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Pig Pen | Pipe Cleaner Crafts

Pig Pen

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

Transform an ordinary pen into a fun study buddy by topping it with an adorable pom-pom piglet.


  • Pencil
  • 1-inch pink pom-pom
  • 1 1/2-inch pom-pom
  • 7 1/4-inch pink pom-poms
  • Tacky glue or hot glue
  • Googly eyes
  • Pink pipe cleaner


  1. Start with a 1-inch pink pom-pom for the head and use tacky glue or hot glue to attach googly eyes and three 1/4-inch pink pom-poms for ears and a snout. Allow the glue to dry, then add black marker nostrils to the pig's snout. Glue the pig's head to a 1 1/2-inch pom-pom (the body).
  2. For the tail, fold a 5-inch length of pink pipe cleaner in half, then wind it around a pencil. Remove it from the pencil and glue the open end of the pipe cleaner to the body pom-pom. Allow the glue to dry.
  3. Cover the tip of the pen cap with glue and press the pig body on top of it. When the glue has dried and the body is secure, glue on four 1/4-inch pom-poms for legs.