Turn Toy Animals Into Fun Clothing Hooks

4 Materials
$10
1 Day
Easy

These clothing hooks made out of plastic animals are the cutest and easiest bedroom organization to make. I used them in my daughter's room as children's bedroom decor, but I like them so much, I think I'll be making more for other rooms too.
Step 1: Gather Your Materials
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I used plastic animals I picked up for cheap, a small hacksaw, craft adhesive, and a wooden board.
Step 2: Cut the Animals in Half
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I cut my animals in half using a hacksaw. I tried using an exacto knife, but it took a while and wasn't as clean. Using the hacksaw took about 30 seconds for each animal.
Step 3: Glue on Your Animals
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I used a liberal amount of glue on the animals just to make sure they would stay put!
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Once I applied the glue, I firmly stuck the animal halves onto my piece of wood. I let the glue dry for a full 24 hours before using it. In my first attempt at this project, I used my hook a little too soon and it fell right off, so give it the full dry time!
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Because these hooks are only going to be supporting kids jackets, I didn't add a support screw, but if you want to or need to, you can drill a screw through the back of the wood right into the head of your animal (which is more solid than the rest of the figure).
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It's so fun, I'm going to make one out of the back ends too!
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My kids have never loved clean-up so much!

Suggested materials:

  • Hacksaw
  • Plastic animals  (Dollar Store)
  • Craft glue  (Craft Store)
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