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This craft category is a huge collection of DIY Fondant figures & clay crafts!  DIY Fondant figurescake decorating with fondant, fondant figure tutorials for beginners, step-by-step fondant figure making tutorials, DIY cake toppers ), clay crafts: easy clay crafts for kids ( play-doh crafts and ideas for kids, salt -dough crafts and ideas for kids ), polimer clay crafts ( polimer clay figures / fimo figures, polimer clay tutorials, polimer clay jewelry tutorials ), air drying clay figures and air drying clay crafts, sugar sculptures, chocolate sculptures, sculptures / sculpturing tutorials, clay recipes ( homemade play-doh recipes, homemade salt-dough recipes, homemade cold porcelain recipes) .. any many other creative clay craft ideas & tutorials!
Super easy borax free slime recipe - slime with baking soda!
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and create a super fun DIY clear galaxy slime with simple household ingredients ! You never know when you're going to need a slime recipe - and this one's a good & super easy one- so pin it, bookmark it, copy it, do whatever you have to do to get it in your craft armory. The oozy galaxy gunk will bounce, blow bubbles, drip, and splat with the perfect combination of gross and awesome. The most important part: this DIY galaxy slime recipe uses simple ingredients and will be ready for play in mere minutes. Store in a plastic container with a lid in the refrigerator to extend the life of your homemade galaxy slime .
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DIY Unicorn school supplies - back to school crafts
Customize and personalize all of your favorite must-haves for back-to-school season! In this video aPasos Crafts DIY will teach you how to make these unique, unicorn themed DIY School supplies : a pencil case from a Pringles can, a pencil , a pencil sharpener and an amazing rainbow notebook! These back to school crafts are perfect to personalize your school supplies and to spark your creativity! Having the coolest school supplies is one of the best ways to start the school year ! Watch the video and let's get crafting:
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DIY Unicorn Christmas tree ornament
If you’re looking for some simple and fun Christmas ornament ideas this year, we have so many to share with you! This one is perfect to make for the unicorn fan in your family. These easy DIY unicorn ornaments will make the perfect gifts for Christmas. Or simply make them with your unicorn fan in the house to hang on the Christmas tree as a fun afternoon craft! These unicorn Christmas ornaments are so fun to make!
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Gary the snail polimer clay figurine ( Spongebob )
Today's step-by-step video tutorial is a fun polimer clay Gary ! ( You know, the adorable snail cat from Spongebob Squarepants ! ) In this video tutorial you can learn how to make Gary out of polimer clay! Of course you can use other materials to create the Gary figurines : it can be an adorable cake topper / cake decoration from fondant , you can create cute kids' room decors with it from air drying clay, or even you can use simple play-doh / plasticine / salt-dough to create Gary the snail with the kids just for fun !
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Kid’s fingerprint handmade Christmas ornaments
For this year make these cute clay ornaments with the kids to hang on the Christmas tree! Our favorite part about these gorgeous snowflake ornaments is that the little hearts are made with kids’ fingerprints!  This cute snowflake Christmas tree ornament  keepsake is perfect for the kids to do at Christmas,even you can whip up a few homemade gift tags for the presents with this nice fingerprint preserving technique in no time! This super cute Christmas kids craft is very easy to do, and it can be a lovely handmade Christmas gift for parents  & grandparents as well!
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DIY Mother and child heart necklace - Mother's day gift
Today we want to share with you MumInTheMadHouse's super fun video tutorial on how to make a matching mother and child heart necklace with polymer clay! A mother and child necklace is the perfect gift as it remind children that they are always in your heart and you love them no matter what. They had a piece of your heart and that is what the necklace represents. This heart necklace can be a great gift for Mother's day, Valentine's day or at any time of the year! Give it to your kids , to your mom/dad , to your best friends or for your loved ones, either way it will be a big hit!
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DIY Unicorn kinetic sand recipe - fun craft for kids
We love kinetic sand! If you spending way too much on the kinetic sand at the store: make it at home in unicorn colors with Mama Plus One's fun tutorial! This homemade kinetic sand is easy and affordable. Kinetic sand is such a great therapeutic tool, and also a great sensory tool! Read Mama Plus One's step-by-step tutorial on how to make your very own kinetic sand in fun unicorn colors.This DIY Unicorn kinetic sand recipe is super easy , quick to make and so fun to play with!
