Create these easy keychains for yourself or for your loved ones by spelling out their names in clay. Make a "DAD" or "MOM" keychain for a perfect Father's day or Mother's Day gift!
Prepare your air dry modeling clay. Think about the colors you want to use for the letters in your keychain.
Take a small chunk of clay and roll it into a long sausage shape.
Form the sausage shaped clay into the first letter of your keychain.
Before making the rest of the clay letters, it's best to make a link for your keychain before the first clay letter starts to set.
To make the link, cut a 2-inch length of pipe cleaner or craft wire.
Make a small loop on one end of the pipe cleaner.
Gently insert the straight end of the pipe cleaner into the middle section of your first clay letter.
Push the link in until the loop touches the clay. Pat the clay around the entry and exit points.
Make the rest of the clay letters as described in Steps 2 and 3.
Glue the letters together with white glue. Let the glue and the clay letters set overnight.
Once the clay has set, fold the protruding tip of the pipe cleaner towards the back. You can also just trim it off, you like.
Finally, you can now use your keychain. It's a nice gift to give mom or dad on their special day.