Peg Dolls />

Peg Dolls

Create this simple project with ACTIVA CelluClay and recycled bottles!
Create a beautiful butterflies lampshade with Wire Mesh />

Create a beautiful butterflies lampshade with Wire Mesh

Add fun and design to that corner lamp you have at home. This is a great project for your living room, bedroom or dining room. Monarch butterflies are trending for spring and summer, you can also add faux foliage, flowers, even birds!
Decorative Plaster Succulents with ArtPlaster™ />

Decorative Plaster Succulents with ArtPlaster™

Decorative Plaster Succulents with ArtPlaster™ Make this beautiful succulent-themed craft project by only using ACTIVA® ArtPlaster™ Professional Casting Plaster, water, plastic molds and some craft tools! Follow these simple steps for making a super easy project for DIY aficionados, children of all ages, home decor enthusiasts, and is a perfect gift for any green thumb.
Make a fish mobile using CelluClay™ Papier Mache and recycled materials! />

Make a fish mobile using CelluClay™ Papier Mache and recycled materials!

We know how challenging it is to create a lesson plan that’s educational, fun, creative and affordable. This project not only achieves those school requirements but it’s also versatile and can be adapted to any shape!
DIY Cactus Jewelry Holder using Activ-Clay />

DIY Cactus Jewelry Holder using Activ-Clay

This cute cactus will cleverly hold your rings and other jewelry!
Serene Swan />

Serene Swan

made with Extra White PLUS Clay
DIY Project HOME sign made with PermaStone™ Casting Compound />

DIY Project HOME sign made with PermaStone™ Casting Compound

“Home is not a place, it’s a feeling”... create this beautiful decorative home item by using our leading product PermaStone™ Casting Compound.
Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Sugar Skull Magnet />

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Sugar Skull Magnet

Create your own unique, celebratory Day of the Dead sugar skull magnet using ACTIVA® Rigid Wrap™ Plaster Cloth
Nifty Narwhal Clay Figurine />

Nifty Narwhal Clay Figurine

Sculpt and paint a magical narwhal figurine using Hearty® Super Lightweight Modeling Clay.
Rigid Wrap Yoga Poser />

Rigid Wrap Yoga Poser

Tools Needed: wire cutters s...
How To Make Air Dry Clay Trinket Dishes />

How To Make Air Dry Clay Trinket Dishes

These dishes make great Mother’s Day gifts! ...
Air Dry Clay Flower Pots Craft />

Air Dry Clay Flower Pots Craft

You know what they say - "April showers bring May flowers." Well here at ACTÍVA, we say don't wait for May - make your own flowers! This air dry clay flower pots craft is the perfect way to do that, and it's a great clay craft project for all ages! Supplies Needed for This Air Dry Clay Flower Pots Craft Activ-Clay air
3 Sand Painting Techniques to Try Today! />

3 Sand Painting Techniques to Try Today!

Sand painting is a fantastic activity for any age artist - whether it's a preschooler creating abstract art or an adult looking to try a new technique. Painting with sand creates color, texture, and dimension on any piece of art, and is an exciting way to try something new!
The Easiest Way to Dry Flowers in a Microwave />

The Easiest Way to Dry Flowers in a Microwave

Flower drying has never been easier thanks to Flower Drying Art™ Silica Gel and your trusty microwave! It's true that you can not only dry flowers in a microwave, but also preserve the flowers' natural beauty for years to come! This is, by far, the easiest way to dry flowers in a microwave.
Don't Worry! It's No Prob-llama to Sculpt an Air Dry Clay Llama! />

Don't Worry! It's No Prob-llama to Sculpt an Air Dry Clay Llama!

Sorry for the bad pun, but your students will find that it's truly no probl-llama to create their own air dry clay llamas with Activ-Clay air dry clay! This engaging air dry clay lesson plan teaches students about clay basics, texture, and more!
Sculpt an Air Dry Clay Sloth! />

Sculpt an Air Dry Clay Sloth!

Although sloths move slowly in nature, sculpting an air dry clay sloth with Activ-Clay air dry clay won't take long at all! This lesson plan is a perfect intermediate level clay lesson that can be completed in one or two class periods!
Happy Rainbow Air Dry Clay Craft />

Happy Rainbow Air Dry Clay Craft

Rainbows are guaranteed to put a smile on anyone's face, and we're willing to bet that this Happy Rainbow Air Dry Clay Craft will do the same! This adorable air dry clay craft for kids is perfect for St. Patrick's Day celebrations, or for any day where a simple and cute rainbow project is needed.
Top Five Tips for Working With InstaMold Temporary Mold-Making Compound />

Top Five Tips for Working With InstaMold Temporary Mold-Making Compound

InstaMold is a unique product that creates flexible, temporary molds of almost any object, and that works with almost any casting compound to create perfect reproductions of those objects. Read this article to get some of our best tips for InstaMold success!
I Scream, You Scream: Scenic Sand and CelluClay Ice Cream! />

I Scream, You Scream: Scenic Sand and CelluClay Ice Cream!

Next to eating ice cream, there's nothing sweeter than an ice cream themed arts and crafts project! In this project tutorial, we'll show you how to make Scenic Sand and CelluClay ice cream sundaes that look so good you might want to sneak a taste*! (*Just kidding! Even though Scenic Sand and CelluClay are ACMI approved non-toxic, please don't eat them!)
How to Make Art Display Pedestals with CelluClay Instant Paper Mache />

How to Make Art Display Pedestals with CelluClay Instant Paper Mache

Every piece of art needs a beautiful display, and what's better than a display that is also a work of art? In this lesson plan, you and your students will learn to create beautiful art display pedestals by constructing an armature and using CelluClay instant paper mache for a beautiful finish!
Make a Water Bottle Fish Sculpture with Rigid Wrap Plaster Cloth />

Make a Water Bottle Fish Sculpture with Rigid Wrap Plaster Cloth

Sculpture lessons in the art room don't have to be intimidating! Simplify sculpting by using recyclable materials as armatures, and Rigid Wrap plaster cloth as a quick-drying sculpting medium. This free lesson plan shows you how to create a fish sculpture that your students will love!
Sculpt a Friendly Turtle Planter with FastMâché Instant Paper Mache />

Sculpt a Friendly Turtle Planter with FastMâché Instant Paper Mache

Why settle for a plain planter when you can create one packed with personality? Use Activ-Wire Mesh and FastMâché Instant Paper Mache from ACTÍVA Products to sculpt a friendly turtle planter that will make you smile every time you see it!
"Little Howlers" Clay Sculpture Lesson Plan {with Activ-Low Fire Clay} />

"Little Howlers" Clay Sculpture Lesson Plan {with Activ-Low Fire Clay}

Answer the call of the wild while sculpting with Activ-Low Fire Clay (formerly known as Blackjack Low-Fire Clay)! This Little Howlers lesson plan from our friend Ruthie Post at Little Budding Artist is an excellent way to introduce students to clay terminology and process.
Mason Jar Mummies - DIY Halloween Candleholders />

Mason Jar Mummies - DIY Halloween Candleholders

Halloween will be here before you know it! With the weather turning cooler, it's the perfect time of year to get crafty. Gather some friends to make this fun Halloween craft project with Scenic Sand colored sand and Rigid Wrap plaster cloth. You'll have a blast making Mason Jar Mummies - DIY Halloween Candleholders!