From pinch pots and fridge magnets to dragon eggs and unicorns there’s an air dry clay project here to inspire kids of all ages!
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Air Dry Clay Projects for Kids
When you want to make something out of nothing you can’t beat working with a lump of air dry clay!
The kids can get creative while working their hand muscles moulding and and stretching and cutting the dough. And then when they’re done their creations can be put on display for everyone to see.
Of course sometimes a plain old lump of clay can be a little daunting, so I’ve been off searching for some fun air dry clay projects to inspire them!
1 | Painted Mosaic Pinch Pots for Little Treasures
If your child loves collecting little treasures they will have fun making these sweet pinch pots to store them in! Pinch pots are super easy to make and this tutorial shows you how to either paint them, or use pony beads to make a mosaic effect.
These clay flower bowls are gorgeous, and look like something you’d pay a lot of money for at a trendy store! They’re fun to make and would make a wonderful gift, perhaps for Mother’s Day or a new bride!
We love us some unicorn crafts so I just had to share these magical magnets with you! I love that this craft was a challenge to use three items that don’t usually go together. The unicorn’s horn is pretty clever!
https://youtu.be/f49uBx-FT70 Here’s a cute air dry clay craft that even your toddler can get involved with! They’ll have a blast decorating this little turtle with buttons! If you make sure they’re as flat as possible he’d make a really cute drinks coaster!
Well I had to look twice at that picture before I realised the flowers were made out of pasta noodles! Very clever! This is a project that is perfect for kids of all ages and that you will happily want to put on display once it’s set!
Oooh I am totally in love with these dragon eggs! What a fabulous way to put those nature treasures on display! And of course depending on the colours you use and the treasures you decorate them with this is a great craft for boys and girls to make!
Here’s the perfect gift idea for anyone in your life that has a mobile phone… that’ll be everyone then! Your kids will have fun dreaming up different patterns to make and different colours to paint them.
Are you ready to start thinking about back to school yet? This fun geometric pencil holder is super easy to make from air dry clay, and of course your kids can then paint it any colour they like. I think any teacher would love to receive one as as gift for sure!
If you love air plants you’ll know you can never have enough planters, so why not spend the afternoon with your kiddos shaping these teeny pots from clay and seeing who can come up with the most creative paint design!