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Clay Crafts: Little Black Ant

Little Black Ant

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

Use clay and wire to create these creepy-crawlies.


  • Polymer clay
  • 22-gauge, permanent-colored copper wire


Little Black Ant - Step 1

1. Roll and shape all the clay parts shown.

2. Bend 3 short pieces of wire slightly in the middle for legs and press them into the small flattened clay base, as shown.

3. In order, press the head, thorax, and abdomen balls on top of the wire legs.

4. Insert the 2 smaller pieces of wire into the head for antennae.