Paint the clothespin and let it dry. Fold two cupcake liners into quarters, then clip the clothespin over them. Add googly eyes.
Use wood glue to attach clothespins to a wooden ruler. Label each pin with a family member's name. Mount the ruler near your front door and clip reminders, permission slips, and other important notes to it.
Glue a clothespin to a dowel. Load a rubber band onto the launcher as shown. Squeeze the clothespin handle to let the band fly (at inanimate targets only, of course).
Glue various types of card stock feet to clothespins as shown. Clip the pins to card stock bodies, mixing and matching as desired.
Originally published in the November 2012 issue of FamilyFun