Clothespin Hearts Activity

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What You’ll Need:

  • Twine
  • A box or crate
  • Clothespins (Mini clothespins would be cute too!)
  • Felt
  • Scissors


  • Affix the twine to the box or crate to make a clothes line
  • Cut different size hearts from the felt

Guidance: Building fine motor skills

  • Demonstrate affixing a clothespin to the line
  • Demonstrate how to clip a heart into the clothespin
  • Demonstrate removing a heart from the clothes line by pulling down on it


Where to buy:

I bought my twine from the Dollar Tree, it came in a pack of 3. I purchased the felt and the clothespins from Target. The felt came in a “felt library” that I use for many activities ($12.99 Target), the clothespins were $1 for a pack of 5 in the One Spot.