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Crayons, please!

“Everyone is born creative; everyone is given a box of crayons in kindergarten. Then when you hit puberty they take the crayons away and replace them with dry, uninspiring books on algebra, history, etc. Being suddenly hit years later with the ‘creative bug’ is just a wee voice telling you, ‘I’d like my crayons back, …

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Hand made pottery clay slab owls

Fun and Funky Clay Owls

Creating Cute Owls For a fun clay project for all ages, create these adorable clay owls.  Photos below are from a recent workshop at a local senior living facility.  We used self-hardening clay and a combination of acrylic and tempera paints.  The owls are simple to make and fun to decorate. Start by cutting a …

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Wheel throwing - 10th Birthday

Pottery Wheel Party to celebrate 10th Birthday

These wonderful young artists had a great time making some beautiful pottery!  What a fun 10th birthday celebration! From the birthday girl’s mother: Artists At Heart made my daughter’s 10th Birthday Party a complete hit! They set up everything – all the girls had to do was be creative. Artists at Heart helped each girl create …

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Making Clay Critters at Gress Mountain Ranch Camp

CleanClay Arts and Crafts – Farm Animals

Artists At Heart had a blast with campers at the Gress Mountain Ranch Camp in June.  We made fun and fantastical animals including ducks, pigs and horses. Clay Duck with Hat – fun art projects for summer camp   Clean Clay Art Party Projects at Gress Mountain Ranch Camp             …

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Clay Pinch Pot Monsters Arts and Crafts Project

Arts and Crafts Ideas – Pinch Pot Monsters

Artists At Heart had a fantabulistic time with the campers and helpers at the Camelot for Children summer camp.  We made some spectacular monsters! These fun creatures are made from a self-hardening clay, dry pasta, toothpicks, pipe cleaners and acrylic paints. Note the creative use of the different shapes of pasta on this wonderful monster. …

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Cute Paper Mache Mummies

Paper Maché Mummies Art Project

The kids at KinderCare made fantastic paper maché mummies!  We started with a dummy form, made ahead of time.  The forms are made of crumpled up blank newsprint. We tore more newsprint into strips and dipped them in a mixture of glue and water (you can also  use cornstarch and water). We put a paper …

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