How to Make Pipe Cleaner Stick Figure People

You can make their arms and legs assume all sorts of funny shapes, but follow the same rules to make all the little people. You can even make a chair for them to sit in.

Steps

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    Align two pipe cleaners side by side in even lengths. Twist them around each other, starting one-third from the top, ending one-third from the bottom.
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    Bend arms and legs into any shape you like.
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    Twist a pipe cleaner twice around the tip of your index finger. Loop the end of the cleaner under each arm to form the head.

Tips

  • To dress up the people, you can use ribbon or crepe paper bows on the hair and neck or make little shirts.

Things You'll Need

  • Three pipe cleaners

Sources and Citations

  • Source: Estrin, M., editor. (1945). Fun for a Rainy Day. New York: WM. Penn Publishing Cord. - Book in public domain. Copyright not renewed.

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