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Spark Creativity with Kids Clay Art

Child playing with clay molding shapes, kids art and crafts

When it comes to hands-on learning, few activities can compete with sculpting with clay. Clay art sets let kids sink their hands into hours of imaginative fun, all while building hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills and creative muscle. Building and creating with clay is also an engrossing way to give kids a break from screen time.

This kids’ clay art set offers vibrant colors and even a guide to help spark creativity and suggest best practices. The clay air-dries to set.

Along with the tutorial book, this kids’ clay art set comes with 24 vibrant clay colors, three tools and extra sealed bags so your clay won’t dry out between uses.

If you’re looking for a gift for an artistic child, this fun clay art kit is a good choice thanks to the crate it comes in, which makes storage and clean-up easy. This pick also features air-dry clay that sets in 24 hours.

This kids’ clay art kit comes with googly eyes, as well as tools and feathers so you can create mythical creatures that are as colorful as they are adorable.

For classrooms and homes with a lot of children, buying in bulk is the economical way to make sure you have all the art supplies you need. This set of 24 hues of clay also comes with two small tools, which is helpful for replenishing lost tools from other kits.

Expert Commentary

Clay has always been a popular arts and crafts option for kids. Clay play provides an important part of early childhood creativity while fostering the development of their finger strength and building skills. Younger children also benefit from clay play by encouraging exploration and body awareness. Make playtime even more productive by including clay in their crafts supply kit.

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Melissa Spurling

Melissa holds a doctorate in pharmacy and is a home educator, co-teaching a high school chemistry class and a primary school class. Having taught two of her own children to read, write and traverse Singapore Math, Melissa has spent hundreds, if not thousands of hours researching and testing curriculum.


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