Silly Pretend Play with Clever Pipe Cleaner Disguises

Pipe cleaner disguises are pretty much the most fun ever. They’re an easy craft for everyone to do, they take no prep work on your part, and the clean up is a snap.

These easy disguises are fun for kids of all ages…OK, admit it…the adults are going to want to play as well.  Pipe cleaner activities with endless giggles?  Count us in for these simple disguises from crafts made with pipe cleaners.

pipe cleaner disguises - these simple crafts made of pipe cleaners are simple disguises for fun
Let’s make some silly simple disguises out of pipe cleaners!

Simple Pipe Cleaner Crafts

You see the other day the big kids were looking for something to do. So, I got out the pipe cleaners and a few other arts & crafts supplies and let them take it from there. We started out simply trying to see what we could create with pipe cleaners. We braided them into bracelets, make pipe cleaner characters,  then came the mustache!

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An assortment of pipe cleaners shown on the fingers of a child - Kids Activities Blog
Start with any color and shape of pipe cleaners!

Supplies Needed


Pipe Cleaner Mustache Craft

One little goofy pipe cleaner mustache started it all!  An afternoon of fun for the whole family.

You never know where one’s imagination will take you.

Pirate pipe cleaner disguise from Kids Activities Blog

Pirate Pipe Cleaner Costume

Then came the real fun!


From there, there were glasses, which led to a hat, which turned into an entire costume. The task quickly became for everyone to make a disguise.

We had a pirate

And some kind of bearded super hero/detective that seemed to also resemble Harry Potter…


Harry Potter Glasses Out of Pipe Cleaners

Wait! Everything is better with googly eyes!

Pipe Cleaner Googly Eye Glasses

Yes, even Dad & I got in on the act but I will spare you the pictures of my cat woman disguise.
Instead I will leave you with two characters we created…  

Pipe Cleaner Characters

Please meet….  Pipe Cleaner Man who Slightly Resembles the Lorax (yes that’s his whole name) &  The Ugly Chicken.
I know. Don’t ask.
So there you have it! A little creativity from our oldest two.  I hope we’ve inspired you!


G’day Matey!

Who doesn’t love playing with pipe cleaners?

More Pipe Cleaner Crafts from Kids Activities Blog

What was your favorite pipe cleaner disguise?  Was anyone fooled {giggle}.


  1. This looks like so much fun! I love them all and Pipe Cleaner Man who Slightly Resembles the Lorax and The Ugly Chicken made me laugh!

  2. This looks like so much fun! Pipe Cleaner Man.I love them all and Pipe Cleaner Man who Slightly Resembles the Lorax and The Ugly Chicken made me laugh! Pipe Cleaner Man~~

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