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Easy DIY Seashell necklace - fun summer craft for kids
Not sure what to do with all those shells you collected from vacation ? Pick one of your favorites and turn it into a DIY seashell necklace by following along Moms & Crafters step-by-step tutorial ! Seashell necklace s make beautiful pieces of jewelry, and they can serve as lovely reminders of a great time you spent at the beach. You can also give the finished seashell necklaces away as gifts, or even sell them at a local craft fair. Because there are so many different kinds of shells , each necklace will be unique, and will have a personal touch. Whichever seashell necklace you plan to make, this open-ended craft is perfect for teen summer camp, for a beach party, or any day just for fun!
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Free printable christmas Playdough mats for kids
Playdough mats are fun for kids of all ages and encourage creativity, imagination, and help strengthen hand muscles. Kids will love these Christmas themed ones as they get ready for the Holiday season! At totschooling.net you will find a complete set of free printable Christmas playdough mats, which includes 10 fun activities: Making Santa's beard, making Rudolph's antlers, decorating a Christmas tree, a wreath, making a snowman, a gingerbread man, candy canes, decorating ornaments, presents and more!
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How to make DIY clear galaxy slime - fun kids craft
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and create a super fun DIY clear galaxy slime ! You never know when you're going to need a slime recipe - and this one's a good one- so pin it, bookmark it, copy it, do whatever you have to do to get it in your craft armory. The oozy galaxy gunk will bounce, blow bubbles, drip, and splat with the perfect combination of gross and awesome. The most important part: this DIY galaxy slime recipe uses simple ingredients and will be ready for play in mere minutes. Store in a plastic container with a lid in the refrigerator to extend the life of your homemade galaxy slime.
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Adorable sitting raven - step by step polimer clay tutorial
Use this step-by-step tutorial to make miniature figures in several scales using basic sculpting techniques and polymer clay, play-doh or air dry clay. This cute raven can be made from all kinds of clay which makes it useful as handmade jewelry , seasonal / holiday decoration or as delicious cake decoration / cake topper ! This polimer clay raven is a beginner polimer clay project so you can create one easily for yourself or for your friends, even is you are a beginner in polimer clay or fondant sculpting ! Let's sculpture a cute sitting raven !
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Homemade play-doh (play-dough) recipes
Have you ever tried a new play-doh recipe? Was it everything you hoped it would be or was it an experience you never want to repeat? In this site you can find 10 homemade play doh recipe with pros and cons.
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How to make a 2 ingredient super easy homemade slime
This is how to make laundry detergent slime at home with only 2 ingredients! Easy goo recipe that is made with glue, detergent and any color you like. If you didn’t have any borax at home to create fun slimes just use laundry detergent instead and glue which seems like the key ingredient in all slime recipes. If you are looking for a borax free slime here is a super easy way to make it! It’s quite easy to do and it has a good consistency that is not too icky, sticky, or tough. Just glue and laundry detergent slime is just a matter of mixing slowly until you get the consistency you desire.
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Crocodile - easy polymer clay tutorial
Use this step-by-step tutorial to make a cute crocodile figure and learn basic sculpting techniques aof polymer clay, play-doh or air dry clay. This cute crocodile can be made from all kinds of clay which makes it useful as handmade jewelry , kid's room decoration or as delicious cake decoration / cake topper ! This polimer clay crocodile is a beginner polimer clay project so you can create one easily for yourself or for your friends, even is you are a beginner in polimer clay or fondant sculpting ! Let's sculpture a cute crocodile !
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Adorable love cat necklace from clay
With a simple heart shape cookie cutter you can make these super adorable heart shape cat necklaces in minutes! Creative idea, isn't it? You can gift them on Valentine's day or Mother's day, or you can simply gift them to your friends/family members just to show your love with a simple but fun handmade jewelry! (These cute heart shape clay cat necklaces can be great accessories as well! ) With this nice step-by-step video and picture tutorial making one of these cute heart shape love cats will be a piece of cake! You can use any type air drying clay and also you can paint them to any fun color that fits into your taste!
