How To Make “A Sailor Went To Sea” Newspaper Hat

How To Make Newspaper Sailor Hat

Ahoy, mateys! Grab a sheet of newspaper, and make your own sailor hat with these easy step-by-step directions. This is a super quick and easy craft that even young learners can make. The hats are perfect for pretend play, or as part of a costume for parent performances.
Get ready for adventure on the high seas with this fun project!

How to make a newspaper hat

Step 1 – Start with a large sheet of newspaper.

Fold newspaper in half.

Step 2 – Fold the newspaper in half.

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Step 3 – Fold down the top corner to the center.

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Step 4 – Fold the other corner down to the center line.

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Step 5 – Fold up the bottom part of the paper.

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Step 6 – Turn the hat over.

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Step 7 – Fold over the sides of the paper about 1 inch (3 cm). To make the hat smaller, fold over multiple times.

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Step 8 – Fold up the bottom flap of paper.

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Step 9 – Put on your new hat and sing!

Author Bio: Basia is an English teacher and blogger from Poland. She shares her activity and craft ideas inspired by her classroom experiences on her blog You can also find her on Facebook and Instagram.

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