Simple Olympics Craft: Leaf Crowns

Excited about the Olympics but not about figuring out how to do a complicated craft with your kiddo? Never fear! This leaf crown Olympics craft is extremely easy, fast and fun.

Simply olympic craft leaf crown

Materials you’ll need:

  • Pipe cleaners (gold or silver)
  • Faux leaves (find these at any Michael’s or home hobby store and often come on plastic stems)
  • Scissors

Yep. That’s all you need!

To make the crown:

  1. Clip the faux leaves off of the stems
  2. Cut a small incision into the middle of the leaf
  3. Choose 1-2 pipe cleaners (depending on the size of your child’s head)
  4. Thread several leaves onto the pipe cleaner
  5. Twist the end of the pipe cleaner together to create a crown

Host your own mini-Olympics at home and give away the crowns as medals!

Jenny Wearing the Olympic Leaf Crown

Here’s me wearing the leaf crown around the house. Next time I decide to take a picture, remind me to brush my hair and put on some mascara! Oh the life of a mom. 😉


  1. What a fun craft! I did a floral crown last week and really wish I had thought of using pipe cleaners it would have saved my fingers a lot of pain!


  2. This is a fantastic craft idea!

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