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Groundhog Headband Craft

Free template for a groundhog headband for kids

Make a groundhog headband to turn your child into a rodent afraid of shadows. It's the perfect Groundhog's Day craft for your kids. Download and print this a free .pdf template from our Kids Play on Groundhog's Day blog post. Or follow the instructions below:

Gather Supplies:

  • Two 8.5"x11" pieces of construction paper in brown (or any color)
  • One piece of construction paper in cream (or any different color)
  • One piece of plain white paper
  • Black paper or black markers
  • Markers
  • Scissors
  • Stapler, tape and/or glue

Headband strips

Make a Headband:

  1. Fold a piece of brown construction paper in half and then in half again to make three long creases. 
  2. Unfold paper and cut four long strips along the fold lines. Each child will need two to three strips.

Groundhog head and ears for headband costume
Make a Groundhog Head and Ears:

  1. Fold a piece of brown construction paper in half to make one short crease. 
  2. Cut out a semi circle to make two groundhog heads.
  3. Keep paper folded and cut out two semicircle ears to make four ears in total. 

Groundhog face for headband costume

Make a Groundhog Face

  1. Fold cream paper in half.
  2. Cut out two circles for the groundhog's muzzle.
  3. Cut out or draw on eyes and nose with black paper or black pen.
  4. Assemble groundhog faces using staples, glue, or tape. 
Assembled groundhog DIY costume head gear

    Complete the Groundhog Headband

    1. Staple or tape the groundhog face to the middle of a headband strip.
    2. Staple or tape a second strip to the end of the first strip.
    3. Measure the headband on each child’s head, and tape or staple into a circle.
    4. Wear and "chuck chuck" like an angry groundhog. 
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