You’ll need a straw hat, glue, and Easter decorations. You can mix and match ideas from the straw hat Easter bonnets shown below to create your own masterpiece. Or you may click on any bonnet photo, or the link below it, for the original source.
All these ideas can go from plain straw hat to Easter bonnet extraordinaire in under 30 minutes. A willing young helper or two may slow things down a tad, but joy is in the making!
How to Make a Straw Hat Easter Bonnet (Ten Design Ideas)
Anna’s Homemade Easter Bonnet is a quick straw hat made of felt, flowers, glittery eggs and pompom chicks. Assemble in about 20 minutes for hours of dress-up play.
Girls Straw Hat Easter Bonnet is ready to wear in 15 minutes when you decorate with Easter stickers, a mini bird nest, tiny birds and ribbons.
Picket Fence Straw Easter Hat has a rustic, floral flavor with a striking picket fence, lots of spring flowers, tulle, chicks and bunnies.
Big Bird Hat is super easy to make yourself using yellow feathers, plastic eyes, pompoms and a piece of gold card.
Butterfly Easter Bonnet makes good use of a butterfly paper punch to festoon a plain straw hat with pretty butterflies. Use a glue gun to attach the decorations, including wooden letters to spell your child’s name.
Dragon’s Eggs Easter Hat is ideal for Harry Potter fans and easy to make with plastic eggs, glitter and some smoky colored Easter grass.
Angry Bird Easter Hat has no how-to directions but is easy to make from the photo. Hot glue tufts of yellow and orange feathers to the top and sides of the hat. Glue on black and white felt circles for eyes and two red rectangles for eyebrows. Make a beak from colored triangles of felt or craft foam glued together. Finally, glue the beak on the front brim of your straw hat.
Dinosaur Bonnet will thrill the dinosaur fans in your family and is easy to make with abundant greenery, a “dinosaur” egg and, of course, your favorite dinosaur figurine.
Easter Straw Hat with Bunny and Carrots is encircled by a craft stick picket fence and beautiful ribbons.
Decorate a Straw Hat Easter Bonnet – with flowers, of course – choose tulips, daffodils, pansies, or lily of the valley for traditional spring color; roses and peonies for romantic flare; or mix and match your favorite blossoms. All flowers look good on a straw hat decorated for the Easter parade!