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Easy DIY Baymax Hat

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We recently had a Big Hero 6 themed birthday party and we were surprised to find that there were already a few cool Big Hero 6 themed products for the party, but not quite as many as we would have liked.  We had to get creative for activities but we also needed them to be easy and quick.  The kids at our party were really excited.  They wanted to do crafts but they really had to be really cute and they had to be really easy.  Lucky for us, our theme was Big Hero 6 and Baymax is like the world’s simplest design.  So while gathering mugs for our (you guessed it) DIY Baymax mugs I noticed white baseball caps were on sale for $3.  We don’t buy a lot of goody bag junk- we try to make a craft and also send home left over party treats as often as possible.  Our EASY DIY Baymax hat is so easy I can barely handle it and it was so darn cute!  The kids thought this was the coolest goody bag gift ever!

If you are looking for an easy DIY Baymax hat this is about as simple as it gets but it does not lack in adorableness – the kids and parents alike all loved them!  Our kids are super excited to wear their Baymax baseball caps to the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration at Walt Disney World in a couple weeks.

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Here’s how you make it – don’t blink.

Supplies needed – one white baseball cap, spray adhesive appropriate for cloth, black felt.

Process

Free hand cut shapes for Baymax.  I used a random mini energy drink bottle (It got sent to our house as an unsolicited sample, I don’t buy that junk) because it was the perfect size to make circles for Baymax’s eyes.  Free hand cut a straight line of felt to connect the eyes.

Take the cap, felt pieces, and spray adhesive outside where there is plenty of ventilation.

Here’s where it gets good….

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Place the felt pieces on a piece of paper and spray one side of each piece of felt.

Kids can easily place their three pieces in Baymax form on the hat.

Voila. The end.

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The set up took me about 15 minutes.  Harry helped all the kids adhere all the Baymax felt pieces to the hats in like 5 minutes.  And the girls were back to chattering away about whatever nonsense they were chattering about.  If you are looking for a craft to eat up a bunch of time, this isn’t it – search Pinterest for “DIY Baymax Hats” – you’ll get a bunch of intricate options there.  But if you are looking for something easy peasy – pin this and get yourself to a craft store stat.  You can be wearing your creation in less than an hour!

Do you have a cool Big Hero 6 inspired craft you can add?  Leave it in the comment section!  I can’t get enough of Baymax crafts and I would love to see more!

Until Next Time ~Kate
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13 Responses
  1. Logan Can says:

    This is so cute and simple! I like easy crafts that the kids can do!

  2. Cori says:

    these are adorable and how fun for the kids to get to make these! Thanks for the idea!

  3. kristi says:

    I am so out of the loop and MUST see this movie with my tot! I love the craft! Hands on and EASY is always best! xoxo

  4. That is so cute! I’m going to have to find a hat to fit a 2 year old and make one for my son. Plus, I like how easy it is. I’m an easy kind of craft person.

  5. Lauren says:

    this is super cute and simple too! You can really tell what it is supposed to be too

  6. That Baymax hat is adorable!!! My daughter would love making one!!

  7. I love how easy Baymax things are to make. Cute hat!

  8. Colleen C says:

    Awe! I LOVED this movie! What a cute idea with the white baseball cap! I can’t wait until my toddler is old enough to appreciate this movie and craft! Thanks so much for sharing this =)

  9. Courtney says:

    So so SO cute- I’m 19,and still tempted to make it because of my love with Big Hero 6 😉 Adorable(:
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  10. Courtney says:

    So so SO cute- I’m 19,and still tempted to make it because of my love with Big Hero 6 😉 Adorable(:
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  11. Big Hero 6 Party By Kate Hamernik | Birthday Express says:

    […] This Baymax hat is almost as easy as the mug.  Kate has the instructions for you to follow right here. […]

  12. Heather Scott says:

    These are so cute! Love how you handle the take away from parties! I’m much happier giving a useable take away than a goody bag with things that will be in the trash by the end of the week. Too cute!

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