Pipe Cleaner Leek

Craft a wonderful leek in celebration of St. David’s Day using just pipe cleaners and cotton string! It’s a simple yet delightful project that captures the spirit of the occasion.

Pipe Cleaner Leek

Skill Level

Easy. Adult supervision needed

Time to Make

20 Minutes

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make

  1. Firstly, bend 5 green pipe cleaners in half.
  2. Then bend a white pipe cleaner in half and wrap the ends around the bend of the green pipe cleaners.
  3. Cut multiple lengths of cotton string and tie it to the folded edge of the white pipe cleaner.
  4. Wrap a green pipe cleaner around the join of the green and white pipe cleaners.
  5. Lastly, continue to wrap white pipe cleaners until you reach the end. Make sure you don’t cover the cotton string.
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Top Tip

The more white pipe cleaners you use the thicker the leek will be.