Pipe Cleaner Animal Crafts for Kids

What is easy to bend string beads on and twist? They are pipe cleaners! This makes them the perfect material for endless DIY projects and to have fun with your kids. You can make a lot of crafts including cute animals like Fish, Snakes, Turtle, Dragon, Chameleons, Dogs etc.

These bendy pipe cleaners have gotten widespread in the world, particularly in kids craft. They are especially welcoming for beginners since pipe cleaners are adaptable and consistently needn’t bother with any glue to work with. Start with two or three fun and accessible Ideas, by then set your kids free with a load of rainbow pipe cleaners for a day of art and craft.

Pipe Cleaner Animal Crafts for Kids

1. Colourful Birds

Pipe Cleaner Crafts for Kids Colourful birds
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Several whirls of colourful pipe cleaners and you have the ideal base for adorable little chicks. Add a feathered tail and one googly eye to complete this craft. This idea is especially ideal for beginners because there’s no heated glue required.

You’ll need:

  • Pipe cleaners
  • Feathers
  • Colourful paper
  • Gluestick

Shape the line cleaner into letter ‘S’ by folding it into a loop at each end – separately one way and the other. Now cut a mouth from a collapsed bit of card. Paste it onto the head. Paste googly eyes onto each side of the head and two quills onto the body for the tail.  Wrap a bit of string at the top, threading it through the end part of the line cleaner.

2. Oh So Cute Jellyfish

Pipe Cleaner Crafts for Kids Oh so cute jellyfish
Craftsbyamanda.com

This pipe cleaner jellyfish is both basic and interesting to make! Past few months have been stacked with a storm, forcing us to find activities to do inside. We figured this amazing jellyfish craft for your kids.

You’ll need:

  • String
  • Googly eyes
  • Toothpick
  • Scale
  • Colourful pipe cleaners
  • Glue
  • Thermocol balls

Paint the Styrofoam balls yellow and let them dry. Use a ruler to slice Styrofoam balls down the middle. Wrap the pipe cleaner around a little paintbrush at that point slide paintbrush out. Loosen up the curl. You can utilize a bigger paintbrush for bigger curls. Now flip around ball-half and addition five-line cleaners into the level side. Use a toothpick to punch a little hole in the focal point of the highest point of the ball. Fill the opening with some paste and use a toothpick to drive string into the opening for the holder. Paste-on googly eyes.

3. Spider

Pipe Cleaner Crafts for Kids Spider
Whatsurhomestory.com

Ideal for Halloween, kids or just set aside a few minutes, these spiders are made using black pipe cleaners and two or three googly eyes. These can be easily made and your little one would love this craft especially during October.

You’ll need:

  • Black pipe cleaner
  • Goggly eyes

Take 4 pipe cleaners, turn in the middle and bend the wrinkle a couple of times to make the 8-legged body. Now separate the cleaners to make the legs. The last step is to paste the googly eyes and make it even more realistic than before.

Your spider is ready!

4. Pipe Cleaner Dragon

Pipe cleaner Dragon
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Mythical dragons! Legendary, supernatural, scaled, horned and winged; they terrify and thrill us. Dragons cause excitement on kids and grown-ups too Today, these dragons are our steady sidekicks in books, motion pictures and PC games, the most unmistakable and adored animal from dream and legend. Let’s see how to make these!

You’ll need:

  • Foam
  • Glue
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Scissors
  • Googly eyes
  • Sticks

Cut a little area from the end of a. stick. Adjust the end with a scissor. Now, to make the head, overlay the end of a pipe cleaner around all around. Wrap it the opposite way a couple of times to give the head some depth. Leave the end for the neck. Take a second pipe cleaner and wrap it firmly around the neck, beginning simply under the head. Now fold over the body.

Fold a third pipe cleaner under the others and continue wrapping. Leave the end hanging to be the tail. Add make foam horns and tail, and paste on googly eyes. Cut four pieces for the legs and paste them to the body. The last step is to add feet made by foam along with wings, and you’re done!

Your dragons are all set to fly away!

5. Colourful Chameleons

Pipe Cleaner Crafts for Kids Colourful Chameleons
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Here comes the master of disguise! Chameleons have an extremely convenient trait of mixing in with its environmental factors.

You may not know there are 160 types of chameleons on the planet, so there’s much more to think about these fascinating little lizards. If your kids are fascinated by chameleons then this DIY is especially for them! Let’s try this out!

You’ll need:

  • Pipe cleaners
  • Marker
  • Googly eyes
  • Glue
  • Scissors

To begin with, circle a pipe cleaner into equal parts. Remember that the circle part will be the chameleon’s head. Next, circle one of the parts of the pipe cleaner around the head until it is covered. Curl a second pipe cleaner around a pencil, winding all the more freely in the centre if conceivable. Attach the pipe cleaners and then twist the tail. Cut 2 pieces for the legs, twisting around the ends of the feet. Now attach the legs. Paste on the googly eyes. Add a long red tongue.

