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How to Make a Statue Of Liberty Crown for the 4th of July

Celebrate the fourth in style by jazzing up your attire with these simple steps.

Instructions

  • Step 1: Cut the band Cut 2 1/2 inches from the rim of one of the paper plates.
  • TIP: Measure with a ruler before cutting.
  • Step 2: Cut out the center Cut out the center of the plate, leaving about a 2 1/2 inch round band.
  • TIP: Place the plate on the child's head to check for fit. If it is too tight, cut more from the center, leaving a smaller rim.
  • Step 3: Repeat Repeat these steps with the other plate.
  • Step 4: Draw triangles Draw three triangles on each piece of paper, 4 inches wide at the base and 9 inches tall. Cut out the triangles.
  • Step 5: Staple the triangles Evenly space the triangles around the headband and staple into place with the points facing outward.
  • Step 6: Glue the other plate Glue the second plate over the top of the first to hide the staples.
  • Step 7: Decorate your crown Paint your crown green to resemble the real Statue of Liberty and you are now ready to celebrate!
  • FACT: The French shipped the Statue of Liberty to America in 350 pieces.

You Will Need

  • Scissors
  • 2 white
  • 9-in. paper plates
  • Pencil
  • 2 pieces of green construction paper
  • Stapler
  • Glue
  • Green paint
  • Paint brush
  • Ruler (optional)
  • Child (optional)

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