Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: World of Wonder: A Program on the Seven Principles of Unitarian Universalism for Grades K-1

Activity 4: Clay Animals

Part of World of Wonder

Activity time: 10 minutes

Materials for Activity

  • Air-hardening clay
  • Newspaper or a plastic tarp

Preparation for Activity

  • Optional: Cover work surface.

Description of Activity

Children create an animal to take home.

Say, in these words or your own:

We've talked about many different kinds of animals today. Can you remember some of them? [Wait for responses.]

We will use clay to create an animal-any one you choose. It might be one of the animals whose kindness we heard about, or it may be another animal that you know.

Give each participant a ball of clay. Have children share their creations with each other.