These simple and easy pipe cleaner crafts are the perfect things to make without creating a big mess! Whether you just need something to do instead of watching youtube on the iPad… or you don’t want to break out the paint, you’ll find a tutorial here that I’m sure your kids will love! I tried to find a nice variety of crafts with everything from pipe cleaner flowers to a basic game. Check out the ideas and let me know what you think!
Here are the ones I found:
DIY Pipe Cleaner Tic Tac Toe
Source: Makes & Takes
Take the Tic Tac Toe game to the next level with this magnetic pipe cleaner craft! It’s cute, convenient, and you can take it with you anywhere. If you’re looking for something that won’t make a huge mess… this one is for you!
Pipe Cleaner Bubble Wands
Source: See Vanessa Craft
Is your girl in the princess phase? Maybe she loves Nella the Princess Knight? Either way, this bubble wand craft would be super fun to make. It’s very easy since all you need are some pipe cleaners, in colors of your choice, and beads! Love it!
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Pipe Cleaner Bunny Ears For Easter
Source: Cutesy Crafts
Need a simple easter craft tutorial? It doesn’t get easier than this cute pipe cleaner bunny ears! Plus, if you have some leftover craft supplies, you might even be able to make these without buying anything new!
Grow Your Own Rainbow Crystals
Source: Little Bins for Little Hands
Rainbows are magical and mystical, that’s why we love them so much. But we can’t see them whenever we want. So, why not make your own rainbow? This tutorial shows you how you can make a borax crystal rainbow without much trouble! It’s the perfect indoor activity to make with the kids and the end result is super cool!
Simple DIY Felt + Pipe Cleaner Crowns
Source: The Makerista
Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year! It’s time for joy, family, and parties… But, it’s also time for decorations and crafts. If you enjoy DIY projects, here’s a craft you’ll love. These felt and pipe cleaner crowns look magical and are super-simple to make!
Pipe Cleaner Snowflakes
Source: The Best Ideas For Kids
Looking for some Christmas décor or DIY ornaments? You can make these super fun snowflakes out of pipe cleaners. They look real and you can choose the overall shape. Here are 4 different templates to get you inspired!
How to Make a Pipe Cleaner Rainbow Magnet
Source: One Little Project
Welcome spring to your home with this rainbow magnet craft. It’s one of the simplest crafts you’ve ever seen as it doesn’t require and craft skills nor materials! All you need are several pipe cleaners in the colors of the rainbow, a bit of cotton, a small piece of blue felt, and a few craft tools. This will look great hanging up on the fridge!
Alphabet Craft For Kids
Source: Handmade Charlotte
Here’s the perfect craft project to not only teach but also practice the alphabet with your kids! I absolutely love how fun these look and once you’re done… you can practice spelling out simple words with them. This one’s a double whammy!
Paper Napkin Dancing Princesses Pipe Cleaner Craft
Source: Blue Bear Wood
Pipe cleaners make amazing craft tools… They can create things you would never think of. These dancing princesses are one of the most creative pipe cleaner crafts I’ve seen. They are mess-free and make stylish home decorations. Plus, if you have girls, they can use them as dolls!
Easy Bunny Craft
Source: Rhythms of Play
If you want to decorate your home for Easter but without spending a fortune or decorations, you can make some yourself. These adorable Easter bunnies are super-easy to make. All you need are pipe cleaners in different colors (of your choice) and beads! Plus, the end result is super cute!
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Easy Pipe Cleaner Daffodils and Tulips
Source: One Little Project
Want to bring some spring and summer vibes into the house without creating a mess? There’s no better way than by adding flowers! Espically ones that never die… These pipe cleaner daffodils and tulips are a great craft you can make with your kids. How fun!?
DIY Pipe Cleaner Trees Christmas Craft
Source: Play Trains
Running out of time and want a few more Christmas decorations? Stay away from the crowds and save money this year by making some decorations at home! This pipe cleaner Christmas tree is exactly what you need. And, if by any chance you have green pipe cleaners, this decoration won’t cost you a buck. Love it!
Pipe Cleaner Popsicles
Source: Glued To My Crafts
Looking for some super simple kid’s crafts? What about a craft they adore? These popsicles are easy to make and kids will enjoy making their favorite treat. But, make sure you have tons of tacky glue to make it work!
Bead & Pipe Cleaner Rainbow
Source: Happy Hooligans
Add a special touch to your home with this bead and pipe rainbow craft! It’s fun and creative and a great way to develop your kids’ fine-motor skills. Plus, you can use hang it up on the fridge or hang it from your kids door handle!
Paper Cup & Pipe Cleaner Summer Craft
Source: The Craft Train
If you’re in need of an easy summer craft, this one is for you! These paper cup flower baskets are the perfect thing to make. You need around 10 minutes or less per each basket. Have your kids for help and spend some quality time together!
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DIY Beaded Pipe Cleaner Bracelets
Source: DIY Adulation
Are you ready for hours of silence and free time? This beaded pipe cleaner bracelet activity will do the job! Your kids will have lots of fun and you will be able to take a break. It’s a win-win situation!
Exploding Pipe Cleaner Firework Ring
Source: Mom Dot
4th of July is a big day and we love celebrating it with our friends and family, and a delish barbeque! And, yeah, all those fireworks – we LOVE them! This pipe cleaner firework ring works great as an accessory but you can also customize it as a decoration, like a napkin ring
Super Easy Pipe Cleaner Bubble Wands
Source: My Home Based Life
Can we agree that kids, both, toddlers and those a bit older, are crazy about bubbles? They just love competing who will blow the biggest bubble and chasing theme around. You can create these bubble wands out of pipe cleaners with them and have fun all summer long!
Adorable Animal Craft for Kids
Source: Frugal Fun 4 Boys
Kids love animals – all of them… So, why not make a bunch of different animals? With pipe cleaners and googly eyes, you can create a bunch of different animals. Your kids will enjoy and play with them after you’re done!
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DIY Cactus Craft From Pipe Cleaners
Source: Handmade Charlotte
With a handful of green pipe cleaners, some pom poms, and a bit of free time, you and your kids can make these cute little cacti! You can go as simple or get as creative as you want… and they would be the perfect decoration for their dresser or little desk. Super cute!