Pinch Pot Monsters

These adorable (and scary) monsters were inspired by potter Jame DeRosso who creates monster pottery and encourages children and adults to get out their inner monster (by sculpting in clay). This week we did just that using low fire clay. 1st grade-6th grade got an opportunity to get their hands messy while refine their hand-building and problem solving skills. Next week these will get fired in our kiln…

Watch the video tutorial: A Messy Art Room: Pinch Pot Monsters



4 thoughts on “Pinch Pot Monsters

  1. Alison Hazell says:


    I am planning on doing this with year 2 (grade 1) pupils, so around 6-7 years.
    I’m worried I’m expecting too much at this age, what do you think?



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