Wheel Throwing Class for Kids (8-18 Years)

Experience the buzz of throwing clay on the pottery wheel



2 hours Class size 1 to 6 (public classes), 4 to 8 label $50 or 4 payments of $12.50 Afterpay


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Discover the fun of the pottery wheel in this wheel-throwing workshop for kids in Melbourne!

This two-hour workshop, which is perfect for kids eight and older, will start with a demonstration of how to wedge and prepare clay for the pottery wheel. You will then move onto learning the techniques required to form a cylinder, which is the base shape used in the formation of wheel-thrown ceramics.

The processes that you will learn include:
- Centring the clay
- Lifting the walls of the pot
- Shaping the pot
- Cutting the pot off the wheel

Each child will finish the class with two items that are ready to be dried, bisque fired and glazed by us in our house glazes. The items can be collected two weeks after the class.



Aside from this class, this teacher also has the following coming up:



Knowledge Required
Suitable for beginners.
 
What you'll get
Clay, glazes and firing for two finished wheel-thrown pots, to be collected two weeks after the class.
 
What to bring
Bring an apron/art smock and wear closed-toe shoes.
 
Suitable for

This class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday, hens party, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.

This is a fun indoor activity, suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 8 years old). Adult accompaniment is not required.

Location

Le Studio Art Space - 24-26 Crown Avenue, Mordialloc Victoria

Your teacher
Jumping Creek Designs
Jumping Creek Designs

5.0 (25)
3k

A young Melbourne based ceramics studio that is a space for aspiring, novice and intermediate potters to create, learn, play, experiment and experience the joy and therapeutic benefits of working with your hands and creating forms through shaping, squeezing, pushing, pulling, rolling and pinching beautiful clay. Run by a bubbly, cheerful, passionate Melbourne girl, Tania Paradkar!

What we offer:
- 2.5 hr Wheel Throwing "Taster" Course
- Kids Classes & Workshops
- Parties - Birthday parties, Hen's Parties, Corporate functions etc
- 1 Day Workshops - 'Built A Pot For a Plant', Jewelry Making, Mask Masking etc
- 8 week wheel throwing classes
- 8 week wheel throwing + Hand building classes


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Verified reviews

Tony McCormack • Jul 2020


6 Stars. Excellent value for money. Tania is a really lovely teacher who my girls loved learning pottery from.

Chris Kringoudis • Jan 2020


class was excellent, kids loved it, Tania was very knowledgeable and patient with them, definitely go back
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