Clay Fruit craft

Craft: Fruit Clay Crafts for Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

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Have fun with your kid with type 1 diabetes with these cute fruit craft.

This adorable craft is made using oven bake polymer clay.  They could easily be made into charms or magnets.

Have fun creating these adorable and interactive clay fruit while you teach your child with Type 1 Diabetes about healthy eating.

Clay Fruit craft
Clay Fruit craft

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Materials that you will need

How to Make the Fruit Clay Crafts for Kids

Conversion 2cm = .79 inches

Begin by forming the clay into a malleable ball.

Creating the Blackberry

  1. Form a 2cm purple ball into a cylinder shape.
  2. Form twenty ½-1 cm purple balls.
  3. Form a 1 cm green ball.
  4. Press the small purple balls all around the cylinder. 
  5. Press the green ball flat and shape leaves around the edges. 
  6. Attach to the top of the berry. 
  7. Form two indents for eyes with the stylus.

Creating the Strawberry

  1. Form a 2cm red ball into a cone shape,
  2. Form four ½ cm green balls into teardrop shapes. 
  3. Attach the green leaves to the top of the berry. 
  4. Form two indents for eyes with the stylus. 

Creating the Lemon

  1. Form a 2cm yellow ball into a cylinder shape tapered at the ends.
  2. Form a ½ cm green ball into a leaf shape and attach to the top.
  3. Form two indents for eyes with the stylus. 

Creating the Kiwi

  1. Form a 2cm light green ball into a flat “u” shape.
  2. Form ½ cm dark green ball into a thin rope.
  3. Form a ½ cm brown ball into a rope.
  4. Form a ½ cm white ball.
  5. Form the white ball into a flat half-circle.
  6. Wrap the dark green rope around the white half-circle, place light green “u” around this.
  7. Finish with pressing the brown rope around that.
  8. Form two indents for eyes with the stylus. 

Creating the Orange

  1. Form a 2cm orange ball into a circle shape. 
  2. Lightly add dots with a clay tool.
  3. Form one ¼ cm green ball into a leaf shape, attach it to the top.
  4. Form two indents for eyes with the stylus. 

Creating the Pear

  1. Form one 2cm light green ball and press into a pear shape.
  2. Form ½ cm green ball and form into a leaf, attach to the top.
  3. Form two indents for eyes into the pear with the stylus.

Creating the Blueberry

  1. Form a 1 ½ cm blue ball. 
  2. Form 6 – ¼ cm blue balls and press them into triangle shapes and attach them to the top. 
  3. Form two indents for eyes with the stylus. 

Creating the Watermelon

  1. Form a 2 cm red ball into a triangle shape. 
  2. Form 1/2 cm dark green ball and light green ball into ropes.
  3. Press them to the bottom of the triangle. 
  4. Form two indents for eyes with the stylus. 

Creating the Cherries

  1. Form two 1 cm red balls.
  2. Form 2 ¼ cm green balls into ropes and ¼ cm green ball into a leaf shape.
  3. Attach the stems and leaf to the top of the red balls. 
  4. Form two indents for eyes with the stylus. 

Final Steps in Finishing Your Fruits

  • Form 20+ tiny black balls for eyes.
  • Bake clay fruits as directed on the package.
  • Once cooled draw a smile on each with a sharpie.

  • Glue the tiny black balls into each indent for eyes.
  • Paint a white dot onto each eye to create a pupil.
  • Cover in mod podge if desired.

Voilá

Aren’t they cute?!

Clay Fruit craft
Clay Fruit craft

Disclaimer: I would love to give it to you for free, but running and maintaining a blog costs money. I would love your support so I can continue helping those readers in need.

Get this Craft on a PDF

This is a long read. If it’s more convenient, you can purchase the PDF for only $5, by clicking the button below. It has the full craft steps (including full-sized pictures). This way you can print it out and will be available for you to refer to anytime you want.

BUY NOW

Craft: Fruit Clay Crafts for Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

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