Clothespin Crafts for Kids – Flower Pots, Ladybugs, Planes and More!
I love making DIY projects with children using common household items. This keeps the cost of the project down and makes me feel good to be recycling items in a crafty way. Today, we’ll be looking at some fun clothespin crafts for kids that you’ll be itching to try.
Clothespins are a handy tool that many people have in their laundry rooms, but it’s rare to see clothing hanging on lines in people’s back yards these days. Clothes dryers seem to have made that practice something from a by gone day.
Fortunately for us, the sale of clothespins isn’t slowing down, since the possibilities for using them in activities are endless. From a clothespin flower pot to bugs and animals or planes and garden markers, these clothespin crafts will be sure to keep your child busy for hours.
You can buy inexpensive clothespins in bulk from craft stores or online, and stash them away to use in clothespin crafts on the next rainy day. When the weather isn’t cooperating and the kids are asking for something fun to do, dig them out and try one of these clothespin crafts for kids.
Some of these cute clothespin crafts can be made with very little supervision and others need an adult to have more of a hand in the project. All are guaranteed to make a rainy day the last thing on anyone’s mind this crafty morning.
Cute Clothespin Crafts for Kids
Are the kiddos bored and demanding your attention when it time for you to do some housework? The next time your kids say, “I’m bored!” help them get started on one of these cute clothespin crafts for kids.
They’ll be happy and engaged in no time flat!
Admin note: This post for the DIY clothespin flower pot first appeared on the blog in September of 2013. I have updated the post with new photos and projects to give you a lot more clothespin crafts for kids to try.
Crafts From Clothespins
Don't you love to recycle common household items in your craft projects? I sure do. Today we'll be exploring ways to use clothespins in crafts and fun projects with your kids.
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Make Words with Alphabet Clothespins
This fun idea is a great way to teach kids to read and spell. Once you’ve made a set of alphabet clothespins, you can use them for spelling words and sight words all year long.
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