Use these directions to create a Pilgrim's bonnet and hat or an Indian's vest. The Pilgrim's bonnet and collar are made by cutting and folding 12 X 18 white construction paper. Make the Pilgrim hat by cutting the pattern from a 9 X 12 black piece of construction paper. Finally, the Indian vest is made from an ordinary grocery bag. Simple directions and patterns are provided.
Grades PreK - 3
Have children dress in costume for their Thanksgiving celebration. Students could also use the bonnet, hat and vest for a reader's theater activity. Kindergarten students could use the costumes in a creative play center.