Make A Paper Plate Sombrero

Make A Sombrero Out Of A Paper Plate & A Solo Cup!

I got this paper plate sombrero idea from our school’s cultural day. I love it when the kids bring home a fun craft to do! This one is easy and fun to do with the kids! Here’s what you’ll need to make your own paper plate Sombrero:

  • A Paper Plate
  • Scissors
  • Plastic Solo cup
  • Ribbon or Yarn
  • Pom-Poms
  • Hot glue
  • Hole punch
  • Elastic cording

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  • A Paper Plate Sombrero Craft
  • Trace the solo cup in the middle of the plate
  • A Paper Plate Sombrero Craft
  • cut a hole out – you’ll want a hole there so the hat does not slide off your head
  • Glue the Solo cup upside down over the hole
  • Make A Sombrero Out Of A Paper Plate
  • decorate the hat with ribbon and pom-poms by gluing them to the underside of the plate
  • Make A Sombrero Out Of A Paper Plate & A Solo Cup!
  • Use a hole punch to make 2  tiny holes directly across from each other on either side of the rim
  • Tie around a 9 in. piece of elastic cording on to help keep the hat nice and secure 

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