On February 15, Clifford the Big Red Dog™ will celebrate his birthday! Join in the fun by creating these festive party hats with your class. Just download the template, print, and create.

What You'll Need

  • Compass
  • Heavyweight paper or cardstock in red, white, and black
  • Clifford Party Hat Template printable
  • Scissors
  • Black Sharpie marker
  • Double-sided tape or glue stick
  • Large rubber band
  • Stapler and staples

What You Do

Step 1: Set compass at 6" and draw half-circle on large sheet of red paper. Cut out half-circle. Download, print, and cut out templates.

Step 2: Trace eyes onto white paper. Cut out, then draw in details with Sharpie. Trace nose and hair on black paper and cut out. Repeat with ears.

Step 3: Position half-circle with round edge facing you. Attach eyes to center of half-circle near top edge. Attach nose and ears. Draw mouth with Sharpie. Attach hair in center of top edge on back.

Step 4: Curl corners of half-circle under, bring edges together, and secure in back with staples. Cut rubber band in half and secure with staples to make chin band.


Watch Jim Noonan's video demonstration!