Ceramics is a fun and exciting craft to indulge in for adults on their free time, but it can be much more exciting for the young adults and children in the family. As we all know ceramic creations are never ending and when you put a child’s mind into the equation, the creations go beyond anyone's imagination. When creating ceramic crafts with a child it is important to take in to consideration the age and interests of the child when choosing a project. Some great ceramic craft ideas for you and your child are listed below.
The specific times of year that all children look forward to Christmas, Easter and Halloween. Instead of doing the every year routine of hanging lights and decorations, try ceramic crafts for a new family tradition. From pumpkins to Santa and his elves, you cannot go wrong with teaching your kids how to mold a holiday masterpiece.
Do your kids always ask for a certain toy or article of clothing that has their favorite cartoon character on it? Are you tired of the all the begging when you are 99.9% sure they have everything created by that particular show? The answer is simple. Ceramics. Just go online and find a clear picture of the character your child is requesting and start planning out your gift that will brighten your child's day. Be sure to hide the fact that what you are creating together is a surprise for them. Than, watch as their face lights up as their favorite cartoon character slowly starts to come to life. The moment will surely be priceless.
Gifts For Mom and Dad:
If you are an aunt, uncle, or grandparent searching for the perfect ceramic craft to create with your small family member, try creating a gift for their mother and father. Not only will it bring it excitement into their lives by making mom and dad happy, but the parents themselves will be overcome with joy with a gift created by their child.
Watch a child play with a piece of clay on a pottery wheel with plenty of encouragement!