Clay Cupcakes

For the past two weeks, my class and I have been working on an art project – cupcakes made out of clay!

Here is how we did it -

1. Make a ball of clay.

2. Turn this ball into a pinch pot (which will be the base of your cupcake)

3. Make another ball of clay.

4. Turn this second ball into a pinch pot also (which will be the top of your cupcake)

5. For the top, make a cherry or some twirly icing.

6. Make sure when you attach clay on clay, you rough up the surface so the pieces stick together after they have dried.

7. Leave the cupcakes to dry (make sure base and lid are separate so they don’t dry-stick!)

8. Once dry, paint with acrylics and add glitter if you like.

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3 responses to this post.

  1. Just GORGEOUS!
    Love that you add photos.
    the kids have done such a great job. Please let them know that your sister said so! :)

    Reply

  2. Posted by GwendaB2 on November 14, 2011 at 7:24 pm

    Love ‘em!! They look yummy and good enough to eat!!

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  3. I will Debbie! The kids just loved making these. So excited to be making their own cupcake with a secret container to hide their precious things in. It was very easy to make.

    Reply

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