Clay Programs with Catherine Martin!

Patrons young and old love to work with clay. Whether building by hand with ceramic or air dry clay or giving them the rare opportunity to throw clay on a pottery wheel, you are sure to find the perfect programs for your library right here. Catherine is an experienced potter with years of teaching experience. Invite her to your library and let the fun begin! Most programs are suitable for kids, teens and adults. Call Catherine directly to find out the details of each program listed below.


*These programs are offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


Ceramic Clay Program Offerings:


New! Clay Heart Puzzle: Kids, teens and adults will enjoy painting clay pieces with paint before assembling them into a perfect heart shape. This fun project would be the perfect gift for Mother's or Father's day. Don't wait to give Catherine a call! 

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com

New! Tree & Moon Hand Painted Ceramic Piece: Kids, teens & adults will enjoy painting a tree and moon onto the inside of a hand thrown bowl, plate or vase (librarian's choice!). This project looks great and would make a great gift for anyone!

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


New! Decorate Ceramic Starfish Shapes: Everyone will have a blast painting the back side of a ceramic starfish using acrylic paints. The front of the starfish is pre-decorated with glaze and recycled bottle glass pieces, which gives the clay a smooth finish and beautiful color. 

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com



New! Decorate Holiday Themed Ceramic Shapes: All ages will enjoy decorating three ceramic, holiday ornaments that will be painted with acrylic paints and decorated with glitter and sparkle paints. Young patrons will enjoy listening to the story  Llama Llama Jingle Bells! 

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


New! Decorate Textured Ceramic Shapes: All will enjoy decorating up to six, glazed ceramic, shapes that can be strung together to hang on a wall. Acrylic paints are used to decorate the backs of each clay piece.

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


New! Decorate Halloween Themed Ceramic Cut-Outs: All ages will enjoy decorating three ceramic, Halloween themed characters with acrylic paints. Let the fall festivals begin! 

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


New! MLK Jr. Day Ceramic Puzzle Pieces: All ages will enjoy decorating ceramic pieces that fit together like a puzzle to commemorate Dr. King's work towards bringing people together as a nation. Young patrons will enjoy listening to the story: "I Have a Dream."

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com



New! Decorate Medium Sized, Hand Thrown Ceramic Bowls: Everyone will have a blast using acrylic paints to decorate the outside of a beautiful hand thrown bowl. *Bowls and thrown in advance by Catherine. Patrons are decorating the outside of the bowl using acrylic paint and the paint will be sprayed with a sealant before taking the piece home.

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


New! Decorate Small Sized, Hand Thrown Ceramic Bowls: Everyone will have a blast using acrylic paints to decorate the outside of a beautiful hand thrown bowl. *Bowls and thrown in advance by Catherine. Patrons are decorating the outside of the bowl using acrylic paint and the paint will be sprayed with a sealant before taking the piece home.

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com



New! Clay Bowls: Everyone will have a blast learning how to throw a clay plate on a wheel with Catherine! As an added bonus patrons will work with clay coils to create a clay cup. This is a rare opportunity that teens and adults will love!

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com



New! Clay Cup: Everyone will have a blast learning how to throw a clay cup on a wheel with Catherine! As an added bonus patrons will work with clay coils to create a clay bowl. This is a rare opportunity that patrons will love!

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com



New! Clay Bowls: Patrons will have a blast learning how to throw a clay bowl on a wheel with Catherine! As an added bonus patrons will work with clay coils to create a clay dish. This is a rare opportunity that everyone will love!

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com

Polymer Clay Program Offerings:

Clay Soccer Themed Organizer: Kids will enjoy working with air dry clay as they form an oval shaped pot and lid, perfect for hold small items. Kids can then decorate their container using bright paint colors. This is sure to be a hit for summer.

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


Clay and Crystal Ball Rings: Teens will enjoy working with polymer clay, paper images and glass beads as they create a decorative rings that make a fun fashion statement. 

*Offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com



Colorful Candy Bracelet: Teens will enjoy working with polymer clay as they create a candy themed bracelet. 

*Offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com



Colorful Luggage or Backpack Tags: Teens will enjoy working with polymer clay as they create tags that are perfect for hanging from a backpack or piece of luggage. 

*Offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com



Donut Shaped Backpack Charms: Teens & tweens will enjoy working with polymer clay as they create miniature donut shaped clay charms that are perfect for hanging from a backpack. 

*Offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


Emoji Themed Erasers: Teens & tweens will enjoy working with polymer clay as they create Emoji themed pencil toppers. These make great gifts and are perfect for back to school fun!

*Offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


Frappuccino Clay themed Charms: Teens & tweens will enjoy working with polymer clay as they create a coffee themed backpack charm. These make great gifts and are perfect for back to school fun!

*Offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


Donut Shaped Charm Bracelet: Everyone will enjoy working with polymer clay as they create a charm bracelet complete with six mini donut charms. The only challenge will be designing the best toppings for each mini donut!

*Offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com



Fun Fruit Themed Tins: Everyone will have a blast as they work with polymer clay to create fruit themed covers for small mint tins. Skittles anyone?

*Offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com



Mini Flip Flop Clay Charm Bracelet: Everyone will have a blast as they work with polymer clay to create mini flip flops before attaching them onto a cute chain link bracelet. Beat the winter blahs with this fun program.

*Offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com



Milk & Cookies Clay Pendants: Milk and cookies go together just like, well, you know the answer! Kids & Teens will have a blast using polymer clay to make these cute pendant necklaces. This is sure to be a hit for everyone!

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com



Mini Clay Robot Necklace: Kids & Teens will have a blast using polymer clay to mini robots that make the perfect pendant for a necklace. This is sure to be a hit for everyone!

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com



Clay Framed Locker Mirrors: Kids & Teens will have a blast using polymer clay to add fun meesages to a clay framed mirror. This adds up to back to school fun! 

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


Polymer Clay Soda Cap Pendant: Kids & Teens will have a blast using polymer clay to create fun bottle cap pendants like the ones pictured above.

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com



Cute Clay Pastry Pendant: Kids & Teens will have a blast using polymer clay to create mini cupcakes and more for this fun necklace making program. This would be great for back to school fun! 

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com

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