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Pencil ends

| Clay Modeling

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Expert

Cute clay animals in this case cats that make colourful pencil topper craft. Make pencils from mundane to attractive. We have made kittens you could create your own favourable cartoonic and have your own pencil decorations. It looks eye catching and a good craft activity for kids to attempt. It could work as a good and engrossing group activity amongst kids on a rainy day as an indoor activity. Since it's clay modelling it could improve and develop their motor skills too.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Pencil ends - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take Shilpkar - resin base and hardener, mix it thoroughly to make an even dough

STEP 2:-

Pencil ends - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Take the ball of dough, roll it to make a basic carrot shape for the body of the cat and a small ball to make the face of the cat.
Take two small dough balls, shape it to make the two triangular shaped ears for the cat.
Pierce a hole at the bottom side of the cat to hold the pencil.
Refer to the image.

STEP 3:-

Pencil ends - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Take some dough, roll it to make the tails for the cats.

STEP 4:-

Pencil ends - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Paint the cats with Acrylic Colours - Black 02, Chrome Yellow 03, Crimson 04, Dark Green 06, Orange 17, White 27 and Sky Blue 63.
Let it dry.

Allow kids to make their own favourite clay animals in lieu of cats or kittens. Pencil decorations can be done differently on all pencils they choose as they can personalise each one accordingly. This pencil toppers craft can be a group activity that kids can perform together. Watch how creative each child can get and how individual each one can look.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours - Black 02, Chrome Yellow 03, Crimson 04, Dark Green 06, Orange 17, White 27, Sky Blue 63, Fevicryl Non Sticky Shilpkar, Fine Art Brushes, Colour Palette, Water Container.