How to Make a Paper Captain's Hat

Written by yuurei serai
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How to Make a Paper Captain's Hat
(Migraine Chick, Flickr Creative Commons, J.T Halon)

Children and adults alike have large imaginations. Nowadays, pirate parties and pretending to be a pirate is huge, especially since "Pirates of the Caribbean" was release on video. If you're creative, there are plenty of ways to make pirate outfits and accessories for those who wish to become a pirate. Learn how to fold a paper captain's hat for any little buccaneer looking to rule the high seas.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • 1 large piece of paper

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Fold the piece of paper in half with the open end facing you.

    How to Make a Paper Captain's Hat
  2. 2

    Grab the two upper corners of the creased end and fold each corner toward the centre. This will create a point on the top.

    How to Make a Paper Captain's Hat
  3. 3

    Fold the bottom edges up toward the centre. Lift and crease the side that faces up, then flip the paper over and repeat on the opposite side.

    How to Make a Paper Captain's Hat
  4. 4

    Stick your fingers inside the hat and "fluff" it out by pushing the two long ends in toward each other.

  5. 5

    Wear your hat.

Tips and warnings

  • Add feathers and adornments after the hat is completed to create a unique and customised look.
  • Don't pull too hard when opening the hat up. You could tear it.

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