When it comes to magic, appearance is everything.
Lay a sheet of newspaper on a flat surface.
Sandwich the sheet between two sheets of glossy gift wrap.
Treat the stack as if it were a single sheet of paper, shape it into a large cone.
Tape the overlapping edges of the cone.
Roll up the edge of the cone to create a brow band.
Cut out bright stars from Con-Tact paper and have each child adorn their hat with them.