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Kid Craft: Clothespin Caterpillars

How to make Clothespin Caterpillars: a super easy and fun kid craft!

Kid Craft: Clothespin Caterpillars. Crafting with clothespins and pom poms has never been so cute! (plus so much fun to make.)

Clothespin Caterpillar Craft

My daughter and I did this little craft using clothespins and pom-poms to make clothespin caterpillars last week.  Aren’t they adorable?

And yes, the craft is as easy as it looks.  All we used was Elmer’s Glue, clothespins, pom poms, and googly eyes.

I pretty much just set her loose on the craft, she was able to squeeze the glue on the clothespins herself, but you may need to do it for a younger child.  Then she added the pom-poms.  The googly eyes were kind of small, so I added those for her once her glue dried.

She loves to play with the pom-poms.  She calls them her babies (and I have been finding them everywhere…)

clothespin caterpillars

Have fun!

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54 Comments

  1. Wow!! Such a simple and fun pom pom craft to do with kids! I love how amazing the caterpillars look. This one’s sure to excite the kids!

  2. These are simply adorable!! This is being featured today at {Junk in their Trunk}…thanks for linking up!

  3. We made these in class on Monday after reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Then we pinned it to a toilet paper roll and wrapped yarn around it for a chrysalis on Wednesday. The students colored some coffee filters for the butterfly wings, and I'll add them to the pins this coming Monday. They'll be so excited to see the butterflies!

  4. Oh my word…these are too cute! My kids would love to make these, too. ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. oh, these are super cute! would make a great project even on a rainy day ๐Ÿ™‚ that'll make laundry fun!

  6. I try to do some crafting with my boys (3 and 5) every week, and this one is so perfect for busy weeks like those coming up. I think I even have everything at hand. Thanks for sharing!

  7. These are too sweet! Great project for little fingers. Just vising from Craft Envy.

  8. Love, love, love this!! so cute and simple…definitely pinning this!! Thanks for sharing at Sharing Saturday.

  9. so darn cute…my 10 year old will love it!!! she loves that stuff still!

  10. These are so cute, and I think they'd be so simple to make. I love it and will definitely be pinning it. Thanks! I'll link back.

  11. These are the cutest little caterpillars! My kids would love to make these. Maybe I'll even add a magnet to the back and put them on my fridge. Thanks so much for sharing!

  12. How cute! I "pinned" this for future reference! Thank you for sharing!

  13. I've been looking for cute and easy projects to do with my two granddaughters this summer and this one fits the bill! Thanks for sharing.

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