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    Looking for fun craft activities for our beloved senior residents during Oktoberfest? Then get ready to infuse our beloved seniors’ day with creativity and fun through our German Alpine Hat craft Activity A fantastic idea that can bring a smile to their faces and create wonderful memories.

    It’s all about folding, feathers, and fun. Join our seniors for a day of enjoyable crafting as they transform simple paper into charming Alpine hats adorned with feathers and strings. Dive into a world of art and tradition, and let the imagination soar.

    Click the link at the bottom of this article for the A4 printable version.

    Materials Needed:

    1. Colorful construction paper or cardstock
    2. Feathers (real or craft)
    3. String or yarn
    4. Glue or glue sticks
    5. Hole punch
    6. Decorative items (markers, stickers, or paints)

    Step-by-Step Guide:

    1. Prepare the Paper:

    Choose a favorite color of construction paper and Begin by Folding it in half to create a rectangular shape.

    2. Fold & Shape:

    Help residents fold the paper into a triangular shape with a rectangular strip at the bottom, similar to folding a paper airplane. Assist in gluing or taping the overlapping flaps at the bottom to create the hat’s brim.

    3. Create Hat Structure:

    Assist in gluing or taping the overlapping flaps at the bottom to create the hat’s brim.

    4. Punch a Hole and String for Security:

    Use a hole punch to create a hole in the middle of the hat’s brim. Thread a piece of string both on each side of the hole, tying a knot to keep it secure. This will serve as a chinstrap when wearing the hat.

    5. Feather and Personalize:

    Finally, add feathers to the hat for decoration, and let your creativity shine by personalizing the design with markers, stickers, or paints.

    Feel free to watch these easy instructional video

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