How to Shape an Adorable Rhinos out of Plasticine

Rhinos live in Africa and some Asian countries. However, they differ in appearance from each other. Asian rhinos have one horn, and African rhinos have two horns. In this lesson, we will learn how to make a rhinos out of plasticine with two horns.


  • purple plasticine for the body;
  • black and white plasticine.
Materials for Rhino
Materials for Rhino
A Rhinos Out of Plasticine

Rhinos from plasticine in 8 steps

Total Time: 15 minutes

  1. Start making the rhino body
    One Piece of Plasticine

    First, roll the ball from purple plasticine, and then give it a more elongated shape. You should get a body for a rhinoceros as in the photo.

  2. Prepare the balls
    Four Pieces of Plasticine

    Use purple plasticine. Roll 4 small balls out of it. These will be the legs of a rhino.

  3. Create limbs
    Legs and Body of a Rhino

    Attach their legs to the body.

  4. Sculpt a tail

    To do this, roll up the pipe to create a tail. Fix a small brush of white plasticine on the tail.

  5. Make a head
    Attaching the Head to the Body of a Rhino

    Roll a purple ball for the head. Then give it the desired shape.

  6. Make the ears
    Attaching the Ears to the Head

    Sculpt small ears and attach them to the Rhino’s head.

  7. Sculpt ears
    Attaching Horns to the Head

    Make a pair of horns out of white plasticine. Fix them on the front of the Rhino’s head.

  8. Make part of the face
    Small Eyes on the Head of a Rhino

    You just have to make small eyes. You can make them from small balls of black and white plasticine.

Your Rhino is ready. Any child can make such craft, because all the details are simple and easy.

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