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Unique Clay-Sunflower Seeds Hedgehog Craft Idea For Kids

Unique Clay-Sunflower Seeds Hedgehog Craft Idea For Kids

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Unique Clay-Sunflower Seeds Hedgehog Craft Idea For Kids

Have fun and bring some nature into your house with this simple clay-sunflower seed hedgehog craft idea for kids. You and your kids just need a few things and you can make a really cute clay hedgehog that will make everyone smile.

DIY  Unique Clay-Sunflower Seeds Hedgehog Craft

 Unique Clay-Sunflower Seeds Hedgehog Craft Idea For Kids

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Material Required

  • Clay dough of brown, white, red, and pink colors
  • Handful of sunflower seeds. An old toothbrush
  • Googly eye
  • A red, dark green, light blue, and black marker
  • A paintbrush. Poster colors of light green and yellow colors
  • A white circular sheet
  • An ear swab

Instructions

Step 1: Paint Grass in the Background

Paint Grass in the Background- A one-of-a-kind craft project for children utilizing clay and sunflower seeds to make a hedgehog.

Take the white circular sheet, light green poster colors, and the old toothbrush. Paint the bottom part of the circular sheet using the toothbrush and light green poster color. Paint as shown in the picture to make grass.

Step 2: Craft the Hedgehog’s Face

Craft the Hedgehog’s Face- Making a hedgehog out of clay and sunflower seeds is an amazing idea for children.

Take some white clay dough and give it the shape of a hedgehog’s face. Use your fingers to give it the desired shape and place it on the sheet. Refer to the picture for help.

Step 3: Craft the Hedgehog’s Body

Craft the Hedgehog’s Body- A creative way to craft a hedgehog using clay and sunflower seeds for kids.

Take some brown clay dough. Use your fingers and palm to give it the desired shape. Make it look like a hedgehog’s body. For reference, look at the picture. Place the crafted clay on the sheet just beside the hedgehog’s face.

Step 4: Quills of Hedgehog

Quills of Hedgehog- A creative way to craft a hedgehog using clay and sunflower seeds for kids.

Take a handful of sunflower seeds. These seeds would be used to make the quills of the hedgehog. Place the seeds on its body one by one. To set the seeds on the body, penetrate them slightly inside the clay.

Step 5: Placing Sunflower Seeds

Placing Sunflower Seeds- A special craft activity for children utilizing clay and sunflower seeds to make a hedgehog.

Place the seeds first on the outer body and then place them on the inner body of the hedgehog. Look at the picture for reference.

Step 6: Make the Ear and Nose of the Hedgehog

Make the Ear and Nose of the Hedgehog- A great way for kids to make a hedgehog using clay and sunflower seeds.

Take some red and white clay dough. For the nose, take red clay and make a small ball. Place it on the sheet beside the face of the hedgehog. For the ear, take some white clay dough and give it a shape similar to the ear. Place it on the face. Please look at the picture for reference.

Step 7: Eyes of the Hedgehog

Eyes of the Hedgehog- A handmade hedgehog crafted from clay and sunflower seeds, perfect for kids.

For the eye, take a googly eye and place it on the face of the hedgehog.

Step 8: Detailing on the Hedgehog

Detailing on the Hedgehog- A fun and unique way to make a hedgehog out of clay and sunflower seeds for children.

Take some red clay dough and make 3-4 small balls. Place these balls on the sunflower seeds(quills) of the hedgehog. Now, take some pink clay dough and make a very small ball. Place it on the cheek of the hedgehog. Then, take a black marker to draw a smile on the hedgehog’s face.

Step 9: Sky in the Background

Sky in the Background- A special hedgehog-shaped craft project for children made with clay and sunflower seeds.

Take some red clay dough and give it the shape of a disk. Place it on the paper as shown in the picture to make a sun.

Step 10: Complete the Sun

Complete the Sun- Craft a hedgehog out of clay and sunflower seeds, a fun activity for kids.

By using a red marker, draw the sun rays around the sun.

Step 11: Plant in the Background

Plant in the Background- A creative craft idea for kids to make a hedgehog out of clay and sunflower seeds.

Take a paintbrush and light green poster color to draw a plant as shown in the picture.

Step 12: Detailing on the Grass

Detailing on the Grass- A special hedgehog-shaped craft project for children made with clay and sunflower seeds.

By using a dark green marker, add some detailing on the grass.

Step 13: Final Touch-up

Final Touch-up- A handmade hedgehog crafted from clay and sunflower seeds, perfect for kids.

Take an ear swab and yellow poster color to make flowers on the grass. Finally, by using a light blue marker, make clouds in the background. Now you have successfully made a hedgehog by using clay and sunflower seeds. Congratulations!

Unique Clay-Sunflower Seeds Hedgehog for Kids

Unique Clay-Sunflower Seeds Hedgehog for Kids- A creative way to craft a hedgehog using clay and sunflower seeds for kids.

At last the craft work is ready! This was a very creative and unique way of making a hedgehog. If you want you can use your own set of colors in this work. This is an easy-to-follow tutorial and the materials used are very easily available. This already sounds interesting and is worth doing activity.

Some More Hedgehog Leaf Craft Tutorial

Quick And Easy Hedgehog Leaf Craft For Kids

Quick And Easy Hedgehog Leaf Craft For Kids

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This quick and easy hedgehog leaf craft is perfect for kids! With just a few supplies, kids can make a cute hedgehog from leaves in no time. It’s a great way to encourage creativity and get outside for some nature-inspired crafting.

Making a hedgehog by using clay and sunflower seeds is a creative and unique activity. This activity will enhance the creative brain of a child’s mind, and improve their handwriting.

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