Our Lil’s are learning about our community heroes this week and that means dress up and dramatic play.
Your Lil’ will love creating and wearing their police hat and badge.
Grab your FREE Police Hat and Badge Template HERE!

Lil’ Explorers Focus Skills

Visual Arts

  • Use a variety of visual art materials (paint, markers, crayons, clay) with minimal adult assistance
  • Use visual arts to represent people, places, and things, using spatial awareness to coordinate the features of the representation
  • Explore the use of materials in a variety of different ways


  • Engage in pretend play
  • Utilize familiar props for their intended purpose (use a phone to call someone) and invent new purposes for them

Required Materials

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Police Hat and Badge Template

*Paper Plate


Safety Pin



*Washable Paint

*Paint Brushes

Step #1
Print the Police Hat and Badge Template.
Step #2
Color the star and badge.
Step #3
Cut your paper plate so that you are cutting along the perimeter of the inner circle on the plate. You only want to cut about 3/4 of the way and this should be done by an adult.
Step #4
Cut out the star and badge.
Step #5
Glue the star to the center of the paper plate and the write your Lil’s name on the badge.
Step #6
Put the hat on your Lil’s head and bend the paper flap upwards. Safety pin the badge to your Lil’s shirt.
Now it is time to engage your Lil’ in a game of cops and robbers.

Teacher Tip

We used our police hat and badge while doing our Shape Detective activity so that we were dressed the part.


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