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DIY Star Wars BB-8 Charm

Star Wars BB-8 Charm DIY

We can’t get enough of BB-8. He was our favorite character in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” even before we saw the movie. With the upcoming winter storms approaching, I spent a lot of time thinking of some fun crafts to keep the kids occupied with this DIY Stars Wars BB-8 charm being our favorite craft yet. When the rain didn’t actually come, we didn’t let it stop us from making these adorable charms, and they are so simple that your kids can make along with you!

How to make a BB-8 Clay Charm

Supplies to make BB-8 Charms

Supplies needed (less than $20):

  • Orange, White and Black Polymer Clay
  • Circle charm holders (I don’t know the official terminology)
  • Clay charm tool kit ($10 at Michael’s)

Making a BB-8 Clay Charm

Directions:

  1. First draw out what you want your BB-8 to look like.
  2. Use the Polymer Clay tools to create a BB-8.
  3. Encourage your kids to create their own version along with you.
  4. When you’re done, all the charm holder to the top of the charm.
  5. Bake at 275 for 15 minutes.
  6. Cool, and then add to a chain.
  7. Viola..your own BB-8 customized charm.

Making a Star Wars BB-8 Clay Charm Necklace

My kiddos version of the charm..so cute =)

My kiddos version of the charm..so cute =)

Have fun unleashing your creativity along with your kids while making this fun craft. It costs less than $20 for the tools/clay and can make endless charms. Ever since making our first charm tonight, our kids are hooked on making hundreds of different charms for their friends and family. If your family hasn’t already – go see “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” in theaters now!

Star Wars BB-8 Charm

Star Wars BB-8 DIY Charms

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One Comment

  1. ABSOLUTEY LOVE THIS IDEA!!
    Thanks Shelby!!

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