19 Fun Pipe Cleaner Crafts for Kids

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Once used to clear the grit out of tobacco pipes, the fuzzy, colorful, bendy pipe cleaner has become ubiquitous in the craft world, particularly in kids’ crafting. They are especially friendly for beginner artists because pipe cleaners are pliable (and re-pliable) and often don’t require any glue to build with. Get started with a few of the fun and accessible ideas below, then set your kids free with a bundle of rainbow pipe cleaners for an afternoon of crafting.