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Snake Headband Craft For Kids(Free Template)

Snakes are some of the most fascinating creatures on Earth. This stealthy reptile has lots of unique patterns, slithery movements, and interesting behaviors.

Your young explorers interested in wildlife will love making this snake headband craft. Kids can create their own colorful snakes and then slither around pretending to be their favorite reptile. 

If your kids enjoy this activity, be sure to check out our other headband crafts. You’ll find ideas for various animals and festive designs for different seasons.

Easy Snake Craft

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It’s a great activity for classrooms or just a fun afternoon at home when learning about snakes and their habitats. Plus, the headband is adjustable, making it suitable for kids of all ages and a great opportunity to combine creativity and learning.

To get started, grab a few common supplies and download our free snake template. Kids can bring their snakes to life with their unique designs and colors. They will be excited to customize their own snake and use their big imaginations once they’re finished.


Snake cut and paste printable craft mockup


Start by downloading the snake template and printing it out. Once you have the template printed, gather the materials needed for this fun activity. Get those scissors ready, and let’s help the kids bring this snake to life!

Hand holding Snake Headband Craft template

First, encourage your child to glue the neck to the center of the headband base.

Hand gluing the base body of Snake Headband Craft

Next, help your child to take the head and glue it to the headband base.

Hand gluing the face of Snake Headband Craft

Now, place the underside of the snake in the center and on top of the neck and glue it in place.

Hand gluing the skin of Snake Headband Craft

Position the eyes below the eyebrows and glue them in place.

Hand gluing the eyes of Snake Headband Craft

Help your child glue the tongue in the center of the mouth.

Hand gluing the tongue of Snake Headband Craft

Finally, tape the extenders on both sides of the headband base.

Hand taping the sides of Snake Headband Craft

Be sure to check out our animal crafts while you’re here! Your kids will love creating more fun DIYs like this one!

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More Fun Ideas For Kids

Zoo Project Ideas

If you’re looking for more zoo themed project ideas to keep the creativity flowing, we have a collection featuring a wide range of animals, from playful monkeys to majestic lions, and everything in between.

These projects and activities are designed to inspire kids’ curiosity about the animal kingdom while providing hours of fun.

Read on below for a selection of books, DIY’s, and activities that will bring the zoo right into your home or classroom!

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Zoo Books For Kids

The Fascinating Animal Book For Kids is a great book for curious kiddos! Find facts on almost any animal your child is learning about. This is a great resource to have in your home library collection.

The View At The Zoo is a silly book about all the animals at the zoo. When the people come to take a look at the animals, they see all sorts of sights! But, there’s a twist to this book that you have to read for yourself and laugh about!

Giraffes Can’t Dance is a sweet and fun book about Gerald the Giraffe. He can’t dance, but doesn’t stop trying! He finally finds his own rhythm when he meets an unlikely friend.

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Zoo Crafts For Kindergarten

Lion Paper Cup Craft – Kids will roar with excitement to make this simple lion! It’s an exciting way for kids to create their own king of the animal kingdom using. All you need are a few basic supplies and our free template. 

Peacock Handprint Craft – Let your kids spread their wings with our bird handprint! Kids will love that their own handprints make the tail feathers of the peacock. It adds a personal touch and it’s a fun and interactive way to explore these beautiful birds.

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Handprint Tiger Craft – Turn your kids’ handprints into creative tigers with this adorable activity! It’s a fun way to bring out their artistic side while learning about these majestic animals. Grab our free template to help you get started.

Elephant Paper Cup Craft – Make a memory your little elephant won’t forget! Kids can transform a simple paper cup into a charming elephant with this fun project. Grab the template, gather some supplies, and let the creativity begin!

Zoo Theme Activities

Our set of monkey worksheets offers a playful way to introduce kids to the letter M. The first worksheet features a maze where kids find capital and lowercase ‘Mm’s to reach the end. It’s a fun letter recognition exercise with a twist!

The second worksheet lets kids practice writing the letter ‘Mm’ by tracing the dotted lines. Finally, the third worksheet challenges kids to label a monkey’s body parts, enhancing their vocabulary and fine motor skills. These worksheets are sure to keep kids engaged while learning!

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These elephant dot to dot worksheets are a great way for kids to have fun while improving their number sequencing skills. They’ll reveal three different elephant pictures that they can color in to add a personal touch.

Connect the dots are a fantastic activity for reinforcing counting, enhancing fine motor skills, and building hand-eye coordination. Once the dots are connected, your kids can grab their crayons or markers and bring the elephant to life.

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Bring the zoo home with these zoo animal printables! There’s a zoo animal memory game to boost focus and recall, a counting worksheet to build math skills, and a pattern worksheet to promote logical thinking.

The pack also contains zoo animal letter mazes, strip puzzles, color match activities, along with letter handwriting practice and recognition sheets. It’s a fantastic resource to spark kids’ curiosity while reinforcing important skills.

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Get ready for a coloring adventure with these free printable zoo animal coloring pages! This pack of 18 pages lets kids explore the animal kingdom while developing fine motor skills and creativity.

Each page features a unique zoo theme with an array of fascinating animals like lions, tigers, elephants, and more. Download and print these coloring pages for a fun afternoon of creative learning.

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Ideas For Kids

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Snake Headband Craft

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Your young explorers interested in wildlife will love making this snake headband craft.


  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Snake template


  1. Download the snake template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by gluing the neck to the center of the headband base.
  3. Next, take the head and glue it to the top portion of the body.
  4. Place the underside of the snake in the center and on top of the base body and glue it in place.
  5. Position the eyes below the eyebrows and glue them in place.
  6. Glue the tongue in the center of the mouth.
  7. Finish off by taping the extenders on both sides of the headband base.

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