Pulled String Art



Materials & Tools

  1. Tempura or Acrylic Paint
  2. Disposable Bowls or Paper Plates
  3. Popsicle Sticks
  4. Wet Wipes
  5. String or Yarn - cut into approximately 30" lengths
  6. Scissors
  7. Sketch Pads - approximately 8" x 12"
  8. Rope and Clothespins (for drying / displaying)
  9. Butchers Tray (for pressing paper)
  10. Magnets (Optional - for clothespin personalization)
  11. Pencils/Sharpies (For names on paper and clothespins)



  • Clean excess paint from string BEFORE placing it on paper.
  • When laying out the string, try NOT to cross it around.
  • Students can also personalize their clothespins with the names etc. and add a magnate. 
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Thank you to Jean Van Hul at the Artful Parent who provided inspiration and guidelines for this project, which you can find here