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Clothespin Cat Craft

How to Make a Cat Using a Clothespin


Clothespin Cat Craft

Clothespin Cat Craft

Sherri Osborn
Discover how easy it is to make a miniature cat using 3 clothespins. You can paint your cat black for Halloween or any color you like. Attach a ribbon loop to your cat to hang it up, or stand it on a shelf.

  • Age Guideline: 6 Years and Up
  • Time Required: 30 minutes (Does not include drying time)

The above age and time guidelines are estimates. This project can be modified to suit other ages and may take more or less time depending on your circumstances.

Materials Needed:

Paint the three clothespins whatever color you want your cat to be. One of them will be the cat's head and the other two will be the legs and body. Start out by gluing two of the clothespins flat sides together so the prongs line up as they will be the cat's four legs. Glue the third clothespin, flat sides together onto the two clothespins you previously glued together; however, you will turn this one so these prongs face the opposite direction of the other prongs. These will be the cat's ears.

Now you can add the finishing touches. Glue a pom-pom onto the rounded part of the head clothespin to be the nose and glue the wiggle eyes just above it. You can also add a cute bow by the ears or under the chin. Don't forget to add a chenille stem tail.

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