Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more.

Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more. 

How to make polymer clay charms

Polymer Clay is so fun and the ideas are endless once you learn how to make polymer clay charms. You can use them to put on necklaces, bracelets, key chains and whatever you like!

If you enjoyed our Polymer Clay Ideas, you will love this fun and easy charms diy.  From animals to flowers and more, the ideas are endless for making polymer clay charms.

Get ready to have a blast making these! I love seeing everyone’s creativity.

Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more. 

How do you make clay charms?

It is so simple and just a blast to make. Keep reading to find out how to make charms from polymer clay for adorable accessories and charms to add to your bags and more.

Let’s get started with this polymer clay tutorial easy idea.

We are making a penguin and sloth but feel free to make whatever you prefer. This is just what we are starting with.

Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more. 
Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more. 

What do you need to make polymer clay charms?

I used Sculpey Bake Shop Variety Pack polymer clay but you can use the brand you prefer.

Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more. 

How to get started with polymer clay:

To make the eye pins: Cut a 1″ long piece of wire and wrap around the jewelry pliers. Set aside until ready to use.

Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more. 
Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more. 

To Make the Sloth- how to make polymer clay charms

You’ll need four colors of clay: dark brown, tan, black and white. Knead each color well before using.

Wash your hands before using any white clay to remove clay residue so it doesn’t contaminate the white clay.

Roll a small piece of dark brown clay into a ball. Set aside.

Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more. 

Roll a small piece of light tan into a ball and flatten. Press the tan piece onto the brown ball.

Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more. 
Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more. 

Roll two small dark brown clay pieces and flatten by squeezing between the finger tips. Shape the end to a point to create a teardrop shape. Gently press onto each side of the face shape and affix to the head.

Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more. 

Roll two small pieces of black clay and flatten between your fingers, press onto the brown spaces to make an eye. Use a teeny small piece of white to add detail to the eye.

Roll a small piece of dark brown into a snake shape and cut it with a sharp knife. Affix as the mouth. Cut a small piece and attach as a nose. Gently press clay pieces together.

Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more. 

Press the eye pin into the top of the sloth head and remove before adding to a baking sheet lined with foil.

Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more. 

Bake according to package directions: 275 for 15 minutes, per 1/4′ of clay. Cool completely. Once cool, dip the eye pin into E6000 glue and press into the hole. Let dry and add charm to a necklace.

Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more. 

To Make Penguin Charm – how to make polymer clay charms

You will need three colors of clay: black, white and orange. Knead each color well before using. Wash your hands before using the white clay to remove any clay residue so it doesn’t contaminate the white clay.

Roll a small piece of black clay into a ball. Flatten between your two fingers until about 1/4″ thick. Use a knife or scissors to snip the sides to create wings. Set aside.

Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more. 

Take a small piece of white clay and roll into a ball. Flatten on your hands, and create a “dent” in the top to create the top of the penguin head. The dent can be created by gently pressing a toothpick into the clay or a similar object. Gently press the white onto the black.

Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more. 

Roll 3 small balls of orange clay and place 2 on the bottom of the penguin for feet. Flatten the remaining ball and use a knife to cut it into a triangle shape. Gently press onto the penguin to make a beak.

Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more. 

To make eyes, roll a small piece of black into a short snake. Use a utility knife to cut a small piece of black and attach to the eyes. Gently press.

Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more. 
Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more. 

Press the eye pin into the top of the penguin and remove before adding to a baking sheet lined with foil.

How do you harden polymer clay?

Bake according to package directions: 275 for 15 minutes, per 1/4′ of clay. Cool completely. Once cool, dip the eye pin into E6000 glue and press into the hole. Let glue dry and hang on a necklace.

Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more. 

Can you paint polymer clay?

Yes, you can. Just make sure you use acrylic paint for your projects. This paint can be used on baked clay or before baking.

Just make sure to completely dry. If you are painting after baked, air drying is sufficient.

Easy things to make with modeling clay:

The charms are a favorite around here to make. We have so much fun making these.

You can get even more easy ideas when you check out over 15 Polymer Clay Ideas that are fun for kids and adults. Choose a polymer clay tutorial and be prepared to have a blast and make a cool diy creation.

The kids and adults will all love making these fun creations. Give it a try!

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Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more. 

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Learn how to make polymer clay charms with just a few easy steps. These are a blast to make and make the cutest charms for book bags, key chains and more. 

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