Clay & Nature Made Fairy Doors

Fairy Door Craft for kids made out of clay & items in nature. Beautiful spring project

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My daughter got an Irish Fairy Door for her birthday. We put it in her playroom, decorated the space around it & she  fell in love with it. Since then, she loves all things fairy.


Her fairy door & her love for clay prompted a magical craft.

What you will need:


Rocks, twigs, pine cone pieces, flowers etc..

Popsicle sticks

Acrylic paints


As always, we started with a simple clay recipe. We rolled out the clay with a rolling pin & cut out door shapes. My daughter wanted a rectangular shaped door & I opted for a rounded top. We rolled a small circle for the knob.

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We used Popsicle sticks to imprint on the clay. We pressed rocks and pine cone pieces into the clay. I felt safe with the rocks & pine cone pieces being baked in the oven, but use your own judgment as to what you feel comfortable with. We set the twigs and leaves aside until after baking.

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Preheat your oven to 250 degrees. Bake time will vary depending on thickness of clay. Ours took about 1 1/2 hours.


When they are finished, allow them to cool for a few minutes before painting. My little fairy picked her colors & we painted our doors together. The acrylics dried quickly & we used glue to glue on bits of tree branch.

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My daughter only wanted one branch on hers. “Mine is really pretty, right mama? It looks like a tropical door.” It really did. She was so excited that she asked if she could take her own photo of her door. Her door & her photo came out great.


Fairy Door Craft for kids made out of clay & items in nature. Beautiful spring project..

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