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Thanksgiving Crafts: Hatband Napkin Rings Table Decoration

Hatband Napkin Rings

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

These miniature toppers are both functional and stylish -- they'll organize your napkins and brighten your table.


  • Cardboard tissue tubes
  • Cardboard
  • Glue stick
  • Masking tape
  • Tempera paint
  • Construction paper
  • Scissors


  1. To make a pilgrim hat, cut a 3-inch-tall piece from a cardboard tissue tube. Along the bottom, make a series of 1-inch snips, spaced ½ inch apart, and bend out the tabs.
  2. Cut a straight line down one side of the tube, overlap the upper corners and tape them in place.
  3. Set the remaining portion of the tissue tube on end in the center of a cardboard circle and trace around it. Cut out the inner circle and fit the doughnut shape over the tube so that it rests on top of the tabs. Glue the tabs to the rim.
  4. Paint the hat and glue on a paper buckle.
  5. To make a feather headdress, cut a 1 ¼-inch-wide ring from a tissue tube and paint it. Glue construction paper feathers to the inside of the tube.