According to legend, there are an almost infinite variety of ways to create a golem. They can basically be categorized into two forms. One method is to construct the golem from clay and put some kind of inscription on or in the statue. The second method involves reciting the words of creation, either those outlined in the Sefer Yetzirah or the name of God. Below are the ingredients for a common variation from each of these major categories.
To make a golem from clay:
To make a golem from thin air: