10 Fun Clock Crafts For Preschoolers And Young Kids

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Clocks and their sounds have found a permanent place in kiddies literature. From ‘Hickory Dickory Dock’ to the sound of ‘Tick-Tock’, kids are fascinated with clocks. And, they don’t usually pass up an opportunity to grab your watch or to peer at the long and short hands on the dial, or if you wear a digital watch, the flashing digits.

As a responsible parent, you need to teach your kid how to tell the time. And, encouraging your kids to create fun clock crafts can help them learn how to read time quickly. So here, Momjunction has listed ten interesting and engaging clock crafts for kids to help you do just that. Read on to find out more.

1. Paper Plate Clock Craft:

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You Will Need:

  • White paper plate
  • Sketch pens
  • Crayons
  • Orange construction paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Nail

How To:

  • Color the inner side of the white paper plate slightly with crayons.
  • Place the paper plate on the table and write one to twelve numbers on it in a circular manner using sketch pens as you see in the image.
  • Cut out an hour hand and minute hand from orange construction paper and paste them in the center of the plate using a nail.

[ Read: Plate Crafts For Kids ]

2. Cherry Tomato And Carrot Clock Craft:

Clock Craft - Cherry Tomato And Carrot Clock Craft

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You Will Need:

  • Six cherry tomatoes
  • One carrot
  • Knife
  • A white glass plate

How To:

  • Use the knife and cut six cherry tomatoes and one carrot into halves. Cut one-half of the carrot three to four centimeters from its bottom and make it short to use it as the minute hand.
  • Arrange 12 half pieces of cherry tomatoes in a circular manner on the white glass plate such that it resembles the 12 numbers in the clock.
  • Arrange long and short halves of the carrot on the plate as the hour and minute hand respectively. This is the best clock craft for kids. Make this cool wall clock craft with your kids.

3. Spoon And Tablecloth Clock:

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You Will Need:

  • One spoon
  • One fork
  • A square shaped tablecloth or napkin

How To:

  • Guide your child to spread the square shaped napkin on the table and arrange one spoon and a fork an hour hand and minute hand of the clock as you see in the image.

4. Wooden Pieces Clock:

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You Will Need:

  • 14 wooden pieces or wooden bars
  • A white table surface

How To:

  • Arrange 12 wooden pieces that are in the shape of bars vertically in a circular manner on the white table surface such that they represent the twelve numbers on the clock.
  • Arrange remaining two wooden blocks horizontally in the middle of the circular arrangement as the hour and minute hand of the clock. Now kids clock craft is ready!

5. Clay Clock Craft:

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You Will Need:

  • Clay of different colors, namely green, white, red, and black clay.

How To:

  • Guide your child to take dough of green clay and create a round clock out of it shaping it into an oval shape.
  • Create small legs of the clock using the green clay.
  • Develop numbers three, six, nine, and twelve using the white clay and place them in the appropriate place on the green clock.
  • Create an hour hand out of red clay and minute hand out of black clay, and stick them in the center of the clock as in the image,
  • Make half bell on the top of the clock using the white clay.

[ Read: Clay Crafts For Kids ]

6. Matchstick Clock Craft:

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You Will Need:

  • White dining plate
  • Some matchsticks

How To:

  • Place the white dining plate on your table and consider it as the clock.
  • Create roman numbers three, six, nine, and twelve using the matchsticks and arrange them in a circular manner on the plate.
  • Make an hour hand and minute hand in the center of the clock using the matchsticks.

7. Bread Clock Craft:

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You Will Need:

  • A slice of bread
  • Cone of brown cream

How To:

  • Place the slice of bread on the table.
  • Make a big circle on the slice and twelve dots inside the circle designating twelve numbers of the clock using the brown cream cone as you see in the image.

8. Woolen Clock Craft:

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You Will Need:

  • Round ball of white wool
  • Pink and black wool
  • Needle

How To:

  • Consider the round ball of white wool as the clock.
  • Use a needle and black wool and sew 12 small lines in a circular manner on the white wool as the twelve numbers on the clock. Also, make an hour hand and minute hand using the black wool.
  • Outline the clock sewing the pink wool around the white wool ball.

[ Read: Wool Crafts For Kids ]

9. Cupcake Clock Craft:

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You Will Need:

  • One big light brown plate
  • Twelve multiple colored cupcakes
  • Two candy canes

How To:

  • Arrange twelve colored cupcakes on a plate in a circular pattern similar to the twelve numbers on the clock.
  • Arrange two candy canes as the hour and minute hand in the middle of the plate.

10. Sand And Pebbles Clock Craft:

Clock Craft - Sand And Pebbles Clock Craft

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You Will Need:

  • Twelve small and big pebbles
  • Two wooden sticks
  • Sand

How To:

  • Guide your kid to arrange big and small stones alternately in a circular pattern on the sand creating a clock.
  • Place two wooden sticks in the middle of the circular arrangement as the hour and minute hand of the clock.

Did you teach your child any fun clock crafts? Which clock craft ideas your kid liked the most? Share your brilliant ideas with fellow moms. Leave a comment below.

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