Ceramic Bird Nest
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These ceramic bird nests were inspired by my friend Jenni Ward’s “Create with Clay 3” ebook. I love how neatly … Read More

Clay Cactus
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My quest for finding easy clay projects that create sturdy little sculptures has led me to this, working with little … Read More

Ceramic Textured Fish
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This ceramic textured fish project turned out to be a great way to guarantee even kinders make sturdy creations in … Read More

Ceramic Heart Bowls
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The Dollar Tree store scores again. Some ceramic heart bowls seen on Pinterest started my search for rounded plastic bowls … Read More

Textured Ceramic Box
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Wouldn’t this textured ceramic box make a wonderful Valentine gift? It’s just one of the amazing clay projects in my … Read More

Clay Snowman
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This clay snowman is made with holes in his body so real twigs can be inserted when he (or she) … Read More

Easy Ceramic Cupcake
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This easy ceramic cupcake project is my very favorite, which I save every year for Mother’s Day for kinders. I’m … Read More

Terra Cotta Ceramic Owl Project
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I tried this ceramic owl project out this week, and loved the simplicity of it. I have learned that children … Read More

Ceramic Burger
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This ceramic burger is one of my favorite projects from Jenni Ward’s ebook “Create with Clay 4”. Follow the link … Read More

Ceramic Mug
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Make a ceramic mug that smiles back at you. Detailed instructions for this project and more may be found in … Read More

“Create with Clay 4” eBook
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 More ceramic art projects for those who wish to try something new. The latest ebook from my friend Jenni Ward … Read More

Ceramic Flying Pig
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This flying pig is just one of the five ceramic projects in Jenni Ward’s “Create with Clay 3” ebook. For … Read More

Ceramic Pencil Holder
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Here’s a peek at how to make a patterned Pencil Holder, which is one of the featured projects with directions … Read More

Jenni Ward: Clay in the Classroom
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Here’s some great advice that my friend and ceramic artist shared recently. She’s an accomplished ceramic artist who shows her … Read More

Pinch Pot Monster
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Here are the photos for making a Pinch Pot Monster. If you would like a print friendly version for this … Read More

“Create with Clay 3” eBook
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More help for the ceramic artists, here’s “Create with Clay 3” from my friend and ceramic artist Jenni Ward. This … Read More

Ceramic Tea Cups
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This ceramic tea cup is one of my favorite projects that is in my friend Jenni Ward’s new ebook, “Create … Read More

Sprinkles Ceramic Glaze
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On my list of new things to do for the next school year is to work more ceramic projects into … Read More

Recycling Clay in the Classroom
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My friend Jenni Ward is both a ceramic teacher and fine artist who knows a thing or two about clay … Read More

Ceramic Fishie
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Here’s a sample tutorial my friend Jenni Ward has included in her new “Create with Clay 2″ ebook that was … Read More

Create with Clay FAQ
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Jenni Ward, a renowned ceramic artist from Santa Cruz, is my friend who is sharing many of her projects for … Read More

New Ebook, Create with Clay 2
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Here are five more creative ceramic projects by my friend, Jenni Ward, a renowned ceramic artist from Santa Cruz. Jenni … Read More

Ceramic Bird Nest
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Here’s a preview project from my new ebook collaboration with ceramic artist Jenni Ward. She has 20+ years of teaching, … Read More

Kinder Clay Cupcakes
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This easy ceramic cupcake project is my very favorite, which I save every year for Mother’s Day for kinders. I’m … Read More

Ceramic Heart Bowl
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This ceramic heart bowl is from my new ebook collaboration with ceramic artist Jenni Ward. She has 20+ years of … Read More

NEW! Create with Clay eBook
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I am so proud to share a brand new ebook that is a collaboration with my friend, Jenni Ward, a … Read More

Clay Thumb Owl
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Here’s a non-firing option for finishing a clay project that I was happy to try out last year. My students … Read More

Clay Owls, by 1st Graders
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These clay owls were formed around student’s thumbs, which made them easy to hold and safer to fire. This tray … Read More

Ceramic Cupcakes for Kinders
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My kinders have started their ceramic cupcakes this week. I was reminded again how perfect this project is for them, … Read More

Ceramic Planter Face
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Avoid the messy painting that often happens with kid’s ceramics and have them just use one color. MATERIALS • Ceramic … Read More

Halloween Ceramic Pumpkin
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This ceramic pumpkin project comes from Ellen at Clayworks Studio. It’s basically making two pinch pots and blending them together. … Read More

Taco Fish
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This is often referred to as the taco fish project, thanks to it’s simple construction. This fish could be made … Read More

Van Gogh Ceramic Landscape
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Vincent Van Gogh was known for his thickly painted landscapes, so you can replicate the look with clay and kiln … Read More

Ceramic Snowman
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Sometimes the simplest of projects can turn out to be anything but. My students loved making these snowman, but they … Read More

Ceramic Clay Turkey
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I found this ceramic clay turkey project in my Arts & Activities magazine, and have used it successfully with second … Read More

Ceramic Pumpkins
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This ceramic pumpkin project comes from Ellen at Clayworks Studio. It’s basically making two pinch pots and blending them together. … Read More

Ceramic Planter Face
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Avoid the messy painting that often happens with kid’s ceramics and have them just use one color. MATERIALS • Ceramic … Read More

Ceramic Cupcake
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This ceramic cupcake project is my very favorite, which I save every year for Mother’s Day for kinders. I’m pretty … Read More