It’s 4pm on Thanksgiving Day. You’re in all probability filled with turkey proper now, or within the means of stuffing your self with turkey, or nonetheless ready to stuff your self with turkey. (In the event you ate ham, get the hell out of right here.) what meaning? It’s time to make hats!
Making turkey hats is an previous Thanksgiving custom. It’s not arduous to see why; turkey hats mix two of our favourite issues: meals and trend. Hats additionally make your head look greater, which is able to persuade those that your mind is large.
Individuals who put on hats are sometimes the lifetime of the social gathering. Want proof? Take a look at this image of Spock.
Boy what a boring man. Now, what if we throw a hat on him?
Immediate social gathering animal! You can also be this man. However as an alternative of creating the standard Turkey hat for Thanksgiving, why not make a hat utilizing gaming’s first chook: the Chocobo.
Learn on to learn the way.
Making Chocobo hats is a enjoyable household affair. It’s additionally sensible. If that annual post-meal brawl breaks out, you’ll already be armed with scissors. Right here’s what you’ll have to get began:
- Development paper (all colours)
- Glue (edible)
- The unstated disgust of your older cousins
- Kenny Loggin’s Prime Gun Soundtrack
Start by reducing a chunk of yellow paper into a big circle (don’t fear it will possibly’t really feel something.)
That is what a circle seems to be like:
Subsequent, reduce out a beak and a few eyes. Here’s what you’re aiming for:
In case your uncle begins screaming about how his ex-wife wrecked his boat or your nephews begin a yard wrestling match in the lounge, crank up Kenny Loggin’s “Hazard Zone” and shut out the sound of smashing dishes.
Subsequent: placing all of it collectively.
Households could be arduous. Is your mother screaming at you to take out the rubbish? Is your Dad yelling at you, as a result of he doesn’t need you to chop off all of the cat’s hair? Is a few previous man complaining that you just broke into his home and stole his struggle bonds? Ignore them. They don’t perceive you. You’re an artist. You want these struggle bonds to make your Chocobo hat.
It’s time to place the entire thing collectively. Glue your beak and eye to your circle after which affix the entire Chocobo head to a different piece of paper (or struggle bond) and wrap it round your head. Be happy so as to add a number of little additional particulars to your hat. Actually make it your individual. Add some additional tuffs off hair or a ruffled forehead. In case your Chocobo is full of friendship and magic, add some glitter.
In the event you’ve adopted our directions fastidiously, you need to find yourself with one thing like this:
*Outcomes might differ
There you may have it. You are actually free to expertise the true joys of Thanksgiving. Throw away the unused scraps of paper (ignore their cries for mercy; they weren’t adequate to make the reduce.) Now, go have some pie and hug your grandma – not solely will she be freaked out by your new hat, she’ll gained’t know what to make of this random affection.
And bear in mind, for those who get bored later, you may all the time make Chocobo hats in your pets.