Clothespin People are an ideal rainy day craft project for kids. Help them create their own action figures -- family members, super heroes, or even an Olympic ski team!
How to Make Clothespin People:
What You'll Need:
- Slotted Round Wooden Clothespin
- Acrylic Paints and Paintbrush
- Fine-Point Markers
- Pipe Cleaner
- Craft Glue
- Felt Scraps
- Construction Paper
Step One: Cover your work surface with newspaper.
Step Two: Paint on clothes for your clothespin person, letting the paint dry between each section. Paint the bottom 1/2 inch for the shoes.
Step Three: Paint the slotted "legs" for the pants.
Step Four: Paint the top part of the clothespin body for the shirt. (Leave the knob unpainted.)
Step Five: Draw a face on the knob of the clothespin using fine-point markers.
Step Six: To make the arms, wrap a pipe cleaner around the middle of the shirt and glue it in place.
Step Seven: Cut a hat from felt, and glue it on top of the head.
Step Eight: Cut small paper skis, and glue them to the bottom of the clothespin legs.
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