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Clay Crafts: Lovely Ladybug

Lovely Ladybug

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

Here's a pretty critter you can make from clay and wire.


  • Polymer clay in red, white, black, and green
  • 22-gauge, permanent-colored copper wire
  • Toothpicks


Lovely Ladybug - Step 1

1. Roll and shape all the clay parts shown.

Lovely Ladybug - Step 2

2. Press the head onto the body. Use a toothpick to carve a line down the middle of the body, then add the black spots to the ladybug's back.

3. Make eyes by pressing the white balls onto the head, add the green balls on top, and press the black balls on the green for pupils.

4. Insert the 2 wire antennae onto the head.

5. Use a toothpick to shape the mouth and to add a little white clay to the inside.