Toothless, Hookfang and Stormyfly are ready to fly in for your next family movie night, How to Train Your Dragon party or afternoon craft. This easy dragon costume hat tutorial shows you how to turn premade baseball caps into How to Train Your Dragon characters that will thrill and delight any dragon fan.
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I’ll admit it; I have a soft spot in my heart for Vikings.
My hometown was founded by Scandinavian immigrants and still boasts a wonderful Norwegian American History Museum and Norwegian heritage festival each summer. While I can only claim a tiny pinch of Scandinavian heritage, growing up around the culture taught me to appreciate all things Nordic!
How to Train Your Dragon
Have you seen How to Train Your Dragon or How to Train Your Dragon 2? The movies are based on a children’s book series by Cressida Cowell and are set on the mythical Viking island of Berk.
Berk is inhabited by Vikings, sheep and DRAGONS! Both movies are full of adventure and offer families a chance to talk about conflict resolution, war and peace.
We were thrilled when we heard that Hiccup and Toothless were coming back in an all-new action packed Netflix kids original series, DreamWorks Dragons: Race to the Edge. The series features all your favorite How to Train Your Dragon characters on a quest to explore strange new worlds, seek out never-before-seen dragons and end the war between Vikings and dragons once and for all.
Easy Dragon Costume Hat Tutorial
I decided that a dragon craft would be the perfect way to celebrate the new DreamWorks Dragons: Race to the Edge series. The kiddos and I brainstormed and decided that baseball hats look great when decorated as dragons.
This easy How to Train Your Dragon craft uses felt, premade baseball hats and glue (either permanent fabric glue or hot glue). It is a simple craft that only takes a few minutes: simply cut, glue and enjoy! I hope you try making a Night Fury, Deadly Nadder or Monstrous Nightmare of your own!
How to Train Your Dragon Hat Supplies
- 1 premade baseball hat per dragon (I bought mine at Michaels for $2.99)
- Craft felt
- Hot glue or permanent fabric glue
- Free PDF printable pattern for a Night Fury, Deadly Nadder or Monstrous Nightmare.
How to Train Your Dragon Hat Directions
1. Print the free printable pattern of the dragon you want to make (click on a dragon name to access the free pattern library).
|Night Fury Printable PDF||Deadly Nadder Printable PDF||Monstrous Nightmare Printable PDF|
2. Trace pieces on felt and cut out.
3. Follow directions to assemble hat.
Night Fury Hat Directions
Deadly Nadder Hat Directions
Monstrous Nightmare Hat Directions
Easy No Sew Dragon Wings
Make a set of no-sew Dragon Wings to complete your dragon costume!
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