November 12, 2022
Cute Tricorn Hat to Make for Presidents Day

Cute Tricorn Hat to Make for Presidents Day


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If you are looking for a fun Presidents Day for Kids  activity – try making your own Tricorne hats just like our first President George Washington wore.
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Tricorn Hat to Make for Presidents Day

Most men in the 18th century wore a three pointed hat called a Tricorne hat. So at the time when our country was fighting our Revolutionary War and we voted on our first president Tricorne hats were a common fashion. Our 1st President George Washington was picture wearing one too.


President’s day Kids Activity

As an activity to celebrate George Washington on President’s Day we made our own, patriotic Tricorne hats.
fold red, white, and blue paper in half lengthwise

You will need 3 pieces of construction paper – red, blue, and white. You will also need a stapler and an optional yellow star. Fold all the papers in half horizontally.

stack the folded red paper on top of the folded blue paper and staple at one side

No put the red folded paper on top of the blue folded paper with the folded side facing down. Staple 2-3 times 1” in from the right edge .

now staple the white and blue paper

Now open it up. Put the right edge of the folded blue paper flush against the folded white paper (again with folded side down) and again staple 1” from edge.  Repeat to attach the red & white papers as before.

staple the last side to make your triangle

This is what you should have.

fit to child's head and staple the top together

Now put the hat on your child’s head. Again, using a stapler, pull the side of the paper closest to your child’s head together and staple to help tighten up the hat and make it fit your child’s head better.

add a patriotic star to the front

If you want, you can attach a yellow construction paper start to the front to complete your red, white & blue patriotic Tricorne hat. My kids thought it was the coolest project and proceeded to march around with their dart guns to play revolutionary war.

Celebrate Presidents Day on the third monday of February with these free printable Presidents Day Worksheets for elementary age students. This huge pack of 44 pages of  presidents day for kids printables help kids learn about George Washington,  Abraham Lincoln, how we honor our presidents, famous presidential landmarks, and practice a variety of skills at the same time.  These presidents day activities are perfect for kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th graders too. Simply download pdf file with free presidents day printables and you are ready for your Presidents Day Lesson. 

Presidents Day Activities for Kids

 Presidents Coloring PagesIt is important to teach children about how we elect the president of the United States of America. This simple, no prep Voting for Kids reader will help pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. This printable election book is perfect for preparing children for November elections! These free U.S. Presidents Worksheets are a great way for children to practice and improve their knowledge of the Presidents of the United States as well as work on their research and handwriting skills. This history for kids activity is perfect for kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade kids learning about American history, preparing for Presidential Elections for kids, or celebrating Presidents Day.

United States Lesson for Kids

Help children learn about the great country of the United States with these free printables and resources:

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  • American Revolution for Kids.  In 4 units your students will learn what events lead up to the American Revolution and famous figures will making dragon pistols, roll their own cartridges, working spy cipher, cold feet activity.
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  • Civil War for Kids We have recommendations for mapping and visiting famous battle sights nearby, printable civil war board game, make an informative emergent reader, create a flip book or people students should know, and complete some free printable Civil War worksheets.


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