Paper Cup Hinamatsuri Dolls

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Celebrate Hinamatsuri - also known as Girls' Day or Doll's Day - on March 3rd by creating your own Hinamatsuri dolls using craft materials you may already have on hand!

Suitable for…

  • 3-5 years
  • 5-12 years
  • 12+ years
Group Size
  • Individual (1 child)
  • Small Group (4 children)
  • Large Group (20 children)

  • Step 1

    Protect your work area, prepare your materials and make sure you have glue, scissors and paint brushes on hand.

  • Step 2

    Paint the paper cup red or blue. Allow to dry.

  • Step 3

    To make a head, trace around the top of the paper cup onto a cardboard square and carefully cut out.

  • Step 4

    Choose a craft paper and cut out a rectangle 18 x 8.5cm. Wrap the rectangle around the paper cup (your paper should meet at the small end of the cup and separate towards the large end). Attach with glue.

  • Step 5

    Draw details on the face with a marker. Look to our designs above for inspiration. Attach the face to the cup with glue.

  • Step 6

    Cut a crown shape out of foil paper and glue this to the head of your Hinamatsuri Doll.


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Cost of all materials
$38.46 (inc GST)
$34.96 (ex GST)
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