Newspaper Pirate Hat

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Argh,  Matey! Learn how to create your own newspaper pirate hat in a few simple folds!

 

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Materials You’ll Need

  • Newspaper
  • Scotch Tape
  • Black Marker

 

 

 

 

 

Step 1: Fold in Half 

 

Need a last minute project for your little pirate? A newspaper pirate hate is super simple and takes no time at all! To begin, lay out your newspaper flat, and fold down and in half.

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Step 2: Fold Top to Point

 

Starting at the creased top section, fold each side down into a triangle point similar to making a paper airplane. Once folded, use scotch tape to tape these sections down for added stability and structure.

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Step 3: Fold Brim

 

Next, carefully separate the bottom section of the newspaper and fold the top half up into a rectangular shape beneath the folded triangle. Turn newspaper over and repeat. This will create the brim of the hat.

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Step 3: Draw Crossbones & Play!

 

Using a black marker draw the universal symbol for pirates, a skull and crossbones! Carefully open the hat at the bottom and your pirate hat is ready to go! Argh!

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Have you created your own Newspaper Pirate Hat using this guide? Send us pictures and we’ll share it on our Facebook page!

 

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