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Clay Pot Farm Animals

These clay pot farm animals from Polyform make great craft ideas for clay pots. Using an oven requires adult supervision.

Supplies

Pluffy™ Polymer Clay: 

 Beige - 4 oz-- 1 block
 Black - 4 oz-- 1 block
 Pink - 4 oz-- 1 block
 Brown - 4 oz-- 1 block
 Hot Pink - 4 oz-- 1 block
 White - 4 oz-- 1 block
Tool Set
Four 1 ½” mini clay pot
Acrylic craft paint: White, Brown, Pink
Paintbrush
Ribbon (optional)

Instructions

Preheat oven to 275°F for perfectly cured clay. Condition each color of clay for at least 2 minutes before you use it. For best results, clean hands in between colors.

Horse:

1.Paint flowerpot brown. Allow to dry.
 
2.Make 1-1/4˝ brown ball and press on flowerpot for head.
 
3.Make 1/2˝ beige oval and press on for snout. Use tool to mark nostrils.
 
4.Make two 1/4˝ white balls and two 1/8˝ black balls. Press on for eyes.
 
5.Make 3/4˝ black teardrop. Press on top of head for hair. Make 1/2˝ x 1/1/2˝ black strip and press on back of head for mane. Use tool to press in lines.
 
6.Make two 3/4" brown flat teardrops. Make two 1/2˝ beige thin teardrops and press on brown teardrops. Press on head for ears.


Pig:


1.Paint flowerpot pink. Allow to dry.
 
2.Make 1-1/4˝ pink ball and press on flowerpot for head.
 
3.Make 1/2˝ pink oval and press on for snout. Use tool to mark nostrils.
 
4.Make two 1/4˝ white balls and two 1/8˝ black balls. Press on for eyes.
 
5.Make two 3/4" pink flat teardrops. Make two 1/2˝ hot pink thin teardrops and press on pink teardrops. Press on head for ears.

Sheep:


1.Paint flowerpot white. Allow to dry.
 
2.Make 1-1/4˝ white ball and press on flowerpot for head.
 
3.Mix beige and white to make light beige. Make 1/2˝ light beige oval and press on for snout. Use tool to mark nostrils.
 
4.Make two 1/8˝ black balls and press on for eyes.
 
5.Make two 3/4" light beige flat teardrops. Press on sides of head for ears.
 
6.Make approximately forty 3/8˝ - 1/4˝ white balls. Press on head.
 

Bake all of the farm animals according to package instructions. Allow to cool. Tie on ribbon if desired.

This project reprinted courtesy of FaveCrafts.com.

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Maria Nerius has been designing crafts for over 20 years. She's a successful author and writer who loves to tweet (MariaNerius)and currently her work can be seen on www.FaveCrafts.com. You can follow Maria's Musing on her blog: http://marianerius.wordpress.com. Feel free to contact Maria: MNerius@cfl.rr.com.

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