• Clay Sculpting Activity for Kids
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    Clay Sculptures
    Clay SculpturesMaterials Clay Paintbrushes Molding tools Paints Directions Making things out of clay is a challenging and gratifying experience for children. Give your child a lump of ready-mixed clay and let her create any kind of object or s...
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    Clay Pot (No Kiln)
    Clay Pot (No Kiln)Materials Clay that can be oven-dried, such as Fimo or Sculpey, or air-dried Spoon (optional) Paintbrush and tempera or acrylic paint (optional) Clear acrylic spray Directions Help your child use one of these methods to make a p...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Children's Busy Book
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    Clay Hearts
    Clay HeartsMaterials 1 cup flour Paintbrush 1/2 cup salt Tempera or acrylic paints 1/3 cup water Clear acrylic spray Red food coloring (optional) Glue gun (optional) Rolling pin Magnetic strips (optional) Heart-shaped cookie cutter Jewelry pins (...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Children's Busy Book
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    5 Easy Homemade Clay Recipes to Make Clay with Kids
    Editor’s Note: The clay recipes in this article were published with permission by Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book. Working with homemade clay is more than just a fun thing to do, whether you're an adult or a child. Studies hav...
    Sharon Greenthal
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    Make Clay Letters
    Make Clay LettersWhat you need: Clay Paper Pencil What you do: 1. Write a few letters of the alphabet on a piece of paper, at least three inches tall. 2. Roll lumps of clay into long, thin pieces. 3. Help your child form the strips of clay int...
    From the National Center for Learning Disabilities