Doll Craft: Make an Easy Witch Hat for Dolls

Chrissa and her witch's hat

You can make your doll an easy fun foam witch’s hat from items you may have on hand or that you can easily find at either the dollar store or craft store.

I used a hot glue gun when I made mine, I recommend it as it is a quick bond but you should only use one under supervision!

To make a hat you will need:

  • Two pieces of black fun foam
  • A side salad plate
  • A pair of scissors
  • A pencil
  • A glue gun with replacement sticks
  • *Ribbon and Plastic Spiders optional!

How to make a witch hat for dolls

First you need to trace your salad plate on your fun foam and cut out. You will need to cut out two circles.

Take one of the circles and fold it in half and cut it along the line you just made. You can save the other half to make a second hat or you can save it for another project later.

making a doll witch hat

Fold the half circle matching the flat edges and glue. This will be the cone part of your hat.

Doll Witch Hat 2

Cut small snips along the edge of the cone and fold them out so your cone looks like the photo above. This way it will sit flat on the brim of your hat.

doll craft halloween witch hat

To create your brim you can cut out a small circle or oval out of the center. This gives you placement for the glue. Add the glue around the oval and place the cone on the top of the glue line and carefully press down the cone into the brim.

halloween craft for dolls

When it is dry you can place it on your dolls head. This hat is just to sit on top of your dolls head. You can glue it to a hair band or you can use a hole punch to add a ribbon tie on either side of the cone and tie a bow under your dolls chin or leave it as is.

I decorated my hat with some orange ribbon I had on hand and a left over spider decoration from my party store. There are so many ways you could dress up this hat! You could add some yarn hair and glue it to the inside of the hat, you could use fall leaves or flowers, the choice is up to you.

Doll Witches Hat for Halloween

So, if you didn’t know what costume to make for your dolls for week two of the Halloween Parade, now you have a quick and easy project to try! I hope to see some of these in the parade.

Stop by next Friday for more doll craft fun with Karen of Karen Mom of Three!

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  1. Kate says:

    That is SOOOO cute!!!!!!! I really want to make it!!!

  2. Nat says:

    Karen, first off it’s really cool! But, do you think someone could make it using sturdy felt???? I have sturdy felt but not foam, just wondering.

  3. Barbara says:

    That is such a cute idea! I think if you stick the cone through the hole in the brim and glue the tabs in on the inside part, it will look a little neater. But still, fun idea!

    You’re so lucky you have Chrissa. She’s my favourite GOTY.

  4. Felt works great too! You could do it very easily with regular felt as well.

  5. Emma says:

    Awesome! I am going to make it! I might make a brown one if I don’t have any black fun foam. :)


  6. Priya says:

    I wish I could do this craft, but I don’t have a glue gun. :( thanks though!

  7. This is so creative!!!!!!!!!!!! Hey, didn’t you have a comment last craft that asked for a witch hat?

  8. Tina says:

    luv this idea! hey char, besides cute looks, what makes up a great doll?
    p.s. has there ever been a doll diaries spa?

  9. Alicia says:

    on halloween ill tell you what i am going tobe for halloween

  10. olivia says:

    Ooh! I LOVE it Karen. Chrissa looks so pretty in that shirt and her hat. Once again Karen you are awsome! : )

  11. olivia says:

    Chrissa looks so pretty in that DRESS is what I meant.

  12. Thanks everyone and yes someone asked last week about a hat, truth is I wrote all these posts in advance and it was just a coincidence. I hope you like what is coming up in the next few weeks, A glue gun is a great craft investment but should be used under parents supervision. I promise that not all the crafts I do will require one, but they do make crafting faster!
    I made the outfit that Chrissa is wearing this week. It is a shirt and skirt.

  13. Thanks Karen! I might do that for Ivy

  14. Sarah says:

    How cute!! I love it! Next week Rebecca is an actor and Natalie is my little ninja! For the parade I mean.

  15. Paige says:

    wow that is sooooooooooooooooooooo cute!!

  16. olivia says:

    Sarah- Ooh a ninja! Can’t wait to see it. : )

  17. Sarah says:

    Olivia- Thank You! She’s excited too! : D

  18. Sarah says:

    Hi! I’ve had my cataloug subscription from AG since 2008. I havn’t gotten the last cataloug though. Is there like a time when they stop sending them to you? And if so when? Should I resend for catalougs? Thanks you very much! : )

  19. Skylar says:

    sarah-just call AG and tell them about it.

    Karen- sooooooo cute! I love it i cant wait for week 3’s craft