Air Dry Clay Bowl Heart Craft

Making air dry clay bowl projects is so much fun for toddlers, preschoolers, and older kids, and they are a lot easier to make than they look! Kids will especially love decorating and personalising this heart craft. By the end, they end up with fun clay bowls that are perfect for rings, or other small items. Follow the step by step decorations below to make some of your very own heart clay dishes!

air dry clay bowl heart craft



Looking for more clay craft ideas? Check out this keepsake footprint bowl, this clay butterfly keepsake, and this clay handprint bowl.

heart craft


Air dry clay bowl projects such as this cute heart craft allow kids to explore art in various mediums. They also double as awesome keepsake projects. Have a birthday coming up? Let the kids get messy in a fun art project and make these adorable clay dishes!

Scroll down below to get started making your own heart-shaped clay bowl!


air dry clay bowl


Air dry clay bowl heart craft


Clay bowl supplies:


  • Modeling clay
  • Cookie cutter or knife
  • Ink stamps
  • Rolling pin
  • Bowl

How to make a heart clay dish:


STEP 1: Prepare supplies


Before you get started, lay out all the supplies in front of you. It makes projects like these much easier!

air dry clay bowl supplies

STEP 2: Prep the clay


To begin, roll out the modeling clay approximately 1 centimetre (or 1/2 inch) thick. Cut the clay into a heart shape using a heart shaped cookie cutter or alternatively a knife.

air dry clay project

STEP 3: Decorate the clay


Start decorating your heart shaped clay by using ink stamps to create patterns on the clay. You can also invite your child to use paint or markers to create their own designs. Have fun with it!

how to make clay bowls

how to make air dry clay bowls

STEP 4: Finalise heart craft


After you've finished decorating your heart shaped piece of clay, place it inside a bowl to create the bowl shape. Leave to dry and then remove your heart craft from the bowl after 24 hours.

clay bowl heart craft


We hope you enjoy making this fun clay heart craft! Kids will have lots of fun creating an air dry clay bowl and decorating it. Now all that is left to do is decide what you want to use your homemade clay dishes for!

Air dry clay bowl heart craft. Easy clay dishes for kids to make.


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