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This DIY pipe cleaner bookmark is a really fun way to make a gift!  It is also great for fine motor skills for your kids, so let them make one and use it with their favorite book.

DIY pipecleaner flower bookmark

Step 1- Get 5 purple pipe cleaners, 1 green pipe cleaner, and one yellow pipe cleaner.

pipe 1
Step 2- Make the pedal (pretzel)  shape out of one pipe cleaner.
pipe 2

Step 3- Wrap a yellow pipe cleaner around it.
pipe 3

Step 4- Add more pedals & continue to wrap the yellow around it.
pipe 4
Step 5- If you need extra support, add a green pipe cleaner to it (but only wrapping it in the back) – this will attach to the stem.

Step 6- Make a stem & leaf out of the green pipe cleaner.
pipe 5

Step 7- Attach it to the other green one.  (twist them together.
pipe 6

Step 8- Fluff it out, make it how you want it and then place it into your child’s favorite book (or your favorite book!) and use it as a bookmark (or give it as a gift)


Hi there!

I’m Becky, a former elementary school teacher turned certified child development therapist and blogger. I work at home with my husband and together we are raising (and partially homeschooling) our four children in the Carolinas. I love diet coke, ice cream, and spending time with my family.

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