Chadis Crafts' Fun Pages Presents:
Eileen's Camp Crafts Project
Polymer Clay Finger
Level = Beginner to Advanced
Samples made by Campers aged 3-12
Preschool to Adult
Polymer clay (in this case Sculpey ) can easily be made into finger
Even the smallest child with a little help can make them.
See Clay pages to see basic polymer clay lessons for softening and
Children make a
figure of about 1 to 2 inches high making sure to make it thick enough so that
their finger can be pushed up inside the figure to make it balance on their
Also flatten slightly the bottom so it can stand by itself when not
When done use a tooth pick or pointed object to carve their name or initials.
Bake on a parchment paper covered pryrex dish (or metal cookie sheet) (follow
clay instructions for baking temp and time.)
Sculpey gloss finish was added to protect it. (Or you can use
Future Floor Wax)
Easiest Puppets - Snake and GhostOf course this is just my
Roll a small ball of white sculpey.
Make sure the ball is
big enough to allow the child's finger to fit inside of it.
Add Black dots of
clay for eyes and stretch a little scrap of black for mouth.
Roll a snake of one or more colors.
Wrap the snake into a spiral
wide enough to let finger fit. (or wrap around finger)
Add little balls of
clay for eyes and take a slightly longer piece for tongue.