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Animal Clothespin Magnets

  • Young Adult
  • Grades 1-3
  • Preschool
  • All Ages

Display artwork or good grades on the refrigerator with these fierce animal clothespins!

Materials


Instructions



Alligator

Step 1.

Paint a clothespin green.


Step 2.

Cut out zig zag teeth from white craft foam.

Step 3.

Cut a piece of green fuzzy stick, about the same length as the clothespin. Fold into zig zag.

Step 4.

Glue on the white craft foam and green fuzzy stick, as shown.


Step 5.

Stick on (2) wiggly eyes.


Shark

Step 1.

Paint a clothespin gray.


Step 2.

Cut a fin out of gray craft foam.


Step 3.

Glue the fin to the top of the clothespin, as shown.


Step 4.

Cut out (2) white craft foam teeth and glue to both sides of the front of the clothespin.


Step 5.

Stick on (2) wiggly eyes.


Step 6.

To create tail fins, cut out half-moon-like shapes from gray craft foam.


Step 7.

Glue to the end of the clothespin.


Step 8.

Cut out a larger half-moon shape to create the side fins. Glue to the bottom of the clothespin.


Lion

Step 1.

Paint a clothespin yellow-brown. We mixed together 3 parts yellow, 1 part brown paint to create the mustard-like color.


Step 2.

Twist together a brown, orange and yellow puffy fuzzy stick. Cut off about 2”. Cut in half.


Step 3.

Glue one half around the top of the clothespin.


Step 4.

Glue the other half to the bottom of the clothespin. Try to wrap it around to the sides to make them appear connected.


Step 5.

Cut out some craft foam teeth. Glue on to each side.


Step 6.

Add (2) wiggly eyes and a mini pom nose.