I love thinking of new ways to use traditional craft supplies… like pipe cleaners!
Supplies: orange, black and silver pipe cleaners, googly eyes, E6000 glue (or another multipurpose craft glue), small scissors, white cardstock, printer and ruler.
You can find all the graphics you need for free at The Graphics Fairy.
To get the right size images of the Halloween Cat and Pumpkins, save the image to my dekstop, click on “print selected image”, then for “image per page” Then click on the “print 16 copies per page box.” Print and cut out large Pumpkins and Black Cats. For the Smaller Pumpkins, print 4 images per page and cut out.
1. Cut 7 inches of orange pipe cleaner. Bend in the middle.
2. Make two “feet” each about 1/2 an inch.
3. Use 3 1/2 inches of the remaining pipecleaner to make “arms.” Twist around body.
Glue googly eyes to Pumpkin Shape and glue Pumpkin Shape to pipe cleaner body.
Cut 9 inches of the silver pipe cleaner. Make an oval shape and twist.
Twist around Pumpkin Character. He’s sort of jaunty isn’y he?
For Halloween Cat Character:
For Halloween Cat Character, repeat steps 1-3.
Cut 7 1/2 inches of silver pipe cleaner, make an oval and twist around body.
Cut out Small Pumpkin shape and 2 1/2 inches of silver pipe cleaner. Glue pumpkin on top.