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Forty Days of Crafts: Clothespin Donkey

Suggested reading: The Easter Story
Suggested reading: The Easter Story

Tell the daughter of Zion, ‘Behold, your King is coming to you, lowly, and sitting on a donkey, a colt, the foal of a donkey.'”
— Matthew 21:5 (NKJV) 

Remember the humble beast that once carried the King of Kings into the holy city as you create this charming clothespin donkey.



  • Donkey template
  • Hot glue
  • Markers or crayons
  • 2 clothespins
  • Scissors
  • Black yarn or pipe cleaner

Step 1: Print the donkey template.

Step 2: Color donkey as desired with markers or crayons.


Step 3: Cut black yarn in even lengths and use hot glue to attach it as the donkey’s mane and tail.

Donkey_4forweb  Donkey_5forweb

Donkey_7forweb  Donkey_8forweb


Step 4: Pinch on clothespin legs to the donkey’s body. (Secure with hot glue if desired.)

Donkey_10forweb  Donkey_11forweb


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