We love pretend play in our house! So naturally we would need lots of simple accessories for every occasion. These adorable crowns are perfect addition to dress up party for Krishna janmashtami, a birthday party or just because. So many creative options to create with from flowers and lace to recycled materials. I love them all!
Krishna Janmashtami – how to make a Krishna crown
Krishna loved to wear a peacock feather crown on his head .. to recreate that, we have many options.
- You will need blue cardboard,
- Circular white card sheet
- paints in mettalic shades
- Gold outlines
- Plastic OHP sheet
- Glass paints
- Cut a long rectangle from white cardstock enough to circle your child’s head.
- Now cut a circle about 8 inches diameter, for the back of the crown
- Cut out a peacock feather shape from a transparent OHP sheet.
- Using markers, gold outliners & paints, decorate each individual piece as shown in figure.
- Stick them all together and your Crown in ready.
- Glue stick,
- Decorations – beads, glitter, sequins
- Gold wrapper
- Gold lace / zari thread.
- Peacock feather
- Single punch
To make –
- use our crown template – print & cutout a cardboard shape
- Cover the cardboard crown cutout with gold foil / paper . Stick in place with glue.
- Embellish the crown with colorful sequins, beads & shiny stickers.
- Stick a peacock feather on the top.
- Using the single hole punch, make two holes at the end of the crown cutout and lace the zari or golden thread in. Make sure the length of the thread is long enough to circle your child’s head & then some more to be able to tie a secure knot.
- And your krishna crown is ready.