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Preschool Kid's Craft: How to Make a Pipe Cleaner Mouse

Make your own little mouse friend with the directions below:

Make your own little mouse friend with the directions below:

1. Bend a thin pink pipe cleaner in half and curl the ends into 2 small spirals.

1. Bend a thin pink pipe cleaner in half and curl the ends into 2 small spirals.

2. Wrap a thick grey pipe cleaner around a pencil to form a tight coil.

2. Wrap a thick grey pipe cleaner around a pencil to form a tight coil.

3.  Insert the bent pink pipe cleaner through the center of they grey coil.  It should stop at the small spirals - lightly pinch and bend the spirals underneath the coil to form the mouses feet.

3. Insert the bent pink pipe cleaner through the center of they grey coil. It should stop at the small spirals - lightly pinch and bend the spirals underneath the coil to form the mouses feet.

4. Push the center of the pink pipe cleaner down and shape around a pencil to form the mouses ears.

4. Push the center of the pink pipe cleaner down and shape around a pencil to form the mouses ears.

5. Glue small black beads in place to create eyes and a nose.

5. Glue small black beads in place to create eyes and a nose.

Comments

Fun Family Tips (author) on November 30, 2012:

You just squish the grey pipe cleaner in between your fingers to form a little separation between the head and body portions of it. It'll create a "neck" for the mouse. Happy crafting!

Hello on November 30, 2012:

How do you do the head?

Ldfgfd on May 13, 2012:

My mom loves it

suzybee30 from Illinois on August 07, 2010:

This is an adorable mouse and just the right project I was looking for to make with my 7 year old niece.

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