Balloon hats are a really fun way to make hats for kids. Best of all, you can use different colors and use felt ink markers afterward to get cool designs added.
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How can you entertain several young children on a rainy day? What activity can keep a roomful of toddlers happy at a birthday party? What can you do with a kid on your first babysitting gig? Make funny hats with them! Kids love hats, and they can add their own unique ideas to each one. Draw lines on a paper plate, as shown below. Make sure to leave about an inch at the edge of the plate. Have your child use safety scissors to cut along the lines. Help if necessary. Fold the triangles upward so they stick up like spikes. Encourage the child to decorate each spike as he or she wishes. Children may wish to put a flower on each spike, or they may draw pictures of the members of their family. Give them ideas if necessary, but allow them to come up with their own if possible. Cut a strip of construction or oak tag paper so it just fits around your child's head. Staple the two ends together to form a loop. Ask your child what type of animal he or she would like to be. Talk with your child ... more