Clay Day is an annual, free event at our Folk Art Center and is just wonderful for kids. We went last year and loved it so much we marked our calendar as soon as we heard about it this year. The vase above is one that Maia glazed herself (the vase was pre-made). She is super proud of it!
Here are some things Maia did at Clay Day yesterday:
free form clay play -- adding some garlic press "fringe" to a vessel
painting three colors of glaze on a vase
watching while the glazed pots are fired
learning how to make a coil pot after rolling out a long coil
decorating one of her coil pots with feathers
using the wheel for the first time (with help)
We are inspired in so many ways to use our own clay now!