During chess classes,  kids  get excited about the origins of the chess pieces, especially when we talk about the bishop’s hat: The Mitre!

In this posting you will find 2 different styles of newspaper hats.

Bishop’s Hat Folded from Newspaper 

Use one whole sheet of newspaper


Bring top corners to center


Fold  top layer at the bottom up one time



Turn newspaper over and bring corner of hat to the center

Bring other corner to the center

Fold piece at bottom up



Child’s sized Newspaper Pirate Hat

Use a whole sheet of newspaper

Fold in half


Fold each of the top corners to the center

Fold top layer at bottom up


Fold it up again


Turn newspaper over and fold up bottom


Fold it up again (like other side)