Community Helper Hats

Community Helper Hats craft

Do you dream of being a firefighter or police officer? Would you like to honor their courage and hard work? Make a community helper hat to wear today.

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    What community helpers do you admire? Firefighters, police officers, utility and construction workers, and mail carriers? Most community helpers wear hats. Where you live, what colors do they wear? Are there badges on their hats? These directions are for a firefighter hat. You can change them to make whatever hat you choose.

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    Cut most of the way around the inner circle of a paper plate with Crayola® Scissors. Cut the hole in a size to fit on your head. Fold the circle up for the front of your hat.

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    Cut out the center of another paper plate. Cut part of this circle in the shape of a front insignia or badge. The rest of the cut pieces could extend the brim and back.

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    Use Crayola Metallic FX Crayons to decorate insignias, badges, buckles, or other shiny parts of your hat. Color the rest of the hat with Crayola Crayons and your markers.

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    Glue the pieces together with Crayola School Glue. Let your hat air-dry and you’re ready to work!