If you’re looking for affordable and easy clothespin crafts to do with the kids, you have come to the right place! Everyone has old clothespins in their junk drawer waiting to be used. With these tutorials, you can make anything from an airplane to an army of zombies. So… whether you are looking for a new toy or a homemade decoration for the house, there is something here for you!
Plus, if the kids want to add a few games to their craft day, you can download these fun and easy free printables, there are a few below! If you’d like to see any other I Spy games, just let me know!
Here are the crafts I found:
Sparkly Clothespin Dragonfly Craft
Source: I Heart Crafty Things
I don’t know about you but I always have random clothespins laying around the house, right? If you are looking for an easy craft to make with the kids, these sparkly dragonflies would be perfect. Check out this tutorial and make one in four quick steps
Talking Dinosaur Clothespin Craft for Kids
Source: Gluesticks Blog
We all know a kid who is obsessed with dinosaurs. This one is for them! Grab some paper, scissors, glue, and of course clothespins! This tutorial shows you how to create a cute little talking dino. Your kids will love it and they’ll spend hours playing with it!
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Minion Clothespin Craft for Kids
Source: Glue Sticks & Gumdrops
Get ready to fall in love with this little craft. Kids love Minions! After seeing the movies, I’m sure they want to get everything Minion-themed. Make their wish come true with these DIY Minions using clothespins and paint. After you add those googly eyes, you will be your kids’ favorite person ever!
Peek-a-boo Clothespin Eggs
Source: One Little Project
You can never have enough Easter decorations, that’s a fact! And Easter is the perfect time to get busy with some crafts at home. This one is not only a fun little decoration but also a super cute toy for your little ones. Make some sparkly clothespin eggs following this amazing tutorial! By opening the clothespin, you “crack” that egg. How cool is that?
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DIY Color Block Clothespins Magnets
Source: Sisters What
If you use the fridge for a bunch of little messages to your family, then this tutorial is perfect for you! It shows you how to create some color block magnets for your fridge. The greatest thing about it is that they’re made of clothespins, so you have no reason not to do this today!
Coffee Filter Turkeys Thanksgiving Craft for Kids
Source: Life With Darcy and Brian
If you’re looking for a craft project using items you already have at home, this one is perfect! Following the steps, you’ll create a Thanksgiving turkey made out of coffee filters and clothespins. Needless to say, it’s the perfect DIY project for your family!
Source: The Craft Train
Do you want to make some crafts with your kids without spending a bunch of money? If you just said YES, here’s a tutorial for you. Create a little monster craft with some yarn, paint, clothespins, and googly eyes. Your kids will end up making up games with these cute little monsters!
Clothespin Flower Fairy Craft
Source: The Craft Patch Blog
This is the most magical DIY project you will ever come across! Flower fairies made with clothespins. Aren’t they enchanting? So, grab some silk flowers and the rest of your supplies, and get down to business. After you’re done, you will want to put these somewhere where everyone can see them because they’re stunning!
Stamped Christmas Clothespins
Source: Organize Your Stuff Now
Clothespins are very functional. You can use them as decorations or you can hang anything and everything with them. With this tutorial, you can create some stamped Christmas clothespins very easily. You can write your names on the pins or even write little Christmas words. So, let’s do some crafting and spread the Christmas spirit!
Clothespin Bat Craft for Halloween
Source: The Kindergarten Connection
The most mind-blowing crafts are always around Halloween! If you want to make your home extra scary this year, add some bats. And no, you won’t have to buy plastic bats as you can create cute little bats out of some clothespins. Plus, you can add fangs and googly eyes on them for a more realistic look. Not only are they great decorations but your kids will also love playing with them.
How To Make A Clothespin Craft Crocodile Craft
Source: The Inspiration Edit
Doing crafts with your kids is not only a fun family time but also educational as they develop their imagination and fine motor skills. Support their development with this great clothespin crocodile craft. You probably have all the supplies you need. So, gather them and get down to work!
Heart Butterfly Craft for Valentine’s Day
Source: Glue Sticks & Gumdrops
Falling in love with Valentine’s Day crafts is extremely easy! And falling in love with this one is even easier. This tutorial shows you how to create a heart-butterfly with some paper and clothespins. It is super easy and incredibly fun! So, let’s do it!
Clothespin Zombies Craft
Source: Our Kid Things
Create a scary army of clothespin zombies with this fun DIY project! You know that you need some zombies this Halloween and these are perfect because you can put any expression you want on their little faces. They can be scary, goofy, or even cute. Gather your supplies and ask your kids to join you for a fun-filled afternoon!
How to Make a Christmas Angel Ornament
Source: Fireflies & Mud Pies
Can you imagine a cute little angel ornament made of a clothespin? It’s possible! Just check out this tutorial to dress, decorate, and paint your angels in any way you want. Let your kids play with them and after they are done or use them as Christmas decorations.
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Hungry Fish Craft
Source: Crafts by Amanda
You need to call your kids for this one! This tutorial shows you how to make hungry fish from a clothespin. They can open and close their mouths and can get as colorful as your kids want them to be. Your little ones will love playing with them after. Isn’t that what you want – a toy your kids will actually play with?
