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You will need

A ball of something soft and squigy to model. This could be clay, dough, plasctine, blu tac or a ball of sticky mud from the ground!

Some tools to make patterns and textures e.g. old pens, toothpicks, shells


Step 1

Roll your clay into a ball in between the palms of your hands


Step 2 

Make a hole in the middle of your clay with your thumb


Step 3

Use your fingers to shape the walls of your pot


Step 4

Carefully add texture and patterns to the surface of your pot. 


Will you keep your pot for yourself or give it away to someone special? 


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