These clothespin puppets are perfect during play time or story time.
These clothespin puppets are perfect during play time or story time.

When you and your kids are stuck indoors, it’s best to keep them occupied. Keep them away from their gadgets and do something fun instead. There are lots of things that you can do – from board games to DIY crafts.

You can make human, bugs, or animal puppets!
You can make human, bugs, or animal puppets!

There are everyday objects from home that you can easily turn into something. All it takes is a little imagination. Like clothespins. Turns out these aren’t only good for doing laundry, these are also perfect during story time or play time.

These are extra fun, I promise. You can create animal puppets or bugs – even draw cartoon faces! There are also templates available online if drawing isn’t your strongest skill.

Materials:

  • Clothespin
  • Cardstock
  • Glue

Tools:

  • Printer
  • Scissors

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Do you want to make this fun project with your kids? Watch the video below.