Patriotic Sparkle Headbands

  • Pre-K
  • Kindergarten
  • Grades 4-5
  • Grades 6-8
  • Grades 1-3

Wrap Fuzzy Sticks (like pipe cleaners) around a plastic headband and you're ready to shine at the next Fourth of July BBQ with this patriotic party accessory!


  • Glitter Fuzzy Sticks
  • Acrylic Paint Pots, 12 Assorted Colors
  • Glitter Poms Assorted Sizes 75 Pack
  • Plastic Headbands
  • Craft Glue
  • Scissors


Step 1. Gather your supplies.

Glitter Pom Headband Craft


July 4th Craft Project


Step 2.


Glue glitter poms onto plastic headband in desired location.

Design a July 4th headband


Step 3.


For a sparkly fully covered style, wrap and cover Glitter Sticks around the headband shape. Trim any excess glitter sticks. *Tip – you may want to avoid adding Glitter Sticks to the bottom  1/2 inches of your headband a one might find the Glitter Sticks a little itchy behind your ears.

July 4th headband kids craft project


Step 4.


For a more subtle design, use acrylic paint to decorate your headband. Add stripes, icons or polka dots, like those shown, to your headband.

Allow glue or paint to dry at least 30 minutes before wearing your masterpiece to your next picnic or BBQ!