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DIY Spinning Pusheen toy with a fidget spinners
Lots of people have requested more clay tutorials so here's a fun room decor or Christmas gift idea ! This funny DIY Spinning Pusheen toy re-uses a fidget spinner, which most people probably have at home already. Fidget spinners are on sale everywhere now so even you don't have one, you can definitely buy one pretty cheaply. Maqaroon has simply made a clay Pusheen to sit on top which turned out to be surprisingly fun to play with . We think this makes a lovely, touching gift for parents since they can keep this on on their desk at work.
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DIY homemade cold porcelain rose bouquet in a pot
We love homemade cold porcelain clay because it can be used to create soo many gorgeous decorations just like this beautiful rose bouquet. Beautiful, isn't it? This rose bouquet can be a nice gift for any ocassion ( birthdays, weddings , anniversaries, Mother's day, Valentine's day etc ) or you can use them to make gorgeous home decors as well! With a little acrylic paint you can color the flowers to any fun or pastell colrs that fits into your home or the ocassion! ( You can find 2 different cold porcelain clay recipes in our site! ) Watch this nice step-by-step polimer clay rose making tutorial and learn how to make this gorgeous rose bouquet !
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Paw print salt dough ornaments
Are you looking for an easy Christmas craft with pets that can be a gorgeous decoration and a sweet keepsake at the same time? Try these paw print salt dough ornaments! It’s such an awesome keepsake to be able to pull out each year to hang on the Christmas tree! You can make these paw print ornaments in any style you like to match your pup’s colouring and personality! You can make the paw print salt-dough ornaments in any size and with all kind of pets! (Even birds,reptiles and small mammals can help you to create some awsome ornaments and keepsakes just let them walk trough the fresh and soft dough)
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Adorable plomer clay Santa with his reindeers (step-by-step tutorial)
These super cute Santa and reindeer figurines can be easily made with any soft, clay materials such as: polimer clays, play-doh, pre colored salt-dough and baking soda clays, or even with fondant! You can make them as cute decors in your Christmas cake, Christmas table or you can gift them as keychains because they're so adorable everyone will love them in any form! In this nice polimer clay blog you can find a free step-by-step picture tutorial on how to make them. This clay/fondant project doesn't require special equipments because the Santa and the reindeers are only consists of simple base shapes!
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Cute little girls ( step-by-step polymer clay tutorial )
Polymer clay is a wonderful craft material! It's inexpensive, easy to find, and can be molded into anything you can dream of! In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn the sculpting and finishing techniques with polymer clay thorough the creation of this super cute polimer clay girl. Of course, you can use other materials to create the sitting girl figurines : in can be an adorable cake topper / cake decoration from fondant , you can create cute home decors with them from air drying clay!
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Mermaids ( sirens ) - polimer clay tutorial
Polymer clay is wonderful craft material! It's inexpensive, easy to find, and can be molded into anything you can dream of! In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn the sculpting and finishing techniques with polymer clay thorough the creation of this super cute polimer clay mermaid. Of course, you can use other materials to create the mermaid figurines : in can be an adorable cake topper / cake decoration from fondant , you can create cute home decors with them from air drying clay, or even you can use simple play-doh / plasticine / salt-dough to create some cute mermaids with the kids just for fun !
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Adorable DIY Polimer clay owl (step-by-step tutorial)
For nature and animal lovers here's a wonderful step-by-step polimer clay tutorial from Анастасия Астафьева: an adorable owl! This little polymer clay owl is so cute, and it's such a great DIY jewelry craft that is perfect for older kids and teens. You could use the finished owls as adorable necklaces, brooches, keychains or just create some as a lovely fall decor ! These polymer clay owls would also make great handmade gifts that kids could make for their friends. Watch the step-by-step tutorial and create yours now:
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Spotted little goat - step-by-step polimer clay tutorial
Polymer clay is wonderful stuff. It's inexpensive, easy to find, and can be molded into anything you can dream of! In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn the sculpting and finishing techniques with polymer clay thorough the creation of this super cute polimer clay goat. Of course, you can use other materials to create the goat figurines : in can be an adorable cake topper / cake decoration from fondant , you can create cute home decors with them from air drying clay, or even you can use simple play-doh / plasticine / salt-dough to create some cute goats with the kids just for fun !
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DIY Fairy house with attic using two mason jars - recycle
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial Creative Mother shows you how she made a medium size fairy house with attic using two mason jars ( one on top of the other ) , tin foil, hot glue, white air-dry clay and acrylic paint. This super adorable fairy house is very fun to make and you can use it as candy jar for a candy bar, birthday party, thank you gift for a baby shower, kids' room decor , piggy bank, jewelry box, cookie jar or even as a fairy garden decor ! You can turn it into a lamp also adding some battery operated LED candle lights. The finished woodland fairy house containers couldn’t be more adorable!
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Cute cat couple - polymer clay tutorial
Today's step-by-step video tutorial is a super cute polimer clay cat ! In this video tutorial you can learn how to make this super cute sitting cat out of polimer clay! Of course you can use other materials to create the sitting cat figurines : in can be a lovely Valentine's day or wedding cake topper / cake decoration from fondant , you can create cute home decors with them from air drying clay, or even you can use simple play-doh / plasticine / salt-dough to create some cute sitting cat with the kids just for fun !
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DIY antistress ball with balloons and flour
Stress is the most destroying power in our time. So we suggest to relax with squeezing my DIY Anti Stress Ball ! This super easy and cheap handmade toy helps to relieve stress and even exercise the muscles of your hand! If you are not stressed at all - it is really fun to squeeze it and make different shapes and forms ( especially when you drew a face on the balloons ). If you want to draw a face on the baloon and flour anti stress ball - use a permanent marker, and you can spice it up with funny hairstyles with a little yarn !
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DIY Clay leaf dish - easy fall craft (for kids)
Fall is the perfect time to do crafts with leaves and nature! This leaf clay dish by The Best Ideas For Kids is one kids can make easily. It would make a beautiful gift they can personalize for a birthday or Christmas. This DIY clay leaf dish is a gorgeous piece that can be used as a ring dish or simply to hold items like keys and coins. You can even turn it into a leaf bowl by using different ( larger ) leaves ! So head to thebestideasforkids.com and learn how to make one gorgeous leaf dish :
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How to make fantasy dragon eggs - kids craft idea
What would dragon eggs look like? Adventure in a box decided that they must be encrusted with jewels and precious stones from dragon’s treasury. Of course,you need to make dragon eggs with the kids, just in case a baby dragon might hatch out of one! You can use air dry clay to create the dragon eggs or simply use it's super cheap alternative: the salt-dough! These dragon eggs can be perfect art projects for the kids in the classroom! Put your dragon eggs in a basket and voilá' you have a fun Easter decor! (Or gift!)
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Mini polimer clay swirly bunny necklace
This sweet little spring craft project is just in time for your Easter tree. Or you can make a string of garland of mini swirly bunnies for your entry way, or add a bunny to the handle of a special someones Easter basket this year. We are sure once you make one they will keep multiplying like the real thing! You can use this polimer clay shaping technique to creae delicious fondant rabbits as well!
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DIY Valenslime - easy Valentine slime recipe
Get creative with slime ! This Valenslime or Valentine slime by The Best Ides For Kids can be a great non-candy gift idea for Valentine’s Day. Making slime has become such a sensation with a wide variety of customizable elements. Kids can have fun helping you to make the slime and printing off these cute slime gift tags. This Valentine slime by The Best Ideas For Kids will make a great gift this Valentine’s day ! Get the recipe and let's get crafting:
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DIY Plastic bottle joy Christmas lantern (Santa,penguin & snowman)
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial Creative Mother shows you how she made this GORGEOUS Christmas decor e with using th ree plastic soda bottles , tin foil, hot glue, white air-dry clay and acrylic paint. This super adorable Christmas decor is very fun to make and you can use it a a lovely tea candle holder both indoor and outdoor! If you love upcycling, playing with clay and creating lovely and Santa crafts you will love this! The finished DIY Plastic bottle joy Christmas lantern couldn’t be more adorable!
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DIY Pineapple Necklace
With a few simple steps, you can make this super adorable pineapple necklace in minutes! In this jewelry making tutorial, The Crafted Sparrow will teach you how to make this lovely pineapple necklace out of polymer clay. This pineapple necklace is not just the perfect summer accessory but it's also a perfect gift for a special occasion. Create a matching pair and give it to your kids, to your mom, or your best friends - they'll love it! Of course, you can use this fun polymer clay pineapple charm to create other jewelry pieces: accessorize bracelets, create fun earrings, keychains, or hair clips - so many possibilities!
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