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Pipe Cleaner Bicycle

by Lucy (follow)
Turn off the TV and tune into your own imagination. Enjoy each moment, allowing your creativity to unfold in the kitchen, craft space or in nature.
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Pipe cleaners are so versatile and are an excellent tool to encourage kids to use their imagination and get creative. It only takes a few multi colored pipe cleaners to make these simple and fun bicycles. My kids were racing these ones around the house all afternoon and were most pleased with their creations. You can find multi colored pipe cleaners in most discount variety stores.



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One of our pipe cleaner creations


Time: 10 minutes
Age: Any Age
Level: Easy

Materials

3 multi colored pipe cleaners



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Make two wheels


Method

Make two circular wheels, using the first pipe cleaner (we used yellow).



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Add the frame


Add the bicycle frame and seat, by wrapping the second pipe cleaner (we used orange) around each wheel and shaping the seat with your fingers. (See above)



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Add the handlebars


Add the handlebars and the pedals, wrapping the third pipe cleaner (we used green) around the bicycle frame. (See above) Working with pipe cleaners is very easy once you get the hang of it.



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Multi colored bikes


Enjoy playing with your newly created bicycle. You can add a basket or maybe try some different colors.



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Try different colors and designs


Categories
#Bicycle
#Transport
#Wheels
#Pipe Cleaners
#Easy
#Any Age
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