Crayola Dancing Skeleton

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by Crayola Design Team

Crayola Dancing Skeleton

Great for Halloween or any day that you should be dancing!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the clay.
  • 2
    Mix neon colors of clay together to create a marbled effect.
  • 3
    Roll, flatten, and cut out pieces of clay to shape the skull, torso, hands, and feet. On the skull, add small Model Magic teeth. Roll two small eyeballs and press them in place. Indent ribs in the torso with a craft stick or plastic knife. Push two holes into the torso for hip sockets.
  • 4
    To make your skeleton’s hands, flatten two long ovals. Cut four slits into the ovals, creating five fingers. For the feet, cut two long rectangles. Press into each foot with a craft stick or plastic knife to design foot bones and toes.
  • 5
    To make arm and leg bones, roll a long "snake" of clay. Cut it into pieces. Fold the ends up and snip in the center to form the bone tips.
  • 6
    Use yarn, thread, or clear craft lacing to connect the bones of your skeleton. Poke holes in the bones or embed the lacing in them to assemble. Embed yarn at the top of the skull for hanging. Model Magic dries to the touch overnight and completely air dr
  • 7
    Use glitter glue to decorate your colorful skeleton. For example, outline the eyes, add a pupil to each eyeball, and highlight ribs, hands, and foot bones. Air-dry the glue before hanging indoors.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Supplies

  • Crayola Model Magic Clay 4 oz. Neon Yellow 104785806
  • Crayola Model Magic Clay 4 oz. Neon Green 104785804
  • Crayola Model Magic Clay 4 oz. Neon Orange 104785802
  • Crayola Model Magic Clay 4 oz. Neon Red 104785799
  • Crayola Pip-Squeaks Washable Glitter Glue 16 ct. 104433733
  • Crayola Scissors Blunt Tip 104258504
  • Yarn or Thread or Vinyl Lacing (see step 5)