Kids & Teens Pottery and Art Classes


We strongly encourage parent/child classes.  We can design a class and time specifically for you and your child in any of the mediums described below.    All 4 week parent/child classes are $100 for adults and $50  per child (in the same class) for an hour and a half long class.  Or, you may do 6 weeks of  one hour long classes for $110 for adult and $50 per child.  Siblings are also buy one / get one half off (only for 2-D art classes – and in the same class).

Creava also gives group discounts to those who would like to gather and create together.  Call us to discuss activities and rates for your special group activity.

Drop in’s for parent/child activities, are $45 per parent/child pair  (groups limited to max of 8 people).  Kids’ art parties are $15.00 per child (minimum 4 kids).

• All classes taught by experienced artists/teachers passionate about art!

• Small classes

• Pottery classes for children 12 and under will consist of hand build projects. (13 or older for wheel thrown)

• Low fees include all art supplies

• Weekly classes are 60 minutes/Wheel Thrown Pottery classes are 2 hours

• Weekday classes to accommodate homeschool schedules


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Click the Book Now button following each class description to register your child for group classes.   Contact Debbie at or 417-880-3531 to arrange parent/child classes, kids try it activities, or kids art parties.  


Build a foundation of skills by learning the essentials of the potter’s wheel. Learn multiple wheel thrown and hand building techniques and options.  We provide tools, texturing equipment, clay, glazes.  Begin your classes anytime. Wednesdays 2 pm • Ages 14+ • 4-Week Session $100/Return Students $90

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Child Drawing

  • Develop basic drawing skills while experimenting with various materials, techniques and subject matter. Learn to see relationships of shapes and lines in order to draw realistically. Personalized instruction in small groups and all skill levels welcome.  Formal Class: Tuesdays at 4:30 or Thursdays at 4:00 pm  • Ages 10+ • 6-Weeks of 1 hour sessions $110 •  Return Students $100 

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Child Glazing Clay Fish


Learn all of the aspects of creating with clay off the wheel. You’ll become comfortable working with coils, slabs and textures, then use these techniques in combination to model your work, from fanciful art to functional pieces. Learn to use texture tools, underglazes and color additives for decoration. One of our most popular classes! Formal ClassMondays 4:30 pm • Ages 7+ •  4 weeks of 1 hour sessions – $80  Return Students $70 

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Mixed media collage


This class will give your child the opportunity to explore a variety of art styles and mediums, from painting to 3-D.   Formal Class:  Thursdays 2:30 pm • Ages 7+ • 6-Week 1 hour Sessions $110 • 

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Give your child the opportunity to explore his/her passion with the art medium of their choice! Book here, and we’ll contact you shortly to discuss a lesson or two tailored specifically to your child’s interests and talents. Dates & Times To Be Scheduled, Ages 7+ • 60-Minute Lesson $45

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Here’s an interesting article! Top 10 Skills Children Learn From The Arts