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San Diego based Clay Munchkins' objective is to guide children in the "hands-on" approach to create whimsical zoomorphic creatures out of natural clay. Students explore different techniques such as pinch, coil and slab-building with non-toxic lead free glazes. All of the work is fired in a kiln twice. Projects include animals from ants to zebras to bears to dinosaurs and every creature in between. Clay classes help build self-esteem and push your child's imagination. They benefit the emotional, creative, intellectual and physical development of young children. The ceramic keepsakes are treasures for years to come.
Amy Mayfield received her MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2006. She has taught at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Lillstreet Art Center, is an active member on the advisory board of The New Children's Museum and works with many museums throughout San Diego. She has redirected her passion from making art into teaching clay and other workshops to enrich and nurture childrens' innate desire to learn, create and experiment.