Pipe Cleaners

Pipe Cleaners are a great craft and activity supply to have on hand! You can make all kinds of different things with them and are a great tool for practicing fine motor skills. Check out these ideas to get you started!

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Super Simple Yarn Wrapped Hearts

Yarn wrapped hearts are a great fine motor activity for little kids to make and then put on display for Valentine’s Day.

Classic bird feeder craft great for fine motor skills

Bird Feeder Craft Great for Fine Motor Skills

Back to the basics again. I’ve been loving keeping it simple here lately. This is a classic bird feeder craft using Cheerios, or other ring-shaped cereal, and pipe cleaners. This was great fine motor practice, and a great busy activity, for George to do. I scooped out a dish of Cheerios and handed George a […]

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A Halloween Beaded Spider Craft for Kids

We’ve been all about spider webs lately [shh, there's another one coming next week too!], so we just had to make a fun spider craft for kids to make for Halloween too! The boys were begging me to do an activity once we opened our Pom Tree Kids package from our sponsor! [You have a chance to […]

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Mother’s Day Craft for Kids to Make: Tissue Paper Flowers

Henry and I had a little fun making some tissue paper flowers! We made two different types of tissue paper flowers for my mom’s Mother’s Day craft that kids can make! Tissue Paper Flowers on Contact Paper: Henry got to work cutting up different colors of tissue paper [sneaking in some scissors practice]. I had tissue paper […]

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Match Upper & Lowercase Letters Bracelet

Henry matched upper and lowercase letters to make a bracelet for Valentine’s Day using letter beads and Valentine’s Day words. He often comes home from school with a bracelet that he made. He is always so incredibly proud of it, and wears it for days. It keeps it on his nightstand at night. And won’t […]

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Play Dough with Tees, Straws & Pipe Cleaners

  A simple play prompt. Play dough. Tees. Straws. And pipe cleaners added later. The boys and I made play dough and I simply added these items to it. It was a great sensory activity because the play dough was still even warm from making it. Play dough normally is a wonderful sensory activity in […]