Handbuilding Parties for ages 5 & up

  • A 2 Hour party
  • An additional 20 minutes before the party to set up and 20 minutes after to wrap up.
  • Pricing: (Max-16 children) For up to 10 children: $350. $30/each additional child.  
  • Project options: Pencil holder, mug, coil bowl, plaque, picture/mirror frame, vase, sculptures (recommended for ages 9 up), scene, mask.
  • For an additional $5 per child, you may choose these options: House, lantern, box with lid (These projects require more prep work, and additional processing time after they are made.)

Handbuilding or Wheelthrowing Birthday Workshop

This option does not include separate room or allotted time for food/celebration

  • For ages 3 and 4 - 1 hour handbuilding class. Groups of 3 to 9: $ 35/ person, Groups or 10 to 14: $30/ person
  • For ages 5 and up - 1 1/2 hour handbuilding class. Groups of 3 to 9: $ 35/ person, Groups or 10 to 16: $30/ person
  • For ages 10 and up - 2 hour Wheel class. Class for 2: $50/person, Class for 3 to 7: $40/person.


PARTY PACKAGE OPTIONS:

WHEELTHROWING/HANDBUILDING PARTIES - For ages 10 and up.

  • A 2 Hour party
  • An additional 15 minutes before the party to set up and 15 minutes after to wrap up.
  • Pricing: For up to 7 children: $350, $30 each additional child (Max-14 children)
  • Groups of 8 or more kids will be divided into 2 groups. One group will work on the wheel while the other will handbuild for approximately 40 mins. and then switch. Smaller groups ensure more individual attention on the wheel.
  • Wheelthrowing: Please note that wheelthrowing is a skill that requires practice. Working on the wheel during parties is mainly for the experience. There is a possibility that the kids may not produce a piece while wheel throwing. Wheelthrown pieces cannot be painted at the party, so children will be given 3 glaze options to pick from. Our instructor will glaze the pieces for them. 
  • Handbuilding: Options for handbuilding projects are - Sculpture, Pinch pot, coil bowl, animal bowl and scene.


Additional Birthday Party information

  •  Parties are usually scheduled on Saturdays and Sundays but weekday and after school party times are available.
  • A $100 deposit is required to reserve a party date and time slot. There will be no refunds/credits for cancellations within 3 weeks of the date of your party. We are unable to hold spots until payment is received.
  •  Since we do not have regular business hours, please contact us to set up a time to visit the studio. We will be happy to show you our space and project options with no pressure to book!
  • We need a final head count and a decision on the project at least 3 days before the party so we can prep. accordingly.
  • Fired pieces will be available for pick up approximately 3 weeks after the party. They will be put in bags and labeled with each child’s name. The host family is responsible for picking up all the bags  upon receiving a pick up an email from us. Alternatively, party guests can pick up pieces on pre-scheduled dates and times.


To schedule a party or for more information, please submit an inquiry form, call us  or email us info@kidsclayroom.com.

​If you are looking for a unique studio for your child's birthday party, you have found it! Children work with wet clay, cookie cutters, stamps and other clay tools to make ceramic pieces. No experience necessary! 

Handbuilding Parties: The birthday child picks the project and we will assist the children in making it. Clay is a wonderful medium and our Handbuilding parties are perfect for both boys and girls, and children of all ages.  Got a theme in mind? We can suggest projects accordingly. Their creations will always be a reminder of that awesome party they went to!

Wheelthrowing Parties: Children ages 10 and up will work on a potters wheel to create a basic bowl shape.


All standard kids birthday parties include:

  • Clay, tools, glazes and firings.
  • Choice of project. (We will be happy to suggest or come up with a new project based on a theme). Check out or project option of our GALLERY page!
  • Step by step instruction by our teachers and assistance in making the project. 
  • The last 1/2 hour in a separate room for any food and beverages you wish to bring.
  • Table cloths, plates, cups, napkins, forks and spoons.
  • Set up, clean up and serving of food/beverages. 
  • Completed pieces wrapped in individual bags for easy distribution or pick up.


Handbuilding Mini-Parties for ages 3 & up

  • A 1 1/2 hour party
  • An additional 15 minutes before the party to set up and 15 minutes after to wrap up.
  • Pricing: For up to 5 children: $225. $40 for each additional child
  • Project options: Pencil holder, mug, plaque, picture/mirror frame, vase, sculptures (recommended for ages 9 up), scene, mask.

Handbuilding Parties for ages 3 and 4

  • A 1 1/2 Hour party.
  • An additional 20 minutes before the party to set up and 20 minutes after to wrap up.
  • Pricing: (Max-12 children)For up to 10 children: $350. $30 for each additional child.
  • Project options: Pencil holder, mug, plaque, picture/mirror frame, vase, scene, OR mask.

Kids birthday parties - Pottery Birthday Parties in Chicago

773.416.4511

info@kidsclayroom.com

2646 N. HALSTED ST. CHICAGO, IL 60614

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KIDS CLAY ROOM

a pottery studio for children.