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Clothespin Nurse

  • Motor Practice
  • Spelling
  • Grades 4-5
  • Kindergarten
  • Grades 1-3

Show your appreciation for our healthcare heroes with this special clothespin craft!

Materials



1 Clothespin (Per Nurse)
Acrylic Paint
Paintbrush

Instructions



Step  1.

Pick a color for your nurse’s scrubs! Then, paint the tip of the clothespin and the section below the coil.

Step  1.

Pick a color for your nurse’s scrubs! Then, paint the tip of the clothespin and the section below the coil.

Step  2.

Add a red cross design on the top and middle of the clothespin.

Step  2.

Add a red cross design on the top and middle of the clothespin.

Step  3.

Give your nurse some hair by painting the side of the clothespins between the hat and body.

Step  3.

Give your nurse some hair by painting the side of the clothespins between the hat and body.

Step  4.

Draw a face with a beaming smile for your nurse!

Step  4.

Draw a face with a beaming smile for your nurse!

Step  5.

Trace a ‘T’ shape on the lower half of the clothespin to finish off the nurse’s scrubs! 

Step  5.

Trace a ‘T’ shape on the lower half of the clothespin to finish off the nurse’s scrubs! 

  • Get your daily dose of the ABCs with this clothespin craft!
  • Give It Your Best Shot: ‘N’ is one of the most commonly used letters in the English language. Ask your students to make a list of words starting with this letter and see who comes up with the most!
  • Nurse It: Take time to make the details right! Painting is more than just an awesome craft — it’s a great way to strengthen fine motor skills.

Nurses are everyday superheroes! Ask your students if they know any nurses or other healthcare workers. Take a moment to write thank you cards as a class to send to a local hospital or down the hall to the school nurse!