7 Printable Pirate Hats (Free Template)

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Ahoy, mateys! If you’re planning a pirate-themed party or looking to add some swashbuckling style to your wardrobe, you’ve come to the right place. Our printable pirate hats offer you an easy and fun way to create the perfect pirate hat for your next pirate party, be it a themed birthday party or a costume event.

With diverse pirate hat templates to choose from, you can transform any landlubber into a fearsome buccaneer. So, hoist the Jolly Roger and get ready to set sail on a high-seas adventure with these fun and easy-to-use pirate hat templates! Ans we have so many more fun kids printables available here.

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How do you make Printable pirate hats?

Craft Supplies needed to make a pirate hat:


Print and color the pirate hat printable template.

printable pirate hat template

Cut out the template along the outer lines.

pirate hat paper
Pirate Hat Paper

Cut the two 2-inch wide strips of paper and attach them end to end.

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Tape or Glue the ends of the paper strips together then attach them to the back of the hat to make a pirate hat.

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Optional – Attach elastic or string to the ends of the pirate hat to make it more secure.

DIY Pirate Hat
Printing the strips of this hat template on brown paper would be an easy way to disguise the strips

What kind of hat do you prefer?

We have seven different printable pirate hats that you can choose from.  Some have crossbones add-ons, we have a black and white option to allow you to get creative and design the hat the way you would like, and we also have hats with dotted lines on the outside of the hat.  As you are making sure the hat will fit, measure the circumference of your child’s head as you attach the strips of paper to the hat.

How can you use these printable pirate hats?

Using these pirate hat printables is a breeze, even for the most inexperienced sailor. Follow these simple steps to create an authentic pirate hat for your next swashbuckling adventure or party:

  • Choose your desired pirate hat template from our collection of seven options. Each design offers a unique style, ensuring there’s a perfect fit for every buccaneer.
  • Download the free printable template by clicking on the image or the provided link. This will give you access to a high-quality PDF file that’s ready for printing.
  • Print the pirate hat template on sturdy cardstock or paper to ensure durability. Make sure to adjust your printer settings for the best quality output.
  • Carefully cut out the printed pirate hat pattern along the designated lines, using scissors or a craft knife. Remember to ask for adult supervision if children are involved in this step.
  • Follow the instructions on the template to fold and assemble your pirate hat. Some designs may require you to connect multiple pieces, so be sure to have some glue or tape handy for a secure fit.
  • Customize your pirate hat with additional decorations, such as feathers, beads, or drawn-on skull and crossbones, to make it truly one-of-a-kind.
  • Wear your newly crafted pirate hat with pride at your pirate-themed event, be it a birthday party, costume gathering, or simply a fun-filled day of imaginative play.

With these easy-to-use pirate hat printables, you’ll have a seaworthy accessory to complete your pirate costume and make your celebration an unforgettable adventure.

Creative Ways to Use Pirate Hats

Pirate hats are not only essential for pirate-themed parties but also offer a wide array of creative uses that can add excitement and adventure to various occasions. Here are some innovative ways to incorporate pirate hats into your activities and events:

Pirate Day Parties and Events
Pirate hats are a must-have element for any pirate-themed gathering. Encourage your guests to wear their own pirate hats or provide them as party favors. The hats will not only add a touch of authenticity but also help create a fun and immersive pirate atmosphere.  And the fun final addition to a pirate hat would be an eye patch and a pirate ship!

Halloween Costume Inspiration
Pirate hats serve as excellent inspiration for Halloween costumes. Combine it with other pirate accessories such as an eyepatch, a pirate shirt, or a cutlass to create a captivating pirate ensemble that will surely impress at any Halloween party.

Role-Playing and Imaginative Play
Encourage children to engage in imaginative play by donning pirate hats and embracing their inner pirates. They can reenact famous pirate stories or create their own adventures, the pirate hats will help them get into character and bring their imaginative worlds to life. It’s a great way for them to explore their creativity and develop storytelling skills.  In addition to imaginative play, cutting with scissors and coloring encourages fine motor skills in your young learner.

Pirate Hat Coloring Pages

We have included a black and white printable hat to allow your child to get creative and design their own pirate hat the way they want.

Pirate hat paper crowns

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DIY Pirate hat template printables

7 Printable Pirate Hat templates provide an exciting and fun array of options for every pirate enthusiast. These templates cater to various styles and preferences, making them suitable for numerous occasions, from pirate-themed birthday parties to DIY costumes and creative crafting sessions.

By using these pirate hat printables, you can easily transform any event into a swashbuckling adventure, creating lasting memories for children and adults alike.  Your children will have so much fun wearing these pirate hats!