Everyone wants to be a king or queen for a day. Explain that long ago there were many smaller kingdoms ruled by kings and queens. Explore with students which countries still have royal figures at the head of their governments: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_countries_have_a_king_or_queen
Cutting in a straight line. Cutting angles.
Scissors, ruler, large sheets of colored paper or newspaper (11 x 17 inches), tape, markers or crayons, etc.
1) Measure students’ heads, then cut large strips of paper that are a bit wider than students’ heads and about 6 inches high.
2) Have children cut deep triangles or curves into one side of the strips of paper to make your crown.
3) Have children embellish crowns with paper, newspaper, etc.
4) Secure the back together with double-stick tape.