Clay Wall Pockets

This week at studio sprout we explored clay. In our master’s classes, we made clay wall pockets which are a sweet little hanging hybrid of cup and envelope that may hold succulents or pencils. Materials Needed: Clay Acrylic Paint Paint Brushes Paint Stirrers...

Don't Go Breakin' My Clay Heart

Kids love hearts, so this week in preparation for Valentine’s Day we made clay hearts and decorated them with just about everything! Materials: Air Dry Clay Heart Stencil made from flexible cutting boards found at the Dollar Tree Paintbrushes Tempera Paint Paint...

A Day with Clay

This week over at Studio Sprout we explored… CLAY! Our younger students created some really inventive and unique pieces! Materials Needed: air-dry clay (we use 25lb blocks of Laguna) tempera, activity or acrylic paint paint brushes cotton cloth or wood board to...

Air-dry Clay Bowls

Materials: Air dry clay Cotton fabric  approx. 12 x 14 inches (cotton sheets work great and can be found for next to nothing at thrift stores) Rolling pins (I use dowels I made from a wooden closet rod) Large Paint stir sticks cut in half (2 per child) Wire for...

Clay Play

  I know I say it again and again but clay is simply a magical medium. I love to put a chunck of clay down on the table and let kids have at it with a variety of tools from garlic presses to wooden knives or play dough scissors. I also provide a few traditional...