Air-Dry Clay Mobile

Add a fun and colorful pop of color to your walls with your own hanging air dry clay mobile!

  1. Ages: 5 - -3

  2. 1 hour - 2 hours

  3. A little messy

  4. Grownup needed

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Materials you'll need

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    Gather your materials.

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  • Step 2

    Roll out your clay and shape it with a cutter of your choice.

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  • Step 3

    (Optional) Add additional clay to decorate your shape!

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    Tip

    You can mix two colors together to get a marbled effect!

  • Step 4

    Use a pointed clay tool to poke a hole in the clay.

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  • Step 5

    Repeat until you have enough pieces for your mobile, then let your clay pieces dry completely.

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  • Step 6

    Tie a long length of yarn to your dowel in two places to create a hanger.

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  • Step 7

    Tie your clay pieces to one another using yarn.

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  • Step 8

    Tie the strands to your dowel.

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  • Done!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 9

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