Christmas, Clay Play, Crafts, Crafts for Grown Ups, Nature Play, Painting Objects

Make Snow Dipped Pinecones for Holiday Crafting

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. This time of year I always get sad seeing all of the plastic Christmas decor for sale everywhere. Much of that waste can be created by YOU, more beautifully, sustainably and cost effectively in your own… Continue reading Make Snow Dipped Pinecones for Holiday Crafting

Christmas, Clay Play, Crafts, Recipes

Baking Soda Clay Ornaments

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. This crafty process is a little fiddly, but the beautiful product and easily available ingredients is worth it. I love how the homemade clay dries into a strikingly white and surprisingly durable keepsake, reminiscent of porcelain.… Continue reading Baking Soda Clay Ornaments

Beading, Clay Play, Color Play, Nature Play

Coloring Air Dry Clay with Natural Pigments

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. I’ve been wanting to try this out for weeks, and I’m so happy we did. This process was FUN and it worked so well! Mixing the pigments into the clay was a process hands of many… Continue reading Coloring Air Dry Clay with Natural Pigments

Clay Play, Crafts, Nature Play, Spring

Pressed Flower Air Dry Clay Magnets

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. My little artist and I had the best time creating these magnets with air dry clay and pressed flowers. I dream of the day I’ll have regular, easy access to proper clay facilities, but in the… Continue reading Pressed Flower Air Dry Clay Magnets

Beading, Clay Play, Crafts, Sensory Play

Make Beads with Air Dry Clay

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. This project is so simple and meditative. Your 3+year olds will love to make their own beads from this clay. After they dry, they can be painted and strung into lovely handmade jewelry. Your little one… Continue reading Make Beads with Air Dry Clay