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Scarecrow Hat

This Scarecrow Hat is an easy and inexpensive way to dress the kids for Halloween Trick or Treating. Add an old shirt with some straw stuffed in the sleeves and you’ve got a costume.


Brown Paper Bag

Straw or Rattan



Scraps of material & trim

Masking Tape

Ball (size of your head)


Split bag open and place  centered over ball . Press paper with hands around top half of ball to shape.

Hold in place while second person wraps large pieces of tape around to make hat band.

Remove from ball.

Using picture as reference decorate for your own personal scarecrow hat.

You might enjoy reading these books:

The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Scarecrow by Cynthia Rylant

The Scarecrow's Hat by Ken Brown

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Fall Crafts, Halloween Costume Ideas, Halloween Recycled Crafts, Storybook Crafts

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