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Level: Primary, Junior, Middle School, High School
Grades: K and up | Age: 5yrs and up | Written by: Pat Klingbiel
[Pat is a teacher from Illinois.]

Students can create colorful sculptures out of pipecleaners.

What You Need:
What You Do:
  1. Lay supplies out on table or workbench.

  2. Show the children that the pipe cleaners will stick in the styrofoam.

  3. Then they can slide beads, straws, pasta, etc. onto the pipe cleaners.

  4. The child can take the project home, or you can take a picture of them holding their sculpture and then reuse the supplies. Let them decide.
Recommended Books/Products:

Chenille Stem Value Pack (pk/1000)

Chenille Stem Value Pack (pk/1000)

Assorted solid colors of jumbo stems for a variety of craft projects. Flexible stems are easy to twist into animal shapes, ornaments, flowers and many other styles and designs. Furry, crush resistant and reusable. Pack of 1,000. 6mm x 12" long.


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