Yarn Wrapped Hanger Craft for Kids

Decorate a plain boring hanger with yarn to create a beautiful unique gift. This Yarn Wrapped Hanger is a fun and easy craft perfect for kids to make. This make a unique handmade gift for Mother’s Day, Christmas or any other occasion your child needs to make a gift.

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Yarn Wrapped Hanger Craft for Kids

  1. Grab a wire or felt hanger. I used a felt hanger and these turned out great!
  2. Tie a piece of colourful yarn to the the top of the hanger and start wrapping it around.
  3. My kids found it easier to wrap using shorter pieces of yarn. Once you have reached the end of the yarn, tie another piece of colourful yarn to it and then start wrapping again.
  4. Repeat this until the entire hanger is complete.
  5. Tuck the ends of the yarn along the hanger and wrap the yarn around it to cover it.
  6. Cut off any loose ends once complete.
  7. Cut out a tag and write Happy Mother’s Day or a personal message.
  8. Use a single hole punch to make a hole and thread a pipe cleaner through. Wrap it around the top of the hanger.

Age Suitability

This activity is good for kids 3 years and up. My kids are 4, 4, and 7 year old.

Mess Level

This is not a messy activity. Mess level is at the lowest.

Difficulty to Create


Skills Developed

Colour recognition, language development, hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, imaginative play, creativity.

Supplies for Yarn Wrapped Hanger Craft

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  • Wire or felt hanger
  • Colorful yarn
  • Paper
  • Scissor
  • Pen
  • Single hole punch
  • Pipe cleaner

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