New Years Eve Hat Coloring Craft
Need the perfect last minute, zero prep, print-and-go New Year’s activity? Decorate your January bulletin board with this party hat coloring craft designed for 1st through 5th grade. Best of all, it includes 3 versions. So, every project turns out different! Did I mention the writing prompts? Post your crafts in the hallway with the prompts to make a stunning bulletin board to ring in the New Year.
If you’re racing to figure out a memorable project to quickly put up in the hallway for New Year’s Day, look no further. Students can complete the craft part in one class period. And you can use the accompanying writing prompts to post alongside your projects.
Basically, each child receives a copy of the template. Then, they color everything, cut out the parts, and glue it together. Easy peasy, lemon squeezy!
Teaching in a hybrid learning environment? Assign the coloring pages for homework and focus on the writing in class.
This craftivity also comes with a PowerPoint with step-by-step pictures and simply written directions for young children. Use it for either whole group or small group instruction. Or, assign it to students via Google Classroom, Canvas, etc. so they can work independently.
Are you going to be absent and your substitute won’t have access to technology? No problem! Use the 1-page all-in-one step-by-step picture directions. Just print it out and include it with your sub plans. And then do nothing. Yes, nothing, because I’ve done it all for you!
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Frequently Asked Questions About This New Years Eve Hat Coloring Craft
- How many sheets of paper does this use? Each child will receive two pages with the hat parts on it.
- This resource shows 3 different versions of the craft. What am I supposed to do with the other two? You may decide to assign each table a certain version or you may decide to print a handful of each and let kids pick the one they like the best. Having 3 options will make your bulletin board display more creative!
- Who is this designed for? I designed this for general education teachers.
- What grade level is this for? This resource works best for 1st through 5th grade.
- What materials do I need? Kids will need scissors, crayons, and glue.
- This resource has a specific year date on it. Will you be updating it every year? Please note that I will update this resource every year for as long as I am able to. Log in every year to re-download. However, in the event that I am not able to update, I’ve included 10 additional pages of numbers (0 – 9). This means you will always have access to pages of printable numbers for the current date!
You Will Receive
- 1 Non-Editable PDF Printables – Includes an overview of the directions for teachers, a 1-page printable for students of substitute teachers, new year’s party hat templates, writing prompts, and extra pages of numbers. All of the template pages feature images with THICK outlines, making them easy for little hands to cut.
- Google Drive Access Link – A paperless version of this resource that you can assign digitally if your school is 1:1, virtual, or tech-infused. The link is located at the bottom of page 3 in the PDF.
- 1 Non-Editable PowerPoint Slideshow – Includes large, step-by-step picture directions and text so students independently and you can reclaim valuable class time to work with needy students.
This resource has been updated for New Years 2023 as of 1/17/22.
It’s always hard going back to school in January. It feels like all the fun happens in December due to all the craft projects. Happy to keep the fun going while learning, too. And can I say, I love that this project include 3 hat styles? My bulletin board won’t be boring! – kathy Q.
So cute! Now I just need to decide if I want to hang these in the hallway or in our room! – Emily J.