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Fun with Ceramics | Age 8-12 years

Students will enjoy learning about sculpture and hand-building ceramics as they make some creative artworks in clay. Through structured activities and projects students will develop a whole range of clay hand building techniques to make some fun sculptures and functional ceramics. Students build their skills and confidence week by week in a fun and creative space and learn about working with clay and glazing techniques. Activities are age-appropriate and structured around hands-on practice of foundation skills, creativity and experimentation. Students will complete several projects across the term. Some artworks will be kiln-fired and glazed.

Note that this class focuses on clay handbuilding, students will not use the pottery wheel.

What to expect

  • learn different hand-building techniques such as slab, coiling and moulds
  • make functional vessels and sculptures
  • practice decorating and glazing techniques
  • make several pieces to fire and take home

Is this class right for my child?

This class is aimed at children in years 4-6 at primary school. No assumed knowledge. Suitable for new and continuing students.


Materials and the firing of several pieces are include in the course fee.

About our studio classes

Our class sizes are small, ensuring all students receive the individual tuition they need. We have a maximum of 12 students per class. For kids and teen classes, art materials are included in the fee.

To learn about our studios, kitchen facilities and how to get there, click here.

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Art Est accepts the NSW Creative Kids Voucher, Parents NSW Voucher and NSW Discover Voucher. You must use your voucher at the time of booking. To book with a Service NSW voucher, you will need to book over the phone or with our voucher booking form. Please note: we cannot accept the Service NSW vouchers via our online checkout. 

To find out what vouchers you can use on your class and how to book with your preferred voucher, visit our special offers page:

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Course testimonials:

  • Daniel was made to feel confident in trying new things, learned new skills and produced some beautiful pieces that he feels so proud of. Tanya is an exceptionally talented tutor.
  • So much fun!
  • I enjoyed making the details the most. I really like that there's not too many rules - I feel like I can have fun.