Craft Project Ideas - Mini Bee Clothespin

Mini Bee Clothespin

Skill Level: 1 of 5

What you need:

•   Mini Wooden Clothespin

•   Paint, yellow and black

•   Beads, gold

•   Chenille Stem, yellow

•   Scissors

•   Elmer’s Foam Glue, Elmer’s Glue All or Glue Gun (Adult supervision required when using a glue gun)


1. Paint the clothespin yellow and let dry. Paint black stripes onto the body.

2. To make the wings, use the chenille stem and cut it  about 23 cm (9 in.) long. Taking one end, create a loop to the centre and wind the end to hold in place. Repeat with the other end. Glue onto the center of the clothespin and tuck in the sharp edges.

3. Glue the gold beads onto the front of the peg for the eyes and let dry.

Tip: Add a magnet for the fridge or string to hang in a window.