New year, new fun craft ideas! In this post, you’ll learn how to create a cute caterpillar clip using a clothespin. Do check out the CreativeBug site to find more ideas on how to use and create easy clothespin crafts, as well as get ideas for your next project.


  • Pom Poms

  • Pencil

  • Scissors

  • Googly Eyes

  • Hot Glue Gun (Regular Elmer’s glue can be used but drying time is needed)

  • Pipe Cleaner


Step One: Place hot glue on one flat side of the clothespin.

Step Two: Carefully place pom poms in a row on the pin.

Step Three: Hot glue the googly eyes.

Step Four: Bend the pipe cleaner (about 3 ½ inches) in half and curl the edges of the pipe cleaner using a pencil.

Step Five: Hot glue the antenna in place.

Step Six: There you have it! A cute caterpillar friend.