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Character Clay Wall Hangings

Hello gardeners it's time to 'Seize the Clay"! Working with clay can be a very calming activity for gardeners of all ages and can be a very helpful 'Gardening Tool'. Introducing clay projects can provide multiple benefits for our individual ideas, feelings, and developmental skills. Today our Illustrator, Gardener Kelsey is going to show us how to make a bright and cheerful DIY Clay Wall Hangings inspired by the characters in our You Are a Gardener® children's book.

Scroll down to read why this DIY Clay Wall hangings project is beneficial for our social and emotional health.. and scroll all the way down to download your Gardening Tool Badge for this activity!

Our DIY Clay Wall Hangings Has Gardener Roots In:

🌼Supports Sensory Development

🌼Builds Self-Esteem

🌼Explores Creativity

🌼Encourages Self-Expression

🌼Develops Problem Solving Skills

🌼Can Be Done At Home or In School

🌼Develops Fine Motor Skills

🌼Can Be Very Relaxing For Kids & Adults

🌼Screen Free Activity

diy clay wall coverings for kids

Materials Needed For DIY Clay Wall Hangings:

Oven Bake Clay




Cheese Knife or Clay Knife (X-Acto Knife For Adults)

Watch the full video above for step-by-step directions.

Clay crafts for kids decoartion

Clay provides an opportunity for gardeners to explore their creativity and strengthen their motor skills while they are enjoying themselves. Our colorful characters in our book are a wonderful decoration for your bedroom, office or classroom.

make clay wall coverings for your classroom

Hey gardeners, do you want to learn how to draw a charachter from our book? Click Here for a guided drawing with our Illustrator, Gardener Kelsey!

Grab a signed copy of our book to use as a reference for this craft!


Clay Wall Coverings Activity Badge

Hey gardeners, did you do you make our DIY Clay Wall Coverings with Gardener Kelsey? If so, congratulations, you just earned yourself the 'Clay Wall Coverings' Gardening Tool Badge'!

--> Click the badge to download a pdf sticker for your Gardening Tool Badge Collector Sheet

How many gardening tool badges have you earned so far? Send us an email to


You Are a Gardener® and the #PullYourWeeds® Blog are rooted in empowering children, teachers and families with a variety of 'gardening tools' to help manage stress/big emotions and encouraging gardeners to feel confident & calm. Most featured exercises and activities can be done in school and at home and are appropriate for gardeners of all ages.

To earn more Gardening Tool Badges & download your FREE Collectors Sheet...Click Here!


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