• Clay pot
  • Straw hat
  • Acrylic paints in brown, black, and white
  • Brushes
  • Hot glue gun and glue
  • Dried flowers
  • Black or brown felt pieces
  • String
  • Brown or black pom-pom (optional)


  1. Start by painting the clay pot with a base coat of medium brown or reddish brown acrylic paint. Allow the paint to dry completely.
  2. Use a lighter shade of brown, or mix brown and white paint together, to paint a circle for the bear’s muzzle and two half-circle front paws.
  3. Use black paint to add a tiny triangle for the nose and a few loops for the mouth.
  4. Paint two black ovals on the front center of the pot for the bear’s eyes.
  5. Use white paint to dot the centers of the eyes and add three dots on each cheek.
  6. Use white paint to make three paw prints on each paw.
  7. Add some dried flowers and leaves to the top of the straw hat.
  8. Cut two circles from brown or black felt and glue them to the straw hat.
  9. Glue the straw hat to the top of the clay pot.

Optional: Glue a brown or black pom-pom to the back of the pot as a tail.

Now you have a cute little clay pot bear to add to your décor!”