Pipe Cleaner Crafts: Dynamic Dinosaurs

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Total Time 1 hour Ages all-ages

This lumbering giant roamed the earth during the Craftaceous period, which followed the snack and rest periods. A gentle creature, he could be found in all the colors of the rainbow -- except purple, which was taken by an aspiring TV actor.

What you'll need

  • 8 green pipe cleaners
  • Googly eyes or markers
  • Pencil
  • Thick marker
  • Glue

How to make it

  1. Pipe Cleaner Crafts: Dynamic Dinosaurs

    Connect three green pipe cleaners end to end.

  2. Pipe Cleaner Crafts: Dynamic Dinosaurs

    Bundle them around a thick marker for the body.

  3. Pipe Cleaner Crafts: Dynamic Dinosaurs

    Connect two green pipe cleaners end to end.

  4. Pipe Cleaner Crafts: Dynamic Dinosaurs

    Bundle half around a pencil for the head, then coil some for the neck. Leave a 1-inch attaching stem.

  5. Pipe Cleaner Crafts: Dynamic Dinosaurs

    Attach the head and neck by inserting the stem into the body (use glue, if desired, for extra holding power).

  6. Pipe Cleaner Crafts: Dynamic Dinosaurs

    For the tail, coil one green pipe cleaner around a pencil, leaving a 1-inch attaching stem.

  7. Pipe Cleaner Crafts: Dynamic Dinosaurs

    Insert the attaching stem into the bundle of the body.

  8. Pipe Cleaner Crafts: Dynamic Dinosaurs

    Make legs by bending two green pipe cleaners into V's, then coiling each end around a pencil.

  9. Pipe Cleaner Crafts: Dynamic Dinosaurs

    Insert the legs into the body, between the coils (and glue, if desired). Glue on googly eyes or draw a face with markers.

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