Let the kids use their imagination and get creative with these easy-to-make DIY clay crafts for kids of all ages.
We’ve gathered 23 creative and fun clay crafts for kids perfect for a rainy afternoon, birthday party activity, or summer craft time. There are craft ideas using all different kinds of clay, that you can easily find at craft stores, home stores, even the dollar store.
It’s an inexpensive crafting medium too, so gather a few simple craft supplies and have fun with the kids!
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23 Creative And Fun DIY Clay Crafts For Kids
There are so many fun and colorful clay crafts for kids to make, and we have gathered 23 adorable DIY ideas for kids of all ages.
Clay Unicorn Magnets Using Birthday Candles - Kid Craft
These DIY clay unicorn magnets are absolutely adorable! What a creative way to use birthday candles as the horn. They are so simple for the kids to make too!
Pretty Clay Jewelry Dishes Stamped with Spices
Kids will love making these pretty clay jewelry dishes and giving them as gifts. They are made by using spices to stamp a design into the clay. So cool!
How to Make Stamped Polymer Clay Necklaces for Kids
These polymer clay necklaces are super sparkly and so pretty. Kids can customize them with whatever they like.
Super Easy Clay Bee Tic Tac Toe craft for kids
This adorable little DIY clay craft is perfect for the kiddos – a Tic Tac Toe with Bees Vs Flowers! How fun is that?
Clay Footprint Ring Dish
This beautiful diy butterfly keepsake craft is super simple to make with clay. It's a thoughtful gift that can be displayed for years to come!
Creative Pinch Pot Ideas for Kids - Red Ted Art - Make crafting with kids easy & fun
Clay is a great medium for children to try at home or in the classroom. There are so many fun things to make with it, like these little pinch pots. Plus, it's great for fine motor skills.
Air Drying Clay Birds for Kids - Red Ted Art - Make crafting with kids easy & fun
Bring out the clay to make these adorable birds resting in a nest. I’m sure your kids will be so excited to make this 3-D craft!
Cookie Cutter Clay Unicorns - Red Ted Art - Make crafting with kids easy & fun
These sparkly unicorns are cut using a cookie cutter and air-dry clay. They will be a favorite with the kids for sure!
Emoji Key Chains
Learn how to make some fun DIY emoji keychains, that can also be used as bag charms or zipper pulls. So cute!
Polymer Clay Cupcake Craft – The Pinterested Parent
This cute project is great even for young kids. They can make their own clay cupcakes – and play with them too!
DIY Pok�mon Pok�ball Clay Magnets
These DIY clay Pokeballs are a must make for all Pokemon fans! They are so easy to make and can be used as fridge magnets.
Polymer Clay Rainbow Necklace Tutorial
No clay tools are needed to make this bright and colorful clay rainbow necklace. And, it's easy enough for kids of all ages to make!
Easy Clay Animals for Kids
Kids can create simple, adorable clay animals with these variety of ideas.
DIY Garden Gnomes
Look at these cute garden gnome craft for kids to make with air drying clay. This is perfect for spring and summer.
Fine Motor Clay Finger Painting
Kids can get creative by adding extra textures to clay for fine motor play. Spread in glitter, craft sand or coarse salt to create clay paint.
Planet Earth: Clay Craft for Earth Day & Earth Study
Use air-dry clay to make this Earth craft to celebrate Earth Day! It's a super simple and fun to make craft.
Fine Motor Paper and Clay Collage
This clay collage craft is the perfect way to get creative and have fun while developing fine motor skills.
How to Make Clay Earrings Three Ways
DIY clay earrings are simple to make and can be customized to any outfit! Use your play-dough skills to make beautiful, unique jewelry. So fun!
Make cuneiform like the ancient Mesopotamians! A fun way to explore ancient history.
Coffee Ground Fossils
This easy kid’s craft can be made any time of the year! Using coffee ground fossils, your kids can pretend they were on a real-life dinosaur excavation!
Clay Coil Hearts (Easy Clay Projects for Kids)
If you’re looking for easy clay projects for kids, try these beautiful clay coil hearts!
Nature Craft – Perfect for Earth Day Activity – Clay Imprints with Plants and Flowers
Use leaves and flowers to make clay impressions with the kids. It's a great craft for Earth Day too!
DIY Essential Oil Diffuser Necklaces with Baked Clay
Learn how to make DIY Baked Clay Diffuser Necklaces in this easy tutorial.
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