Clay Pot Scarecrow


There are so many cute ideas for using clay pots to make characters. This scarecrow is the third cutie. Check out our Minion and Lighthouse.

What you’ll need:

  • 3-4 3/4″ clay pots
  • 6-1 1/2″ clay pots
  • 1-4 1/3″ clay saucer
  • Raffia
  • Cord or string
  • Straw hat
  • Buttons
  • Pumpkin orange paint
  • Blue paint
  • Very light pink paint
  • White paint
  • Liquid glue
  • Glue gun


How to assemble:

  1. I painted 1 pot blue, 1 pot blue & pumpkin orange & 1 pot very light pink (for face).
  2. I drew in the face features & used buttons for eyes(which I had painted black, since I didn’t have black buttons!)
  3. The arms are painted pumpkin orange, using 3-1 1/2″ pots.
  4. I strung 3 each side and fastened together inside the middle pot.
  5. Using a hot glue gun, glue straw or raffia, to inside of bottom arms.
  6. Glue bottom 2 pots together.
  7. Glue straw around neck & glue on head. Using glue gun, add straw to top of head pot & also to straw hat. Glue on hat & more straw around base, which is a clay 4 1/3″ saucer, painted pumpkin orange or any color of choice.


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