These Halloween clothespin crafts are so cute and easy for kids to put together! You can make them on your own or use our free printable templates. We love that you can choose between a witch, Frankenstein or vampire. Make one or make them all!

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Halloween Clothespin Craft

Halloween Clothespin Craft for Kids

We’ll show you how to make these fun and easy Halloween clothespin crafts. Make a witch, Frankenstein, or vampire! Kids will love making and playing with them!

They are easy to put together with our free printable templates – or you can free-hand draw them too! See how to grab the free printable templates at the bottom of the post.

Halloween Character Clothespin Craft

Here are the Supplies You’ll Need to Make These Clothespins

Frankenstein

Witch

Vampire

TIP: If you currently don’t have any cardstock on hand – this multi-pack  is perfect as it comes in all of the colors you would need for this craft!

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Watch the full tutorial video here!

 

Directions to Make Halloween Clothespin Crafts

Frankenstein

1. Paint the clothespins and set them aside to dry. You’ll need two regular clothespins painted black and two painted purple or black.

Cut and trace around the printable template elements.

You should have a green head, purple body, and black hair, eyebrows and mouth.

Cut out Frankenstein Template

2. Glue the hair, eyebrow and mouth to the green head. Glue two googly eyes on top.

Then glue the head to the body.

 

Frankenstein Clothespin Craft

 

3. Add your clothespin legs and arms.

Glue the boots to the bottom of the leg clothespins. Make sure they do not go beyond the clothespin or it won’t stand up (leave some space at the bottom of the clothespin).

Frankenstein Clothespin Craft

Vampire 

1. Paint the clothespins and set them aside to dry. Paint two regular clothespins black and two small clothespins black.

Cut and trace around the printable template elements. You should have a beige-colored face, black body, black hair, black boots, red cape, white shirt and red glitter paper bow.

 

Vampire Cut out Template

2. For the head: 

Make the head first by painting the face or you can use beige-colored paper.

Glue the hair on top. Draw a mouth with a black sharpie and then add two white teeth. Glue the googly eyes on.

For the body: 

Add the white triangle for the shirt. Glue the head on top and then glue the red glitter paper bow on top of the head and shirt.

Glue the red cardstock cape to the back.

Vampire Clothespin Craft

3. Add your clothespin legs and arms.

Glue the boots to the bottom of the leg clothespins. Make sure they do not go beyond the clothespin or it won’t stand up (leave some space at the bottom of the clothespin).

Vampire Craft for Kids

Witch

1. Paint the clothespins and set them aside to dry. Paint two regular clothespins black and two small black or purple.

Cut and trace around the printable template elements. You’ll need a black body, hat and boots, green face, and light beige strip for the broom.

 

2. Make the witch face: 

Cut small strips of the orange cardstock for the hair and glue to the sides of the face.

Glue the black hat on top. Add a strip of gold glitter paper.

Glue the googly eyes on.

Add a nose and smile with a black sharpie or marker.

Make Witch Head for Clothespin Craft

3.  Make the broom: 

Cut out a long strip of light beige paper. Cut small slits all along this piece of paper.

Cut a strip for Witch Broom

Twist the paper around the end of a pipe cleaner and glue down to make the broom.

Make Broom for Witch

4. Add black marks on the leg clothespins.

Paint Clothespins for Witch Legs

5. Now put the body together!

Glue the head to the body.

Add the leg and arm clothespins. Glue the broom to one of the arms.

Then glue the boots on top of the leg clothespins. Make sure to leave some space at the bottom of the clothespin or the witch won’t stand up.

Witch Clothespin Craft for Kids

 

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