How to Make a Pipe Cleaner Flamingo Craft for Kids

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Flamingoes are characterized by their bright pink feathers and elegant long legs. Make your own pet flamingo with this Pipe Cleaner Flamingo Craft for Kids.

There are some nature scenes that have become classics in their own right. Some of these include the tulips of Holland, the Swiss Alps and of course, the sight of a whole group of flamingoes on the water! Characterized by those bright pink feathers and elegant S-shaped necks, these birds are a sight for sore eyes.

Did you know that baby flamingoes are born white, and that the flamingo’s pink color comes from its food? Yes, its true! Adult flamingoes will turn white if you don’t feed them food with carotenoids. However, we’ve got a way to ensure your flamingo stays pink forever – by making a Pipe Cleaner Flamingo Craft for Kids!

How to Make a Pipe Cleaner Flamingo Craft for Kids

Flamingoes are characterized by their bright pink feathers and elegant long legs. Make your own pet flamingo with this Pipe Cleaner Flamingo Craft for Kids.

Materials Required:

  • Pipe Cleaners in black and two shades of pink (you can also opt for pink and orange instead)
  • Pink feathers
  • Googly eyes
  • Glue and scissors

Flamingoes are characterized by their bright pink feathers and elegant long legs. Make your own pet flamingo with this Pipe Cleaner Flamingo Craft for Kids.

Instructions to Make a Pipe Cleaner Flamingo Craft for Kids

1. Start with a pink pipe cleaner. Start rolling the stem from one end in a spiral pattern till there is a little left towards the other end.

Flamingoes are characterized by their bright pink feathers and elegant long legs. Make your own pet flamingo with this Pipe Cleaner Flamingo Craft for Kids.

2. Twist the other end of the pipe cleaner in an S-shape, turning the end inside, in a small loop.

Flamingoes are characterized by their bright pink feathers and elegant long legs. Make your own pet flamingo with this Pipe Cleaner Flamingo Craft for Kids.

3. Fix a small piece of black pipe cleaner in this loop.

Flamingoes are characterized by their bright pink feathers and elegant long legs. Make your own pet flamingo with this Pipe Cleaner Flamingo Craft for Kids.

4. Take the pipe cleaner in the darker shade of pink (or orange), and fold it into half.

Flamingoes are characterized by their bright pink feathers and elegant long legs. Make your own pet flamingo with this Pipe Cleaner Flamingo Craft for Kids.

5. Loop it through the outer circle of the bottom of the flamingo’s body.

Flamingoes are characterized by their bright pink feathers and elegant long legs. Make your own pet flamingo with this Pipe Cleaner Flamingo Craft for Kids.

6. Snip off the excess from the legs and fold them to make feet.

Flamingoes are characterized by their bright pink feathers and elegant long legs. Make your own pet flamingo with this Pipe Cleaner Flamingo Craft for Kids.

7. Use some glue to fix the pink feather into the center of the body spiral.

Flamingoes are characterized by their bright pink feathers and elegant long legs. Make your own pet flamingo with this Pipe Cleaner Flamingo Craft for Kids.

8. Stick on an eye and you’re done!!! A pretty pink flamingo is all ready for you to play with!

Flamingoes are characterized by their bright pink feathers and elegant long legs. Make your own pet flamingo with this Pipe Cleaner Flamingo Craft for Kids.

This is one of the reasons we love crafting with pipe cleaners – they’re so bendy and versatile, you can make anything from a pipe cleaner snail to a pretty pipe cleaner flamingo craft for kids. You can make many of these – try making a pair and stick a girly googly eye on one for a cute little flamingo pair!

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