Mosaics are a fun way to create images or patterns. Pushing small beads into air dry clay is a simple way that kids of all ages can join in. Younger kids can make a random pattern, while older children will enjoy creating their own pictures.
Creating mosaics has a long history. Why not search for some images of ancient designs on line and discuss with your children.
: 10 minutes
: Any Age
Roll out some air drying clay, leaving it thick enough so that beads can be fully pushed in and won't pop through the other side.
Lay out a selection of beads so that kids can choose whatever colours they like.
#Air Dry Clay
Push the beads into the clay to create the mosaic.