Introduction: Wizard Paper Hat

About: I am a Graphic Designer by trade and a passionate crafter, tinkerer, and inventor at heart

Paper is an incredible building tool and an accessible way to expand our understanding of 3D modeling. Let's build a classic Wizard newspaper hat in the fourth of 8 Simple Newspaper Hat Tutorials. << Click the link to view the whole collection :)

Teachers and Parents:

For more details on how to extended this project for additional learning check out further resources in step 3. Topics include: History, Merlin, Druids, and Mythology.


  • Two Sheet of Newspaper. *Note: You can also use a large flyer or wrapping paper.
  • Tape

Step 1:

  • Lay two sheets of newspaper on top of each other - using two sheets will give more structure to your hat.
  • Starting on one edge, slowly roll your newspapers into a long cone.
  • Make sure that the "open" end at the bottom is large enough to fit around your head.

Step 2:

  • Apply tape along the seam of the newspaper edge to secure in place.
  • Open along the bottom and place atop your head !

Step 3: Extended Learning