Superhero Science: Spider-Man Clothespin Buddy

Could Spider-Man really stop a jet with his web? Learn some of the science of the superhero Spider-Man and then make your own Spider-Man Clothespin Buddy!


  • Wooden clothespin (old-fashioned works best)
  • Red or blue pipe cleaner (Making the villain Venom? Use black.)
  • Markers or paint
  • String
  • Wiggly eyes (optional)


1. Using red, blue and black markers, color your Spider-Man.


2. Draw eyes or glue eyes onto your Spider-Man.


3. Wrap a pipe cleaner around his center to make his arms.


4. Cut two pieces of string and tie them to the end of each of Spirder-Man’s arms/hands. You can make the string as long or short as you’d like.


5. Look out, here comes the Spider-Man! He’s ready for some superhero adventures! Pull the stings taunt to bounce him around.


-from the scientific mind of Miss Jen

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