Fluffy and colorful are pipe cleaners, the ideal material for crafting with children. Also known as bending plush or chenille wire , it offers many opportunities to promote the creativity and fine motor skills of toddlers. But older children and even adults love crafting with pipe cleaners. The best part is that you only need very few tools like a side cutter or old scissors and a pair of holding pliers. In addition, you can also use colorful threads, felt or fabric to make his craft projects even more original. As a result, cute pipe cleaners create animals and other characters that make a lot of fun in no time. Also a lot of decoration ideas for Halloween or Carnival are easy to implement with pipe cleaners. Small pompoms and wiggle eyes are always welcome decoration elements, which give the crafts even more witty touch.
The crafts with pipe cleaner prepares a lot of fun for young and old
Beautiful pipe cleaner making flowers
You will not only find pipe cleaners in different colors, but also in different strengths. There are other ways to work with other materials such as wooden beads and buttons. The plush wire is simply pulled through the small holes and bent as needed.
Of course, you can use a hot glue gun, the decals also stick directly to the pipe cleaner, as shown for example in the picture below. With a simple technique and a bit of patience, whole bouquets and arrangements are created, which are not only suitable as a table decoration for Easter, but also generally create a cheerful atmosphere in the room. Of course, they are also wonderful original gift ideas especially for Mother’s Day or birthday.
Handicrafts with pipe cleaners for Easter
DIY bending plush flowers can also be arranged in flowerpots
These can give you away on many occasions
Or do you prefer a good mood table decoration?
As Christmas decorations, chanlei wire is also doing quite well
Funny animals tinker with pipe cleaner
Biege plush animals are a topic of their own. Whether exotic Africans, cute insects or crawling creatures – there are no limits to creativity. Based on these pictures, you can easily implement your own DIY projects made of chenille wire and experience many pleasant craft lessons with your little ones.
Lion, zebra and chameleon
For most DIY crafting ideas here you hardly need more materials. In some cases, only a hot glue gun and loose eyes are needed. Take a look at all the examples in peace and make them as desired.
From a mason jar can make a colorful vase
And so you succeed the little caterpillar
In this way, a lot of cute finger puppets can be tinkered
For the doll heads you can use craft paper, cardboard and pompons
And these little wasps from pipe cleaners can playfully complement your home décor
With simple templates and a few self-collected shells and pebbles from the holiday, you can create a whole marine fauna in no time. Your children will definitely enjoy it and ask for more ideas or create some themselves.
A great craft idea with bending plush
For toddlers, you should at least be attentive and prevent the risk of swallowing
Original pen toppers are also easy to create with the versatile crafting material. There you can just leave a longer end free and wrap it around the pencil.
Funny grimaces made of chenille wire on pins
And that’s how easy a sweet frog is created
Of course butterflies and dragonflies are no problem with bent plush
Just like caterpillars and snails
And why not a whole animal family?
Crafting ideas with pipe cleaners for Christmas, Halloween and Easter
All the important decorations that are perfect for Christmas, Halloween or Easter look really nice made of chenille wire. Fir trees, poinsettias and snow crystals as well as spiders, pumpkins and Easter bunnies – everything the craft heart desires. There are also glittering pipe cleaners that are quite suitable for it. With tiny felt pompoms you can master Christmas balls on the Christmas tree very quickly.
A few pieces of wood to the pipe cleaner and the plush Christmas decoration is ready
These mini fir trees are suitable as an atmospheric table decoration or as a souvenir to the party
Creative idea for your gift bags for Christmas
Simple crafting idea for the little ones
Glittering hearts and stars for little princesses
Autumn decoration and Halloween inspirations
Make a spooky Halloween spider – the manual
Get plenty of inspiration from these great ideas and create your own beautiful bending plush creations. Crafting with pipe cleaners is always a lot of fun and will surely please your children. Try it yourself!
We wish you a lot of fun while working together and laughing!