Beaver Hat




About: I'm just a poor high school student who loves video games, pasta, and sleeping in.

There is no better way to teach children about beavers and where they live, than to put it on your head. I have found this brings the point across rather nicely, while adding just a touch of humor :P I decided to make a funny hat, just for fun, that can help kids learn about the environment that other animals live in at the same time

Step 1: Materials

  • hot glue
  • sticks
  • cool woven place mats or more sticks
  • a hat
  • a beaver stuffed animal
  • various colors of paint
  • string
  • needle and thread

Step 2: Paint It

I had to make it at least kinda resemble the color of a beaver den instead of a straw hat, so I painted it in a mix of black, brown, and a clay color.

Step 3: Sticks

I cut up one of the place mats into pieces for the base and painted it. I dismantled the other one into long strips, and cut them so they looked stick like. I painted some so they all looked a little unique (lol I just smeared paint on it) and set them to dry.

Step 4: Glueing Everything Together

I first glued the cut up pieces onto the hat, so it had structure. Next I just glued on all of the strips in no particular order (it's suppose to look like a pile of sticks). I then took actual sticks and snuggly positioned them so they look like they were coming out of the hat.

Step 5: Add the Beaver

The beaver I used was quite large, and had a hat in the stomach -_- .......... Anyways I took the hat out and sewed it up, then I sewed all the legs/arms together, and strung string to it's belly into the hat. I tied the strings quite tightly so the beaver would not flop around. Side note: My beaver was about three pounds.

Step 6: Wear It With Pride

Yes, the perfect hat for any occasion, whether for learning or fashion, this hat is sure to suit all of you beaver habitat needs :)



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    2 years ago

    awesome hat!