Fun and Funky Clothespins: A Preschool Painting Project
Looking for a fun craft that makes a perfect gift for grandparents or teachers? Something simple but with a “wow-factor”? I just love the snazzy clothespin art that my kids made for me! We use our decorated clothespins for helping my pre-writing kiddos practice “gripping” – clothespins are great for fine motor development. We also use them to close pretzel bags, add a magnet to the back and they hold coupons on the fridge.
Supplies to create clothespin art:
Lots of clothespins
Elmers Paint Pens
Willing little bodies
The paint pens make this a low-mess crafting activity. The paint dries pretty quickly so the kids can do multiple layers of coloring. It is great for a small scale “patterned” art project.
Do you have any fun painting projects you’ve done with your kids lately?
So cute! My sister is going off the college for the first time and my boys painted her some pictures and we framed them for her. She was so excited!!! She is going to use them to decorate her dorm room!
We love to finger paint on painters canvas, i got a 5*7 frame from dollerama and let the kids go crazy, and than when its done you just need a nail and its hung.
Oh my, these are so lovely and colourful! I love them! My son adores painting pegs too. We have made some into animals and use all of them on our “art washing line”!
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Very cute! That looked like a lot of fun. My toddler might enjoy that.
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I would never come up with idea to create art with Clothespins. But You really inspired me to give them a try
We just had fun painting with pudding! Made a huge yummy mess but oh so fun and easy to clean!