If you have plain plastic headbands, they can be dressed up easily and quickly with some ribbon and hot glue.

Ideas:  Try making headbands with different colors and sizes or ribbon.  Also, make a bow and tie or glue it on top of the headband.

Materials and Supplies

Craft Supplies:

  • Plastic headband
  • Thin ribbon (1/4" or 3/16") in two colors; we used red & silver
  • Hot glue gun & glue sticks

Craft Instructions

  1. Attach one end of  the red ribbon to the inside of the headband near one end with a dot of hot glue
  2.  Wrap the ribbon around the headband leaving enough space to come back and wrap a second color of ribbon.  When you get to the opposite end, hot glue the ribbon in place and cut off any extra ribbon.
  3.  Hot glue one end of the silver ribbon next to where you started the red ribbon.
  4. Wrap the silver ribbon around the headband alongside the red ribbon.
  5.  Hot glue the silver ribbon in place when you get to the other end of the headband and cut off any extra ribbon.

Printable Instructions

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