This is a perfectly simple craft which makes a very nice keepsake. Its very easy to make even for little hands.


15 minutes to make pot, 10 minutes to paint, plus drying time.

Age range:

2-12 years


  • Small plastic pot (we used a yoghurt pot with a nice shape)
  • Air drying clay
  • Fork
  • Paints
  • Paintbrushes



  1. Mould small pieces of clay around the small plastic pot until completely covered
  2. Use the fork to make interesting patterns while the clay is still wet (optional).
  3. Allow to dry completely.
  4. Paint and leave to dry.
  5. Use to store small items or give to Granny!