11 Easy DIY Clothespin Crafts To Excite Your Kids

Clothespins aren’t just a usual thing, they can be used for various purposes, and we’ve already proved it to you with this roundup. Today I’d like to continue the topic with more clothespins crafts but this time they are all for your kids, and believe me, your kids will love them!

If you have younger kids going to school, you’ll likely need a class treat some point soon. Be it birthdays, a special occasion or just a surprise in the lunch box, having a fun treat is something your kids will love!  Why not make these cute butterfly treats?

DIY butterfly treats with clothespins (via www.craft-e-corner.com)

DIY butterfly treats with clothespins (via www.craft-e-corner.com)

Make cute minion guys with your children! You’ll have so much fun painting the clothespins and playing with these toys after they are dry. You could do this for the evil (purple) minions, too, if you want.

DIY minion clothespins crafts (via gluesticksgumdrops.com)

DIY minion clothespins crafts (via gluesticksgumdrops.com)

If your kids love animals or maybe they have just been to the zoo, they may like these clothespins magnets. Hippos and zebras can be a nice idea for this craft and of course you can try some other animals of your choice, maybe cats and dogs.

DIY hippo and zebra clothespins magnets (via craftsbyamanda.com)

DIY hippo and zebra clothespins magnets (via craftsbyamanda.com)

Make a school of hungry fish. Kids can squeeze the clothespin to open and close the mouth. It’s fun craft for any day of the year, or perfect for an ocean unit!

DIY clothespin fish craft (via craftsbyamanda.com)

DIY clothespin fish craft (via craftsbyamanda.com)

Do your kids love sharks and all things oceanic? Whether it’s Shark Week or just a regular Tuesday, this fun clothespin shark is silly and cute, and not too scary. Your kids will have fun pretending to chase the little fish and catch him in their shark’s mouth!

DIY clothespin shark with a fish (via www.kixcereal.com)

DIY clothespin shark with a fish (via www.kixcereal.com)

Clothespins make perfect chomping jaws for this fun dinosaur craft. While dinosaurs are often more appealing to boys, I’m sure there are plenty of girls out there that will love this too! So, pull out that bag of wooden clothespins and spend an afternoon making these fun Jurassic characters. Then sit back and watch them come to life with your kids’ fingers!

DIY clothespins dinosaur heads (via craftsbyamanda.com)

DIY clothespins dinosaur heads (via craftsbyamanda.com)

This kid’s craft involves yarn, clothespins, and imagination! There are so many uses for clothespins like hanging your clothes, using them to store ribbons, and making yarn people. Well, the last one may not be a known use for clothespins, but it’s way more fun than the others!

DIY clothespins and yarn people (via www.blitsycrafts.com)

DIY clothespins and yarn people (via www.blitsycrafts.com)

Small with lots of playing potential, these wooden friends will be the actors in a variety of scenarios across the miles we will travel. They can be renovated any time you want or your kids want.

DIY clothespins wrap dolls (via www.thisheartofmineblog.com)

DIY clothespins wrap dolls (via www.thisheartofmineblog.com)

Clothespins and wooden ice-cream sticks can be used to make these clothespin airplane party favors for Valentine’s Day or just toys. They come out pretty cute, and I’m sure that all your boys will love them.

DIY clothespins and ice cream stick airplanes (via treasureinanearthenvessel.blogspot.ru)

DIY clothespins and ice cream stick airplanes (via treasureinanearthenvessel.blogspot.ru)

Do your kids love superheroes? Then make some of clothespins! Superman comes complete with his own felt cape and a dashing curl falling rakishly over one eye. Wonder Woman is ready for some super lady action with her rockin’ headband, hot shorts, and tall boots.

DIY superhero yarn wrap dolls (via www.two-daloo.com)

DIY superhero yarn wrap dolls (via www.two-daloo.com)

Sweet and simple, this Felt Apple Craft is fun for kids of all ages. Colorful felt apples can be used as gift tags, refrigerator magnets, holiday ornaments, or fall decor. They are even cute for a child’s play kitchen! Continue reading for the full tutorial and to download the free printable apple template included.

DIY felt clothespins apples for kids (via www.firefliesandmudpies.com)

DIY felt clothespins apples for kids (via www.firefliesandmudpies.com)

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