Clay Animals for Kids — Step by Step Ideas with Photos

Clay Animals

A variety of clay animals in step-by-step execution. Interesting ideas, original solutions, briefing with photos.

Thanks to the instructions and visualization presented in this collection, kids will be able to master the basic techniques of clay modeling.

Modeling in kindergarten and elementary school is an important activity for kids, and very useful. Working with clay develops fine motor skills of hands, imagination, spatial thinking, artistic taste.

For work you will need:

  • A set of clay, preferably soft;
  • A stack that helps to give the clay the desired shape. Moreover, two stacks are often needed – one with a sharp tip, and the second with a flat one;
  • Toothpicks for connecting parts of the animal;
  • Modeling board.

Clay Animals: TOP Ideas

Any of the animals below can be found at the link to a detailed sculpting tutorial. Here is a short list of characters made of clay, which is sure to be replenished with new interesting works.

Clay Bunny

Clay Bunny

Modeling a bunny is absolutely not difficult. This is a simple rounded body, elongated paws and ears, a funny muzzle.

Clay Fox

Clay Fox

A cunning red fox, probably in the process of hunting. Or hides in forest bushes from larger or predatory animals. Interested in a character? Contact the link below.

Clay Sheep

Clay Sheep

Modeling this sheep will take some time, but, you see, the result is worth it. And the whole process is not complicated, and kids may well like folding spirals, as well as the result of all the work.

Clay Bull

Clay Bull

A simple bull made of clay for kids. A step-by-step tutorial on the theme of clay animals.

Clay Bear

Clay Bear

As a child, drawing a bear was as easy as shelling pears: it is enough to display circles of different sizes. So here, it’s not difficult to roll the balls, and some of them stretch or narrow a little.

Clay Horse

A funny, more cartoonish horse, just for entertaining kids art and simple modeling.

Clay Rat

Clay Rat

The toothed rodent is a very funny clay character that kids make easily and quickly. After all, it is not at all difficult to roll out a pear-shaped body and a head of almost the same shape, only smaller, add thin legs and tail, rounded ears.

Clay Animals — Deer

Clay Deer

The deer is a collection of balls of different sizes, except that the head is somewhat elongated into an uneven oval. And, of course, branched horns, consisting of several small flagella.

Clay Hedgehog

Clay Hedgehog

A funny hedgehog, and even with a knapsack over his shoulder. The body with legs is very simple, and the needles are a lot of brown carrots attached to the hedgehog’s back.

Clay Dog

Clay Dog

A cute puppy with protruding ears and approximately folded paws in a sitting position. Blinding it is not difficult, because it’s just: two balls, four rollers and small black and white details.

Clay Donkey

Clay Donkey

Don’t know how to mold a donkey out of clay? Follow the link below and you will definitely have this stubborn clay animal.

Clay Panda

Clay Panda

Another bear, only in black and white. The pandochka consists of solid balls and two rollers that represent the paws of the animal.

Clay Cat

Clay Cat

Did you like this graceful, green-eyed kitty? Then prepare orange, white and some green and black clay, and forward to the most interesting creative process, the link to the step-by-step action of which is presented below.

Clay Walrus

Clay Walrus

The sea world can be displayed not only with the help of fish and crabs, but also by sculpting such a mustachioed walrus. Moreover, the process itself is absolutely not complicated, and detailed instructions are available.

Clay Animals — Lion

Clay Lion

Isn’t this formidable predator funny? Although he is formidable, rather cute, but also very bright and original. Hurry up to follow the link to learn how to mold this animal from clay.

Clay Tiger

Clay Tiger

The formidable red predator is also included in our collection of clay animals. To mold him, be sure to stock up not only with orange, black and beige clay, but also with patience, thanks to which, following the step-by-step prompts, you will get this magnificent character.

Do not worry if, looking at this or that work, it seems complicated. In fact, everything is simple, because the clay animals presented are made from simple, elementary details, such as: a ball, an oval, a droplet, a cone, a roller. And by combining these simple blanks into one whole, you can create a whole animal world, and not just a single character.

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