How to make an aeroplane from a peg or clothespin

How to make an aeroplane from a peg or clothespin

Do you want to learn how to reuse old materials? In this article we show you how to make an airplane with an old clothespin or peg . It is a quick and easy craft to do that requires little material. Kids will really like this activity and you're teaching them how to recycle and make toys with recycled materials.

You'll need:
Steps to follow:

Disassemble the peg and paint both sides blue.


Paint the details you want the plane to have. In the example the aeroplane has painted windows.


Copy on cardboard the wings and tail of the plane. Cut out the pieces.


Put glue on the two sides of the peg


Put the pieces of cardboard (wings and tail of the plane) between the two parts of the peg. Hold down the pieces to make them stick, that's all there is to it, you're aeroplane made with a peg is finished!

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  • Try creating different planes by changing the colour and details of the aircraft.