How to Make a Origami Nurses Cap

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Things You'll Need

  • 8.5 x 6.5-inch Sheet of white paper

  • Scissors

  • Brad or Tape

Make a Origami Nurses Cap

For a fun Halloween costume, the nurse's uniform is one that appears year after year. Nurses no longer wear the recognizable white dress and cap, but the traditional outfit is still a popular costume. You can make your own origami nurse's cap in just a few minutes with some inexpensive supplies.Wear it proudly to all your spooky holiday festivities. Making your own costume is fun, and it saves you money.


Step 1

Fold the the top 1/3 of the sheet of paper down. This forms a brim.

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Step 2

Cut at a 45-degree angle from the bottom corners of the paper. Cut towards the center of the page, leaving an inch or two between the ends of the cuts.


Step 3

Place the paper with the brim face down on the table.

Step 4

Bring down the two outer triangles that were formed. Bend the central triangle over both of them to form the cap.


Step 5

Secure the three layers in the back together with a brad or a piece of tape.


Use bobby pins to secure the cap onto your head.


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