Who does not get fascinated by the odd-looking mannequins standing with their arms stretched out in the fields! Of late scarecrows have become a highly sought-after theme for every occasion, particularly Halloween. While designing the hat, which is indeed an essential part of a scarecrow’s decoration, you may use burlap, felt, paper bag, or anything else for the body. Don’t forget to add straws for an authentic scarecrow look. The DIYs below would guide you on how to make a scarecrow hat.
Following easy steps of cutting and gluing, you would get this pretty hat done. Tie a satin ribbon instead of a burlap one, if you want your hat to look extra gorgeous.
Embellish it as much as possible with faux flowers, ribbons, and other things for a brightened appearance. For a spring theme, sunflowers would be perfect. At the same time, you can also include fall leaves if making it for autumn or berries and poinsettias for Christmas.
Follow the link above to create a scarecrow hat for your toddler. Then, make it attractive by following the cues in the picture below. Tie a ribbon at the center; add straws in between, alongside a felt patch at the center. If making it for a girl, add a red or pink ribbon instead of the brown one as shown here.
The leaves, acorns, berries, googly eyes, cob nose, and the cute smile made with brown felt give it an immensely adorable appeal.
If you have a straw hat, turn into a colorful one by adding a whole lot of flowers and other decorations. If planning to make one for autumn, then add faux fall leaves.
To get an exact shape, you could print out a template and make the design accordingly.
A brown paper bag with straws, colorful straps and flowers make this lovely hat that your kid would love to wear as they go trick or treating.
If dressing up your baby girl as a scarecrow for a Halloween party, you could even attach a hat to her headband instead of making her wear it separately. The image below would give you a vivid idea of it. Make the hat with burlap, felt or paper bag or even get a readymade one. Then, glue it firmly to the headband. You are free to embellish it as much as you can for an enticing appeal.
The directions would help make not just a hat but the entire scarecrow costume for your tiny tot. The zig-zag twine pattern adds to its elegance.
The pair of hat with the jeans on it along with flowers transforms it into a beautiful wreath.
The flowers and streamers give the hat a gorgeous look.
By using your origami skill, you could design this cute paper straw hat. Tie a bow on the ribbon for a brightened look.
This DIY would, to a great extent help you replicate the pointy, funnel-shaped Tin Man’s hat if you desire to blend the scarecrow and Wizard of Oz theme for Halloween. The black lace encircling the hat would intensify its gorgeousness.
Make this simple hat look attractive by tying a red ribbon at the center.
You may get a readymade hat, decorate it with patches and add straws to it, just as you see in the picture.
If planning for a baby’s scarecrow costume, this crochet scarecrow hat would suit the best. The sun in the center increases its charm to the fullest.
When involving preschoolers in an exciting scarecrow making craft with toilet paper rolls, use the origami method while designing the hat. Besides the flowers, as shown here, add beads, and glitters to make it look all the more attractive.
The burlap hat with the tulle and ribbon decoration is apt to grace your front door. You could make it a little eerier for Halloween by gluing small skull heads or even spiders.
You would certainly have a blast in making these scarecrow hats as a part of your Halloween costume, or even as a hanger to grace your door. Besides burlap and paper bags, the commonest materials for the hat, you could experiment with felt or art paper of different colors like red, green, brown, or anything else.
Published on July 30th 2020 by Miranda Gibbs