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26 Pipe Cleaner Crafts For Kids

Your kids will have so much fun making these pipe cleaner crafts!

When you have younger kids, you don’t have to worry about toys and gadgets that cost a small fortune. Smaller kids enjoy the simpler things in life. Take advantage of this while you can because when they get older, simple crafts won’t be their first choice. Little kids though love crafts that use some of the most basic craft supplies. The best part for moms is that these pipe cleaner supplies can be found in dollar stores and Walmart for really cheap.

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What Can You Make With Pipe Cleaners?

Pipe cleaners are one of those things that can be used in thousands of different ways. You can also find pipe cleaners in a variety of colours. During the holidays, you can even find some that have tinsel mixed in with the material for a festive touch. They can also be used for making wreaths if you have any left over after your child’s projects.

Pipe cleaners can be used to make jewelry, rainbows, finger puppets, flowers, decorative pens, ornaments, crowns, and so much more. Hit up your local dollar store and stock up on a variety of colours. You’re going to need them for all the awesome crafts below. There are so many fun crafts that your little ones are going to love.

Fun Pipe Cleaner Crafts for kids

With over 26 different crafts to choose from, you’re bound to find something your kids will love making. Most of the other supplies needed can also be found at Walmart or your local dollar store. Choose a few of these crafts and put together craft kits or busy bags for rainy days. You’ll love being able to pull these out of the cabinet and have something for those times when your kids are bored.

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  1. Pipe Cleaner Rainbow Bracelet
  2. Pipe Cleaner Caterpillars 
  3. Coffee Filter Butterfly
  4. Styrofoam Cup Mini Spring Flower Pots
  5. Pipe Cleaner Puppet
  6. Pony Bead Fish
  7. Easy Cross Pencil Toppers
  8. Pipe Cleaner Bird Feeder Kids Camp Craft Lightning
  9. Pipe Cleaners and Melted Beads Spring Ornaments
  10. Kid Friendly Spring Flower Vases
  11. Dr. Seuss Craft Cain The Hat Pencil Topper Finger Puppet
  12. Easy Monsters Finger Puppets
  13. Stick Bug
  14. Pool Noodle Spiders
  15. Pipe Cleaner Creations
  16. Pipe Cleaner Rainbow Magnet
  17. Beaded Pipe Cleaner Snowflakes
  18. Pipe Cleaner Finger Puppets
  19. Pipe Cleaner Crafts – Make 5 Minute Crowns
  20. Button Pipe Cleaner Rings
  21. Pipe Cleaner Bottle Bird Feeder
  22. Fine Motor Skill Flower Beading
  23. Pipe Cleaner Snail
  24. Pipe Cleaner and Bead Snake Craft
  25. Nella The Princess Knight Bubble Wands
  26. Pipe Cleaner Fishing Game

I hope you enjoyed these pipe cleaner crafts for kids as much as I did! Also, check out all of our crafts!

What do your kids make with pipe cleaners? Share your ideas below so that we all have even more ways to keep our little ones busy.

Lyne Proulx
Lyne Proulxhttps://ottawamommyclub.ca/
Lyne Proulx is a Certified WEBB Bodywork Pet Practitioner, Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. She loves all things Disney and is an avid teaholic and chocoholic. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. There are so many fun crafts to make with pipe cleaners. I think my granddaughter would enjoy making the Pipe Cleaner Rainbow Bracelet.

  2. These are adorable! And I have a “teachers closet” in the basement with tons of pipe cleaners too. I can’t wait to try with our 5 yr old grandson who has just moved in part time. He will love it!! 💕

  3. I remember making many different things with pipe cleaners in arts & crafts when I was a kid. I would love to share these projects with my grandchildren!

  4. I remember making many different things using pipe cleaners in arts & crafts when I was a kid. I would love to share these projects with my grandchildren!


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