Ceramics have been found at many sites across North America, including caves, cliff dwellings, kivas, pithouses, pueblos and ceremonial mounds. The clay effigies found at these sites give insight into the people and animals of the region. Many ancient clay and stone figurines depicting people and animals have been found worldwide. Some of the figurines are decorative and some have uses such as pipes, utensils and various vessels.
Create your own clay effigy figurine. Take your time and enjoy the entire process of designing and shaping the features of your clay figurine. The finished item will be air-dried.
Kit includes the materials you'll need: natural air-hardening clay, dry paint pigments and color photo instructions
- You will also need:
small dish with water, plate, tray or some washable surface to work on, push-pin, toothpick or other pointy object for making lines. Several days to allow the figurine to dry. A small cup to mix the paint pigment. Paper towels, swabs or rags.
- Kit makes one figurine about 2.5" by 5" or several smaller ones
- Ages 8 and up, adult participation necessary for younger ages
- Made in the USA
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At Traditional Craft Kits we believe that people have enormous creative potential. With our kits we challenge people to expand their comfort zone and turn raw, natural materials into pieces of art. Our mission is to keep traditional crafting relevant in our modern world. We offer products that teach hands on skills, spark creativity and inspire appreciation for handmade arts. Learning these traditional skills opens up a whole new and fulfilling world of creativity.