Little Black Ant

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Little Black Ant
Total Time 1 hour Ages school-age

Use clay and wire to create these creepy-crawlies.

What you'll need

  • Polymer clay
  • 22-gauge, permanent-colored copper wire
Helpful Tip:

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How to make it

  1. Roll and shape all the clay parts as shown on page 3 of this PDF.

  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.

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