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55 adorable clothespin crafts to make with kids

Combine a child's imagination with some clothespins, and the crafting possibilities are endless! Try these DIY kids crafts made from clothespins to keep kids busy and happy for hours.

55 adorable clothespin crafts to make with kids

Clothespins are so much more than a handy little device found in the laundry room. In fact, combine clothespins, glue and some color markers with a child’s imagination, and the crafting possibilities are endless!

From cute animals to stylish necklaces and magnets to bird feeders, these clothespin crafts will show you how to make the fun come alive. Don’t have any clothespins? No problem. They’re inexpensive to buy in bulk from grocer or craft stores or online — and they make a great addition to your craft supply kit for rainy days when kiddos are stuck inside.

Try out some of these clothespin crafts to keep kids busy for hours.

  1. Clothespin Catapult by Therapy Fun Zone.
  2. Talking Dinosaur Clothespin Craft by Gluesticks.
  3. Mini Foosball Table for Kids by Handimania.
  4. Race Car by Ikat Bag.
  5. Clothespin Bird Feeder by Little Pine Learners.
  6. Days of the Week Organizing Clothespins by The Cottage Market.
  7. Delightful Dragonfly by Busy Bee Kids Crafts.
  8. Heart Wreath by Family Chic.
  9. Washi Tape Clips and Magnets by Girl in the Garage.
  10. Colorful Mini Clothespin Necklace by Babble Dabble Do.
  11. Peg Monster Craft by The Craft Train.
  12. Clothespin Superhero Puppets by Glued to My Crafts.
  13. Clothespin Grasshoppers by Mom Unleashed.
  14. Clothespin Lambs by Krokotak.
  15. Handprint Butterfly Craft by One Little Project.
  16. Clothespin Flower Pot by This Heart of Mine.
  17. Bumble Bee Clothespin Craft by Finding Zest.
  18. DIY Road Signs for Car Play by B-Inspired Mama.
  19. Clothes Peg Airplane by One Time Through.
  20. Fairy and Unicorn Clothespin Dolls by Kids Craft Room.
  21. Coffee Filter Butterfly Craft by Learn Create Love.
  22. Clothespin Animal Puppets (free printable!) by Delia Creates.
  23. Clothespin Dragonfly by Crafty Morning.
  24. Clothespin Bunnies by Still Playing School.
  25. Mice With Wooden Clothes Pegs by Kids at Home.
  26. DIY Glittered Clothespins by Artsy-Fartsy Mama.
  27. Tissue Paper Flower Art Activity by Mini Monets and Mommies.
  28. Clothespin People by The Crafty Cow.
  29. Hawaiian Hula Dancers by Running with Sisters.
  30. Clothespin Fairies by Wildflower Ramblings.
  31. DIY Headphone Organizer from Clothespins by Make Something Mondays.
  32. Clothespin Caterpillar by Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom.
  33. Glittery Song Birds by Something Created Everyday.
  34. Zoo Animal Clothespin Magnets by Repeat Crafter Me.
  35. Beaded Clothespin Butterfly by Indietutes.
  36. Clip-On Clothespin Bows by Craft Your Happiness.
  37. Pom-pom Ant Chip Clip by Free Kids Crafts.
  38. Clothespin Hungry Fish by Crafts by Amanda.
  39. Clothespin Angel Craft by Project Kid.
  40. Yarn Wrapped Cloud and Clothespin Rainbow Craft by I Heart Crafty Things.
  41. Noah’s Ark Craft by Reading Confetti.
  42. The Cat in the Hat by Sarah Butler Proudfit.
  43. Clothespin People and Doodles by Pink Stripey Socks.
  44. Buttons Clothespin Basket by Buttons Galore & More.
  45. Creative Love Note by Inspired by Family.
  46. Snack Butterfly Clothespin by A Thrifty Mom.
  47. Big Fish Eats Little Fish Craft by Babyccino.
  48. Clothespin Frogs by Our Kid Things.
  49. DIY Locker Clips by Kids Activities.
  50. Clothespin Mermaids by Glued to My Crafts.
  51. Scrabble Letter Clothespin Magnets by My Craftily Ever After.
  52. Snowflake Clothespin Ornament by The Lettered Cottage.
  53. DIY Herb Plant Labels by Craft Your Happiness.
  54. Crow Pins by The Nature of Grace.
  55. Clothespin Magnets by The Crafted Life. 

These simple DIY crafts with clothespins come together with little prep work and can be created at a moment’s notice. Want more easy and creative craft ideas? Check out these Easy crafts for kids to make with 3 supplies or less.

Bev Feldman is a former educator and camp counselor with a love for kids’ crafts and all things handmade.

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