DLTK's Crafts for Kids
Coat Hanger Wings

Contributed by Leanne Guenther


  • three wire coat hangers
  • needle nose pliers
  • wire cutters
  • duct tape (go dad go *grin*)
  • Material, gift wrap or thin cardboard
  • needle and thread or hot glue gun.
  • wool or elastic

coat hanger wings


  • Cut the top (the hook) off the three coat hangers.
  • use needle nose pliers to straighten the hangers.
  • use needle nose pliers to make a loop on each end of all the hangers.
coat hanger wings

NOTE:  whatever method you use to make wings for a costume, don't make them too large -- especially for small children.  If it's a windy evening when you're walking around, they'll literally be blown off their feet if their wings are too big *grin*


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