Little split-pin people craft

Get your pre-schoolers to create these cute split-pin people to keep their little hands busy.


These are great to make and are similar to the vintage paper dolls of days gone by.

You will need:

  • White cardboard
  • Scissors
  • Four split pins (per person)
  • Scraps of fabric
  • Glue
  • Buttons
  • Wool or embroidery thread, and little embellishments that you like.

How to make it:

  1. Download your body template here, or draw a head with a torso, legs and arms, and let your little one cut these out.
  2. Simply glue down or dress the body parts. Now insert your split pins at the shoulders and at the top of the thighs.
  3. Let your little one dress them in all sorts of outfits, and accessories with handbags, skateboards and beads.
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