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Dragonfly headband

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That zooming sound you hear might be a dragonfly, or it might be your child’s imagination as he or she creates this dragonfly headband!

dragonfly headband for kids to make this spring or summer

Great for toddlers and preschoolers, this insect paper hat will put a smile on kids of all ages. With its happy smiling face and intricate wings on the sides, the dragonfly paper crown will look so adorable.

easy dragonfly headband

The template comes with two versions: colored and black and white.

colored dragonfly headband

The colored template is great for a spring or summer birthday party. If you want to have a variety of hats, check out also our:

black and white dragonfly headband

The black and white template is for coloring.

Let kids use colors they want or show them the colored version to give them an idea on what colors they could use. Either way, the headbands will look amazing.

Fun facts about dragonflies

Dragonflies are the only insect that can fly backwards, and they can make extremely tight turns, fly upside down, and reach speeds of almost 35 miles per hour! Dragonflies are cold-blooded, and bask in the sun to raise their body temperatures high enough to fly.

Dragonfly headband

dragonfly headbands for kids

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paper dragonfly headbands

How to make a dragonfly paper hat

Print the headband on white paper.

Color the dragonfly, if using the black and white template.


Tape the two side panels to the front piece.

dragonfly paper hats

Bend the headband into a circle. Wrap it around the kid’s head to check for fit. Tape the ends together.

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