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Crafts: "All About Me" Hats

Get to know new students with fun craft projects
for back-to-school.

By Jim Noonan
  • Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8

 

“All About Me” Hats

All you need are a few funky hats, old fabric scraps, trinkets, and glue to create a fun, getting-to-know-you activity the whole class will be mad (hatter!) about.

1 Gather a variety of hats (kids can bring in their own), as well as scraps of fabric and ribbon, stickers, small trinkets and toys, and magazine and newspaper clippings.

2 Have students choose a hat and then decorate it in a way that reflects them, using school glue or a glue stick to affix items.

3 Have them spell out their names with cutout letters or stickers, then wear them at a getting-to-know-you class hat party!

 

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