Children of all ages will have fun twisting chenille stems to make these creative Pipe Cleaners Crafts! We have a pipe cleaner craft ideas for everything from A to Z. Get ready for hours of fun for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students as you make these fun crafts with pipe cleaners. We have lots of cute pipe clearn animals like frogs, hedgehogs, koalas, whales, and more. Plus rainbows, Christmas trees, flowers, Easter eggs, and so much more. These are such fun, simple, and easy-to-make crafts for preschoolers. The hardest part is deciding which pipe cleaner craft ideas to try first!
Pipe Cleaner Crafts
Grab a packer of pipe cleaners and keep the kids buys with this list of A to Z of pipe cleaner crafts and activities. Little hands, and big ones, will have lots of fun making easy alphabet crafts with these ideas to make your own creations. These preschool craft ideas go great with a letter of the week unit for preschoolers, prek, kindergartners, grade 1, and grade 2 students..
There are so many creative pipe cleaner ideas on this list, who knew you could make so many different things out of pipe cleaners! Try making a pipe cleaner angel, or some amazing pipe cleaner crystals. There is a sparkling queen’s crown to make as well as lots of different pipe cleaner animals. These things to do with pipe cleaners are a great match for letter of the week activities, or other letter learning activities, but they are also just a whole lot of fun!
Pipe cleaner craft
Each letter of the alphabet has pipe cleaner activities (or two, or three, or more!) to go with it. There are lots of crafts, and some hands on learning activities, and even one or two science experiments to try.
Pipe Cleaner Crafts for Kids
Pick up a bag of cheap and inexpensive pipe cleaners in a variety of colors including: blue, green, red, pink, purple, yellow, orange, black, white, gray, and different shades of those colors.
A is for anemone, angel, and apples.
- FUn Sea Anemone Craft from I Heart Crafty Things.
- Easy Pipe Cleaner Angel Craft from One Little Project.
- Simple and cute Pipe Cleaner and Straw from A Dab of GLue will Do
- Simple and cute Apple Craft source
B is for bubbles, butterflies, and birds.
- Homemade Pipe Cleaner Bubble Wands from Messy Little Monster.
- Gorgeous Pipe Cleaner Butterfly Rings to make from One Little Project.
- Pipe Cleaner Pencil Topper Birds from Artsy Craftsy Mom
- Pipe Cleaner Craft Bracelets
C is for crocodile, crystals, caterpillar, and cactus.
- Pipe Cleaner Craft Constellations
- Peg and Pipe Cleaner Crocodiles from Blissful Domestication.
- Christmas Tree Pipe Cleaner Science
- How to Grow Big Crystals from STEAM Powered Family.
- The Very Hungry Caterpillar Craft from Messy Little Monster.
- Paper Plate and Pipe Cleaner Cactus Craft from Buggy and Buddy.
D is for dolls, dragons and daffodils.
- Pom Pom and Pipe Cleaner Dolls from The Craft Train.
- Pipe Cleaner Dragons from Frugal fun for Boys and Girls.
- Pretty Pipe Cleaner DaffodilCraft from Blue Bear Wood.
Pipe Cleaner Craft Ideas
E is for eggs and Easter
- How clever are these Easter Egg Bubble Wands from Go Science Kids.
- Pipe Cleaner Beaded Easter Eggs from Crafty Morning.
F is for fireworks, frogs, and fairies.
- These Homemade Pipe Cleaner Fireworks Stamp Craft make such a fun effect in your artwork from Artsy Momma.
- Pipe Cleaner Frog from Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls.
- Lovely Pipe Cleaner Wooden Peg Fairies from Happily Ever Mom.
G is for gecko, glasses and gingerbread man.
- Gingerbread Pipe Cleaner Letters
- Cute Pom Pom and Pipe Cleaner Gecko from The Craft Train.
- Pipe Cleaner Glasses
- Crystal Pipe Cleaner Gingerbread Man from Little Bins for Little Hands.
H is for hearts, hedgehogs, and horses.
- Perfect for Valentines Day, Pipe Cleaner Beaded Heart Decorations from In the Playroom.
- Adorable Pipe Cleaner Hedgehog from Craftulate.
- Cardboard and Pipe Cleaner Horse from Crafts by Amanda.
