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Clothespin Airplane

We made airplanes with clothespins and popsicle sticks. Our sticks were colored sticks, but you could use plain ones and then paint them, or put stickers on them, or color them with markers......endless possibilities.

Just glue the sticks to the clothespins, allow them to dry, then play!

We were going to just make them with 2 wings on top and bottom, but we just read a book called "The Airplane Alphabet Book," that showed a tri-plane that had 3 wings! So, we simply placed a 3rd wing inside the clothespin.

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MaryAnne said…
Simple and fun - fantastic craft!
Shannon Gish said…
Perfect craft for today's rainy day. Thanks!
You have a wonderful blog! I'm silent follower of your blog. You have Versatile collection of simple and fun crafts!

I have passed on Versatile blogger award for you at my blog. Please drop by.

Definitely making it for E!

MrsTips said…
Linda... I need a button for your blog! I'm revamping and since your blog is so full of great ideas and tips I want to put a button on my blog for it. Do you have one? Do you want me to make one for you so other people can 'grab it' to link back to you???? I will do it for you if you want me to!
Shelley said…
I am so excited! I just found your blog today and it is exactly what I've been looking for. I have two boys (4 and 16 months) and can't wait to look at past entries.
Shelley said…
Okay...I just read your entry on your Easter FHE plans and I'm even more excited because I am LDS as well and I also LOVE teaching my kids about the gospel also. more comments.
So sweet and simple - I'd love to hang these from the ceiling :)
My boys would absolutely love to make and play with such a cool plane! Great idea!
Matixsmom said…
Using this today for craft time with my 2 year old he will LOVE painting the sticks and helping put it together thank you!

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