Decorate these chameleons around the house or ask tour kids to showcase their art.

6. Snakes On A Stick – Pipe cleaner crafts for 3-year-olds with no glue

Crafts with pipe cleaners and pom poms - Snakes on a stick
Beafunmum.com

They are the reptiles that rely upon the warmth from the sun and their environmental factors to control the temperature of their bodies. Need more interesting data about snakes, why not make one? Here’s how!

You’ll need:

  • Glue
  • Googly Eyes
  • Sticks
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Pompoms

This is so easy that even toddlers can make it in few simple steps. you don’t need glue for it. First, grab your sticks and circle a pipe cleaner around one end and circle it around the stick until it’s folded over the stick. Now wrap another pipe cleaner for a fascinating colour palette. Use the pompom for the head. The last step is to add google eyes to them-pomm and it’s done!

7. A Cute Little Teddy Bear

Pipe Cleaner Crafts for Kids A cute little teddy bear
Buddlycrafts.com

Teddy bears are a universal indicator of any child’s bedroom. If a child has only one toy, it’s likely to be a stuffed animal. From dogs to penguins to elephants, these stuffed toys come in all shapes and sizes to suit nearly any age, be it adult or a kid. Your little one would surely love to make a teddy bear of his own, why not do it right away? Here’s how to make it.

You’ll need:

  • Pipecleaner
  • Two googly eyes
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Nose (if you need)

Take one 50cm pipe cleaner and cut it into 6, 9 and 11cm lengths. Keep the leftover piece, you’ll need it later. Overlay the ears, arms and leg pieces into the focuses. Permit the finishes to cover marginally. Wrap the 24cm piece around the ears twice. At that point wind it twice once more, this time twisting from the upper option to focus base once and afterwards the upper left to the middle base. This offers shape to the head. This will be the. Spot the arms under the jawline and the legs beneath the arms. Wind the pipe cleaner from one shoulder to between the legs. At that point from the other shoulder to between the legs.

Continue winding like this until you arrive at the end. Wrap the end up to wrap up. Paste three little dabs into position for the eyes and nose. Then again utilize a dark pearl producer pen and the last step so attach a bow to finish.

8. King of The Jungle

King of the jungle
Mykidcraft.com

Did you know that cat species are generally very lonely but they like to hang around in groups, called pride? They are the second biggest big cat species in the world. This roarsome animal is called the king of the jungle and you can make one of your own with your kid.

Your kids will be all lion-ed up they finish this craft!

Let’s get started.

You’ll need:

  • Pencil
  • Black marker
  • 3-4 yellow pipe cleaners
  • Scissors
  • 2-3 brown pipe cleaners

The first step is to roll the yellow pipe cleaner around a pen to shape the lion’s body. Now cut another yellow pipe cleaner into two and mould them to form lion’s legs. Take the other yellow pipe cleaner, cut it into two and connect one onto the body to make the lion’s tail. Fold the other yellow piece over a pen to frame make lion’s head. Now cut the brown coloured pipe cleaner into two pieces and fold one over the yellow pipe cleaner to form the lion’s tail. Fold the other piece over the pencil to shape the lion’s mane. Now add the mane, legs and the head. Keep the brown pipe jabbing through the head to from the nose.

Use the black marker to draw two eyes and you’re done!

9. The Dinosaur

The dinosaur
Dollarstorecrafts.com

Toys may come and go with time, however, some of them stand the trial of time. Take dinosaurs for example! If you know a little kid who is insanely quick to know the name of each sort of dinosaur and remember their remarkable highlights then this DIY is surely made for them! You can make a dinosaur and surprise the little one!

You’ll need:

  • Pipe cleaners
  • Googly eyes
  • Pen and pencil
  • Glue

Start by attaching three pipe cleaners and wrap around a pen or pencil to create the body. Now overlap the pipe cleaner onto itself to build the head then twist the remaining part around to shape the neck. Next step is to attach the neck to body, by bending the pipe cleaner. Now wrap a pipe cleaner around a pen to form the tail and leave about an inch straight for affixing to the body.

For arms, twist one pipe cleaner into a V-shape, and troop every half around the pen. Connect to the body. Attachgoofyy eyes using the glue and that’s it!

We hope you and your little one found these ideas helpful. Looking for craft ideas for kids not listed here? You can go through our site by searching for what you’re looking for. Similarly, you can go through our category pages. Our kid’s craft category lists our most recent posts. Leave us a comment underneath if there’s whatever else you’d like to see! We’d love to hear from you!

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