Last year I spent an evening with Debra (from FindingDebra.com) and her daughter before Debra and I flew to Quebec City, Canada to attend a blogging conference. It was an absolute blast! Since I don’t have girls, I soaked up every minute of my time with Debra’s daughter. She gave me a tour of their house, we put puzzles together, played games and she gave me a fidget paper clip craft!
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Fidget Paper Clip Craft Tutorial –
- Paperclips, any size or shape
- Perler beads
- Open the Perler bead package.
- Select 6 – 10 (or more, depending on the size of the paper clip) perler beads.
- Slip the beads onto the paper clip.
- That’s it! Carry them in your pocket and use them to fidget with when you’re feeling anxious.
The Fidget Paper Clip Craft is cheap and easy but also incredibly useful! Plus, you can make the craft in under two minutes – probably more like 30 seconds. Once made, use it to relieve anxiety or just to keep your hands busy.
As opposed to regular fidget spinners, the Fidget Paper Clip Craft is basically silent. Kids and adults alike can use these DIY fidget toys to help with attention and sensory needs in the classroom, at work or at home.
This craft would be great for keeping the kids busy during Spring Break, over the summer and so many other times of year. I think it’d be great fun to have the kids make heart-shaped Fidget Paper Clips for Valentine’s Day gifts, too.
Awwww, she’s going to love that you shared this!
Sara Phillips says
I sure hope I did her proud!!
Kim Macdonald says
Hey Sarah ,
My name is Kim Macdonald and I love that paper clip craft u made ! I babysit a lot and I do crafts . I also look up on National Holidays on the day I am babysitting to see what is happening on that day and than get a craft ready for who ever I am babysitting ! I am excited to do this craft with a little girl I babysit every Friday . I know a she will love this . And so will I! Thank you ! Hope u have a great day!