Are you looking for art projects your kids can do that are inexpensive, easy, and fun? Look no further! These pipe cleaner crafts are just that! They are a great way to work on hand-eye coordination and can be made into so many different designs.
In the crafting world, pipe cleaners are known as “chenille stems”. That’s because they’re often used as stems of flowers and covered in fuzzy chenille. You can make so much more than just stems though! They are very versatile!
Kids’ Pipe Cleaner Crafts
Pipe cleaners or chenille stems are popular and perfect for kids’ art projects because it’s fuzzy, bendable, and flexible, not to mention colorful. We think some of these projects would be fun for crafters of all ages though!
What would you do with this pipe cleaner alphabet? How about getting your kids to spell out their name and then glue the letters to a piece of cardboard to make a sign for their bedroom door? We’re sure you could come up with a ton of other ideas too.
How cute are these? Make a whole menagerie of adorable animals.
Your kids will want to make these sweet heart-shaped rings for everyone they know!
Halloween or not, we love these pipe cleaner skeletons. How about making a bunch of them and then posing them in various positions? They could dance their way across your child’s bedroom wall!
What kind of play would your kids come up with to go along with these quirky little finger puppets?
The pipe cleaners are perfect for making the twists and turns of a snake!
Let your kids create entire bouquets of these pretty little flowers to give to loved ones or brighten up a corner of your home!
Forget about remembering to water the succulents! These cacti will stay green and pretty forever. This craft is a little more challenging than some of the others – best for older kids or kids with a little parental assistance!
Use it to decorate for Halloween or as a prop for singing Itsy Bitsy Spider!
A window filled with these pipe cleaner snowflakes is so pretty in the winter. Try using the glittery silver or blue pipe cleaners along with the white ones.
The kids could make a bunch of these bracelets to give away to all their friends. They’d go great with those heart-shaped rings!
We just love these bright and cheery cards! Send them as a welcome spring message to everyone you know.
We predict that your kids are going to want to make these for every pencil they own!
This is such a fun way to make a craft that you can then play with for hours after!
Our bubble wands are always going missing! Your kids can make some new ones that are much prettier than the originals.
This is not only a great activity, but it is also a way to bring out the creativity of the children and make beautiful crafts while having a blast.
Want more great ideas for the kids? Check out this roundup of fun spring crafts for kids!