Let’s talk easy alligator crafts! This super simple alligator craft for kids of all ages only requires a few items like paint, glue, googly eyes, clothespins, and a couple other things you likely have on hand. It is easy enough to be used for preschool alligator crafts and older kids may want to create alligator clips for their locker.
Alligator Craft for Kids
This Alligator Clothespin Craft is a fun way to practice fine motor skills for little ones. They’ll love chomping and biting, pretending to be a scary predator.
I used this craft for my preschooler, but this would be great for kindergarteners and even first graders. If you add a magnet to the back, you can turn this alligator craft into fridge magnets or a locker clip for older kids.
So move over paper crafts, we have a new fun project that uses paint, clothes pins, markers, glue, and googly eyes!
Related: Download & print this fun alligator coloring page for kids
Let’s make an alligator…or two! It is so much fun! Love this craft project.
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Alligator Clothespin Craft
Here is a Quick Tutorial Video on How to Make Alligator Craft
Supplies Needed For This Easy Alligator Craft:
Instructions for Cute And Chompy Alligator Craft
Start by painting your clothespins with the green paint.
Cut the foam into small strips with triangular teeth.
Once the paint is dry, color the sides of each clothespin with the black marker, then glue the teeth onto the sides.
Use the green marker to outline your alligator, covering up the top of the white foam.
Add two dots on the top for the nose, then glue on the googly eyes.
Your Finished Alligator Craft
What cute alligators! Now your alligators are now ready for action!
If you want to attach a magnet on the bottom of your alligator craft, you can use it to hold important papers on the fridge or in your locker.
These fun crafts are a great way to make a fun alligator for young children. Kindergarten students and even an older preschooler will also love this fun alligator craft that is also perfect for fine motor skills practice.
- Wooden clothespins
- Green paint
- Green marker
- Black marker
- White foam or paper
- Googly eyes
- Start by painting your clothespins with the green paint.
- Cut the foam into small strips with triangular teeth.
- Once the paint is dry, color the sides of each clothespin with the black marker, then glue the teeth onto the sides.
- Use the green marker to outline your alligator, covering up the top of the white foam.
- Add two dots on the top for the nose, then glue on the googly eyes.
- Your alligators are now ready for action!
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Did you try this alligator craft? How’d it turn out? Let us know in the comments below!