We’ve designed the most adorable elf hat with ears which is super fun for kids or grown-ups to wear this Christmas! These colourful paper elf hats are really easy to make using the FREE elf hat pattern printable.
Download the elf hat pattern to print and then you can use it in two different ways. You can either colour it in yourself or use it as a template to trace around onto coloured card. Either way you’ll end up with the cheekiest, cutest little elf hat craft ever!
Why not try some of our other Christmas elf crafts too? We adore our Elf Finger Puppets, Dancing Newspaper Elves, Jumping Paper Cup Elves and cheeky cork Elf Ornaments. We also love this Paper Bag Elf from I Heart Crafty Things. Such fun Christmas crafts for kids.
Elf Hat Craft Tutorial
Elf Hat Craft Supplies:
- Download your elf hat pattern free at the bottom of this tutorial
- Red, Green and White Craft Paper or Thin Card
- White Pom Pom
- Marker Pen
How To Make a Paper Elf Hat Craft
1 – Download and print your free Christmas elf hat template.
2 – Cut out the template pieces.
3 – Colour the pieces or trace around them onto coloured craft paper or thin card. Make 2 green bands, 2 skin coloured ears, 4 green triangles, 4 red triangles, 2 white zig zags.
4 – Cut out the coloured pieces.
5 – Staple the two green strips together to make a hat band.
6 – Glue the red and green triangles around the inside of the elf hat band. Alternate the colours.
7 – Fold the ear stem and use your marker pen to draw some detail on the ear.
8 – Glue the ear stem inside the elf hat at either side.
9 – Glue the white zig zags to the front and back of the Christmas hat.
10 – One at a time, glue the triangle points together at the top of the elf hat.
11 – When the glue at the top of your elf hat craft has dried and is secure, add the white pom pom on top.
Now your elf hat is ready to be worn! What fun!
Print the Instructions To Make A Paper Elf Hat Below
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