773.416.4511

info@kidsclayroom.com

2646 N. HALSTED ST. CHICAGO, IL 60614

Pottery Birthday Parties

Handbuilding Parties - For ages 5 & up (Max 12 children)

  • 1 hr 45 min party
  • An additional 15 minutes before the party to set up and 10 minutes after to wrap up.
  • Pricing: For up to 8 children: $360. $40/each additional child.  
  • Example project options: Pencil holder, mug, plaque, picture/mirror frame, vase, scene.
  • ​Up to 4 adults can stay.

Handbuilding or Wheelthrowing Birthday Workshop

Perfect for smaller groups, or to skip the food. 

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

PARTY PACKAGE OPTIONS:

Wheelthrowing Parties - For ages 10 & up (Max 6 children)

  • 2 Hour party
  • An additional 15 minutes before the party to set up and 10 minutes after to wrap up.
  • Pricing: 6 children: $320
  • Wheelthrowing: Please note that wheelthrowing is a skill that requires practice. Working on the wheel during parties is mainly for the experience. 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. 
  • Up to 4 adults can stay

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 clay and clay tools to make ceramic pieces. No experience necessary! Completed pieces will be ready for pick up in approximately 3 weeks.

Handbuilding Parties: The birthday child picks the project and we will assist the children in making it. Handbuilding parties are perfect for both boys and girls.  Got a theme in mind? We can suggest projects accordingly.

Wheelthrowing Parties: Children ages 10 and up will work on a potters wheel. Most beginners make a bowl that will be glazed by us. Its messy, fun and a unique experience!

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 for food. Please check with your guests if they are ok with the kids being unmasked for food(Want to skip the food? Schedule a Birthday Workshop instead.)
  • Table cloths, plates, cups, napkins and forks.  We will set up and clean up. 
  • Completed pieces wrapped in individual bags for pick up (in approximately 3 weeks).


KIDS CLAY ROOM

a pottery studio for children.