DIY Sheet Music Clothespin Magnets
Source: Rose Clearfield
Homemade crafts with clothespins can never go wrong and they always look stunning. And this one is one of those overwhelmingly stunning crafts. Create a sheet music clothespin magnet following this tutorial. All you need is some old sheet music and free time to make these magnets.
Pencil Themed Clothespins for Back to School
Source: The Educators’ Spin On It
Get your kids excited about going back to school with this pencil-themed craft. It is a very easy DIY project and the main supplies for it are clothespins and paint. You can make them as fun as you want. Plus, you can send these back to school with your kids to keep their homework organized!
Learn Colors and Counting Game
Source: Happy Tot Shelf
Have toddlers and/or preschoolers at home? Here’s a great DIY project that will help you teach them colors, color matching, and counting. Plus, it’ll develop their fine motor skills.
Cute Little Carrot Craft Project
Source: Our Clover House
Farmhouse décor adds a little something to your home that no other decoration can. And if that farmhouse décor is homemade, well, you’re winning. This tutorial shows you how to make the cutest clothespin carrots. All you’ll need is some glue, clothespins, yarn, and orange paint.
Clothespin Mermaids Craft
Source: Dine Dream Discover
There’s a whole bunch of crafts that are easy to make using clothespins. So, why not try and make a clothespin mermaid? Follow this tutorial and create a very cute sea lady! Take those pompoms, throw some glitter around, and do it!
Spring DIY Wreath Craft
Source: Design Improvised
Spring is undeniably the most magnificent time of the year, with all the flowers, trees, and the stunning weather. So, welcome that amazing time with a little craft. This tutorial will show you how to make a clothespin wreath. It’s very simple to make, even though it looks extra elaborate.
Washi Tape Clothespins Tutorial
Source: Make Life Lovely
Get ready for the quickest and easiest tutorial ever! Decorate some clothespins with washi tape and turn them into magnets for all your important fridge messages. It’s that easy! Don’t believe me? Check out the tutorial!
Quick and Easy Dollar Store Clothespin Hack
Source: The Cottage Market
Looking for an easy family craft to add to your Christmas traditions? Let’s get down to business! Grab some embellishments, paint, a bit of glue, and as many clothespins as you want. Get ready to make your home incredibly Christmasy!
Clothespin Paper Puppets
Source: Moms & Crafters
This is the best tutorial if your kids love role-playing and putting on little plays at home. (And what kid doesn’t love that?) It shows you how to create paper puppets with clothespins. Apart from puppets, your kids can use them in any way they want.
Colorful Clothespin Trivets
Source: Dream A Little Bigger
If you are crafting with your kids, I’m sure you are cooking with them as well. Combine the two with these cute crafts and make affordable trivets for your kitchen! And the best part of all of this is that they are entirely made of clothespins. You already know you cannot miss this one!
Car Craft With Clothespins
Source: Frugal Fun 4 Boys
Are your kids bored with all the toy cars they have at home, but you don’t want to get them any new ones? Here’s a DIY project you’ll love. You can help them create cars out of clothespins and buttons. Plus, the cars can be in a variety of colors and designs!
Clothespin Leprechaun Craft
Source: The Best Ideas For Kids
Get in the festive spirit for St. Patrick’s Day with this fun little craft! This DIY project will leave you with the cutest leprechauns that have small clothespins for arms and legs. Add your own creative touch by creating the style of googly eyes and the facial expressions of your choice!
Cute Clothespin Button Bat Craft
Source: I Heart Crafty Things
Let’s jump in the Halloween spirit with this Halloween-themed craft! Following this tutorial, you will create a new bat-shaped decoration in only three quick steps. When it’s that easy, you have no reason not to do it. Halloween, here we come!
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Caterpillar Clothespin Kids Craft
Source: DIY Inspired
Kids love pom pom crafts, so, here’s a project that helps that cute little obsession. Make fun caterpillars pets out of pompoms and a clothespin. Your kids can choose its colors. Awesome, right?
Clothespin Snowman Craft for Kids to Make
Source: Easy Peasy and Fun
Jazz up your clothespins, so whenever you need to hang up a little note, it’ll look cute. So, let’s make some festive snowmen out of clothespins! Follow this detailed step-by-step tutorial and enjoy your quirky clothespins.
Source: One Little Project
Step up your classic paper airplane with this creative craft! Grab some clothespins, popsicle sticks, glue, paint, buttons, and build yourself a little airplane! After you’re done, your kids will have a new toy to run around with.
Easy Clothespin Firefly Craft for Kids
Source: Sunny Day Family
Let’s celebrate summertime with this fun craft! Now, you can create a firefly out of a clothespin. Isn’t that amazing? You will need some paint and googly eyes to brighten up that clothespin. A few minutes later, you will have the best little souvenir to show for your summertime excitement
If you are looking for other creative ways to keep your kids entertained, check out these free activities. I Spy printable games are the perfect way for your kids to have fun while learning!
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