Keys are one of those things that almost everyone has, and we generally carry them with us. Be it our car key, bike keys, office keys, or the keys of our house, all of them are important. We can’t afford to lose our keys in any situation as it can lead us to a big problem. So today, we are going to tell you how to make a keychain using clay.
How would you feel if you were about to unlock your house’s main door but found out that you don’t have your keys? It will be quite irritating and shocking at the same time. This is why keychains are of great use, as they lessen the chances of you losing your keys.
It is normal for people to love having different types of colorful and creative keychains as it gives us aesthetic pleasure. You all might agree with us if you say that it is cool to have personalized keychains nowadays. This is why we are going to give you a step-by-step guide to help you make your keychain with clay.
So, without any delay, let us just get started and have a look at the materials that are necessary to make keychains.
Collect those tools and materials to get started.
- Rolling pin
- Parchment paper
- Colorful clay
- Jump rings
- Letter shaped cookie cutters
You just have to follow those easy steps to make beautiful keychains using clay.
Step 1: Break down clay of different colors.
Break the clay
Step 2: Take those pieces of clay, and press and mix them to make a good color combination.
Mix them up
Step 3: Use a rolling pin to roll the clay and use a cookie cutter to carve out a letter of your choice.
Cut the shapes
Step 4: Make a hole at the top of the letter-shaped clay with the help of a toothpick.
Make a hole
Step 5: Put the letters in a baking pan and bake them in an oven.
Bake the shapes
Step 6: Open the jump rings with the help of pliers and insert them in the hole. Add more rings as it will create a chain.
Insert jumper rings
Step 7: Add a Keyring.
Step 8: Your keyring is ready.
Keychain is ready
While making this keychain, make sure that you handle all the tools with caution. Do it under your parent’s supervision if you are young.
So, now that you know how to make a keychain using clay get started and make one for yourself.
Saquib Siddiqui is a Mechanical Engineer with expertise in science projects and experiments. Saquib’s work focuses on integrating scientific concepts with practical applications, making complex ideas accessible and exciting for learners of all ages. In addition to his practical work, Saquib has authored several articles, research papers, and educational materials.