INSIDE: How to make half birthday party hats for kids using plastic yogurt cups and scrapbook paper. DIY birthday party supplies for kids.
The party hat – the staple of any kids birthday party. So what do you do when you’re throwing a half birthday party? Well… You make half the hat. Yes. Half of that iconic cone-shaped party hat. I know if sounds weird but it’s actually quite simple to make and looks even cuter on!
All is requires is that you save some round plastic yogurt cups. So get those probiotics because you’ll need them for crafting purposes!
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how to make half birthday party hats
With the little man in our house turning the impressive number of 4.5, we just had to celebrate this mid-way milestone to the big number 5.0. With half the scrapbook paper and a whole lot of [half] birthday party spirit, here’s how to add to the festivity to this half celebration!
how to easily use yogurt cups to make half birthday party hats
Half Step #1: Cut the yogurt cup in half.
Midway Step #2: Trace out a semi-circle shape (aka: a cone shape) onto your cardstock.
Partial Step #3: Tape one end of the cardstock circle shape to an end of the yogurt cup. Leave an overhang.Once secured, cut slits in the overhang.
Fragment Step #4: Fold and tape the slits to the inside of the yogurt cup.
Partial Step #5: Once secured, make a small hole through the yogurt cup. Insert the pipe cleaner (or elastic or ribbon) and secure to the inside of the cup.
Section Step #6: Fold in any remaining excess paper and bring towards the other half of the quarter circle. Secure with tape. Decorate the half hat with stripes, polka dots, zig zags – to cover up the tape.
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