Indian headband craft

An easy and stylish Thanksgiving craft.

thanksgiving indian costume craft

An easy way for your kids to be festive and stylish for Thanksgiving!
how to make an indian headband out of felt

You’ll need: scissors, felt, a pipe cleaner, and glue.

  1. Cut two pieces that will fit around your child’s head.
  2. Glue them together at one end.
  3. Use pins to hold it together until glue dries.
  4. Wrap the headband around head and glue the other end.
  5. Let dry.
  6. Cut a piece of different colored felt about 4-5 inches long.
  7. Fold the felt in half and cut to make a long oval with a point end and a little rectangle at the other end.
  8. With the felt still folded cut slits along the felt. Unfold and pull the ends to stretch the felt and separate the slits.
  9. Glue a pipe cleaner on the backside.
  10. Add a dot of glue to the rectangle on the bottom of the feather.
  11. Place the headband onto glue and tuck the pipe cleaner around it.

easy diy craft for kids thanksgiving

You can also speed this process up by using a hot glue gun instead of the regular stuff.

DIY indian headband

For another easy (and more sophisticated) Indian headband check out this new DIY tutorial.

Have a great Thanksgiving!


Jessica (aw2sl)

Lovely comments

  1. says

    This is such a cute and clever idea. Thank you for sharing at Fluster’s Creative Muster. Now that you found our party I hope that you’ll continue to join us every Tuesday evening. PINNED!

  2. says

    How cute! Well done, I like the fact that it is done with felt, it is so soft and nice to wear for kids!
    Thanks for sharing at Foodies & Crafties Soirée!
    Gosia | Kiddie Foodies

  3. says

    Just stopping by to say thanks for linking up at The Merriest Blog Hop! I love this idea and it will be the perfect activity to do with my son and his friends for Thanksgiving. I’ll be featuring your post for this week’s party 🙂

    Happy (early) Thanksgiving!


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