Chenille Stems Crafts
The animal pipe cleaner projects in this section are some of my favorite! The cute koalas and the amazing mane on the lion are are must for any kids craft project!
I for icicle, and insects
J is for jellyfish, and jewelry.
K is for koala.
- Super duper cute Pipe Cleaner Koala from Galletita de Jengibre.
L is for lion, and lavender.
- Love the mane on this Chenille Stem Lion Mask from Parents.
- How to Make Pipe Cleaner Lavender from Wir Testen und Berichten.
Fun Kindergarten Crafts
These pipe cleaner craft projects are perfect to use as kindergarten craft ideas, preschool craft ideas, or toddler craft ideas too!
M is for monkey, mazes, and monsters.
- My kids are going nuts over these Pipe Cleaner Monkeys from Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls.
- Pipe Cleaner Bead Maze from Teach Preschool.
- THese adorablePipe Cleaner Monster Finger Puppets are sure to be a hit from Easy Peasy and Fun.
- Easy Monster Finger Puppets from Mom Endeavors.
N is for numbers, necklace and ninja.
- Pipe Cleaner Numbers from Learn With Play At Home.
- Simple Pipe Cleaner Necklaces from Little Button Diaries.
- Even your boys will love this project making Pipe Cleaner Ninjas from Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls.
O is for octopus, and owl.
- Pipe Cleaner Octopus and Fishing Game from Artsy Craftsy Mom.
- How to Make a Pipe Cleaner Owl from Lines Across.
P is for pumpkins, popsicles and puppets.
- Five Little Pumpkins Finger Puppets from School Time Snippets.
- Almost good enough to eat – these Pipe Cleaner Popsicles are a must from Glued to My Crafts.
- Pipe Cleaner Finger Puppets from The Soccer Mom Blog
Use pipe cleaners to make these fun alphabet crafts for kids
Q is for queen.
- Make a Pipe Cleaner Queen’s Crown from Laughing Kids Learn.
R is for rabbit, racoon, reindeer and rainbow.
- Fuzzy Pipe Cleaner Bunny Pencil Toppers from Artsy Momma.
- Racoon Pencil Topper Crafts from Artsy Momma.
- Reindeer Pasta and Pipe Cleaner Sculptures from The Craft Train.
- Pipe Cleaner Rainbow Magnet from One Little Project.
S is for spider, starfish and snowflakes.
- Incy Wincy Spider Pipe Cleaner Craft from Teach Me Mommy.
- Paper and Pipe Cleaner Spider from Easy Peasy and Fun.
- Pipe Cleaner Starfish from Glued to My Crafts.
- Pretty and special Pipe Cleaner Snowflakes from The Best Ideas for Kids
T is for turtle, tulips, and tiger.
- Pipe Cleaner Turtle (and other animals) from Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls.
- Welcome spring with these Easy Pipe Cleaner Tulips and Daffodils from One Little Project.
- Ferociously cute Pipe Cleaner Tiger from Parents.
U is for unicorn
- Paper and Pipe Cleaner Unicorn Craft from Glued to My Crafts.
- Paper Plate Flying Unicorn from Buggy and Buddy.
V is for vegetables.
- Beaded Pipe Cleaner Indian Corn from One Little Project.
- Simple Pipe Cleaner Carrots from Glued to My Crafts.
W is for worms, words and whale.
- Pipe Cleaner Bubble Wands
- Funny Pipe Cleaner Worms from Simple Fun for Kids.
- Pipe Cleaner Words from Creative Family Fun.
- Egg Carton and Pipe Cleaner Whale from I Heart Crafty Things.
X is for Xmas Tree and Xray bones.
- Super cute Pipe Cleaner Xmas Trees from Blue Bear Wood.
- Not-so-scarry Pipe Cleaner Xray Skeleton from Handmade Charlotte.
Y is for yoga and Yoda!
- Pipe Cleaner Yoga Poses from Namaste Kid.
- Kids will flip over this adorable Pipe Cleaner Yoda (and other Star Wars Characters) Finger Puppet from Curious and Geeks.
Z is for zebra.
- Cardboard Tube and Pipe Cleaner Zebra from Crafts By Amanda.
Make sure you stock up on lots of pipe cleaners so you can try all of these alphabet pipe cleaner crafts and activities.
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