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Clay Pot Sombrero Cinco de Mayo Craft


Turn a few simple supplies into the cutest clay pot sombrero craft!


Who knew clay pots could turn into the cutest decorations, use them to jazz up your fiesta or to allow the kids to create something fun and easy for Cinco de Mayo.



Use these sombreros as colorful decorations for your Cinco de Mayo celebration.  


Add a flag with a skewer, paper, and marker to create place cards. Hide some candy inside the clay pot and create a sweet party favor. 


Make a bunch of clay pot sombreros in different sizes to create a one-of-a-kind centerpiece!

If you don’t have clay pots and saucers available then paper cups and plates are the perfect substitutes and toddler friendly, too.

Materials you will need:

Gather up the supplies needed to create this flowerpot sombrero craft and get crafting with the kiddos for Cinco de Mayo or Taco Tuesday!

all the different supplies needed to create the clay pot sombrero



How to make a clay pot sombrero

Basecoat the clay pots and saucers with soft yellow acrylic craft paint, leaving the top band on the pot plain.


Apply a second coat, if necessary. Set aside to dry.

Step 1, a yellow painted clay pot



Paint the sombrero hatbands in bright colors with the paintbrush.


We used orchid, bright green, and bright blue acrylic craft paints. Apply a second coat, if necessary. Set aside to dry.

Step 2 Clay Pot Trim



Once dry, attach a contrasting color of the rick rack to the sombrero hatband using a glue gun and glue sticks.


Trim to size with scissors and secure the ends.

hot gluing on orange rick rack trim to the edging of the clay pot



Adhere mini pom-pom ball fringe in a coordinating color to the outside edge of the saucer with a glue gun and glue sticks.


Trim to size with scissors and secure the ends with additional glue.

Hot gluing on green pom pom trim to the edge of the saucer



Stack the pot upside down in the center of the saucer to create the clay pot sombrero.


Adhere with a glue gun, if desired, or leave the pot separate from the saucer for easy storage.

Hot gluing the pom-pom to the top of the clay pot, covering the drainage hole.



To finish the sombreros, glue a pom-pom in a coordinating bright color to cover the drain hole in the bottom of the clay pot.

FInished Clay Pot Sombrero Crafts



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Clay Pot Sombrero Craft

Clay Pot Sombrero Craft

Yield: multiple
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: easy
Estimated Cost: inexpensive

Turn a few simple supplies into the cutest clay pot sombrero craft!

Materials

  • 3″ clay pots and 4.5″ saucers
  • Acrylic Craft Paint – Soft Yellow, Bright Green, Orchid, Bright Blue
  • Rick Rack – assorted colors
  • Mini Pom Pom Ball Fringe – assorted colors
  • Pom Poms – assorted colors

Tools

  • Paintbrush
  • Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
  • Scissors

Instructions

  1. Basecoat the clay pots and saucers with soft yellow acrylic craft paint, leaving the top band on the pot plain. Apply a second coat, if necessary. Set aside to dry.
  2. Paint the sombrero hatbands in bright colors with the paintbrush. Apply a second coat, if necessary. Set aside to dry.
  3. Once dry, attach a contrasting color of the rick rack to the sombrero hatband using a glue gun a glue sticks. Trim to size with scissors and secure the ends.
  4. Adhere mini pom-pom ball fringe in a coordinating color to the outside edge of the sauce with a glue gun and glue sticks. Trim to size with scissors and secure the ends with additional glue.
  5. Stack the pot upside down in the center of the saucer to create Clay Pot Sombrero. Adhere with a glue gun, if desired, or leave the pot separate from the saucer for easy storage.
  6. To finish the Flowerpot Sombreros, glue a pom-pom in a coordinating bright color to cover the drain hole in the bottom of the clay pot.










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