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Sugar Skull Headband

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Looking for a craft that is educational, fun and perfect for the Day of the Dead? Look no further than an engaging and culturally rich Halloween craft for children – our sugar skull headband! Whether you’re an educator or a parent involved in homeschooling or daycare, this craft offers a unique blend of fun and learning.

Sugar skull headband craft for kids

Our sugar skull paper hat is available in two different versions: pre-colored and black-and-white. The black and white version is meant to allow young artists to add their unique personal touch. Children can unleash their creativity while coloring and customizing their sugar skull crowns, adding a vibrant and personalized flair to each one.

The sugar skull paper crown is designed to be easy for preschoolers, kindergartners and older kids, which makes this particular craft suitable for classrooms, daycares, or home environments.

sugar skull headband craft template for preschoolers and older kids

The Dia de Los Muertos coloring craft is perfect if you plan to talk about the Day of the Dead in your classroom in order to help children learn about different cultural traditions. It can be included as part of an educational lesson plan.

You can make the craft more engaging by pairing it with a related film (such as Pixar’s Coco!) or even a book about the Day of the Dead.

sugar skull coloring paper hat for kids
sugar skull headband craft template for coloring

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Our sugar skull paper craft is designed to be educational and fun, whether you’re planning on using it in a classroom setting or you want to try it at home with your kids. This craft combines creativity, learning and cultural diversity which makes it a perfect option for kids of all ages.

Sugar Skull Headband

sugar skull paper crown for kids

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The resource comes with a skull headband template, both in color & black and white.

Print, color, cut and use! No prep work!

Kids can color their crown or use the colored Day of the Dead hat. Or they can use the blank template to make their own skeleton paper crown.

Day of the Dead headband craft for kids

Step by step instructions

Print the headband on white paper.

color the crown

Color the front piece (if using the black and white version) and cut it out.

tape side panels

Tape two side panels to the front piece.

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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