Paper Pilgrim Bonnet
Remember the Mayflower, and give the little ones a fun way to play out scenes from the first Thanksgiving with these paper bonnets. You do the cutting, and the kids can do the gluing and tying.
- Bonnet Template
- Heavy-stock paper, 11 by 17 inches
- Binding, two 24" lengths
- Hole punch
Download the bonnet template and use as a guide on a piece of heavy-stock paper.
Use hole punch to make a hole on each side, 1/2 inch beneath fold line and 1/2 inch from edge. Mark spots 5 1/2 inches from each bottom edge, then make a 3-inch vertical cut line from each point.
Fold across dotted line to make cuff; thread ribbon through each hole. Fold bottom corners inward to create back of bonnet, above, and secure with glue dots; fold down back flap and secure with glue dots.