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Clay Pot Farm Animals

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These clay pot farm animals from Polyform make great craft ideas for clay pots. Use our polymer clay tutorials to make a pig, horse, sheep, and cow out of clay.

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Clay Pot Farm Animals

Materials:

  • Pluffy™:
    • 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: Black, 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.

Cow:

Clay Cow

  1. Paint flowerpot white. Allow to dry.
     
  2. Paint black spots.
     
  3. Make 1 ¼” white ball and press on flowerpot for head.
     
  4. Make ½” pink oval and press on for snout. Use tool to mark nostrils.
     
  5. Make two 1/8” black balls and press on for eyes.
     
  6. Make two ½” beige teardrops and press on for horns.
     
  7. Make two ¾” white flat teardrops. Make two 1/2 pink thin teardrops and press on white teardrops. Press on head for ears.

Horse:

Clay 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:

Clay 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:

Clay 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.

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Reviews More Reviews

Apr 27, 2012

These are adorable! I'm going to add a jingle bell to the inside when I make this.

 

Apr 26, 2012

What does "condition the clay" mean? I'm new at this craft.

 

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Aug 13, 2011

I just love these farm animals, they are so cute, i add them to my packages, as gifts.

 

Jul 17, 2011

Que lindos!!!! excelente tutorial :) Muchas gracias!!! Besos

 

Jul 17, 2011

I love this and would like to modify it to do with my toddler. I will use pom-poms, felt, and glue-on eyes.

 

Jul 16, 2011

Yeah I agree-They are Really Cute.I collect Pigs & have 2 Cows,But These Are All Too Cute! I'll have to make some too! : )

 

Jul 7, 2011

Hi katzdu4 1871934 - According to the instructions, it appears that you put the head on the pot and then bake it. Hope this helps! -The editors of FaveCrafts

 

Jul 7, 2011

I'd like to know if the heads & pots are baked together or do you glue the heads on after baking them? These are SO cute!!

 

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