Spotlight offers a wide range of different clays and modelling pastes for crafting and many other uses. Browse our sculpting and modelling clay today!
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Can I buy Modelling Clay from Spotlight?
Yes, you can. At Spotlight, we have a huge range of Modelling Clay suitable for everyone from children to the professional modeller. We have an assortment of colours available with multipack offers as well as single options. Natural modelling clay can also be painted after it has baked and it is ideal for craft projects and creating clay masterpieces. Whether you are looking for blocks of clay for pottery, primary clay for little hands, or any other form of modelling clay, shop the entire collection online or at your local Spotlight store today.
What is included in this range?
We have a wide range of different clays and modelling pastes, including clay suitable for oven baking and air drying, liquid clay and paste for Papier Mache. We have lots of different styles of modelling clay available, in a whole rainbow of different colours. Try one of our sampler packs or check-out the Sculpey Souffle Clay, available in Sea Glass blue and Cherry Pie red. Kids of all ages will adore playing with our non-toxic selection that has been purposely designed for little hands. There are just so many different types of modelling clay to choose from. Plus, with our guaranteed low prices across the whole collection, you can get modelling without breaking the bank.
Do you have any tips for using Modelling Clay?
We always recommend that you read the manufacturer's care instructions thoroughly before you begin, and to cover your surfaces and clothes to protect them. Kneading and massaging the clay will soften it and make it easier to work with. The warmth of your hands will spread to the clay and make it more malleable. If using paper-based clay, you can add a small amount of water to soften the clay or to remove any imperfections. Use your hands and tools like knives, spoons, or even spinning wheels to form and shape the clay as you desire.
Crafting tools can be handy for creating more complex projects, as you can be much more exact with them. Dry your clay on a clean, smooth, nonporous surface where your clay can dry for 24 hours. Put your clay down and do not disturb or move the clay while it dries. You'll need to be patient to make sure that you don't ruin your project. With some of our products, you can use the oven to speed up drying time, turn the oven on to its lowest setting and bake for a couple of hours. A cool, dry area (one with low humidity) is best and mild air circulation is also helpful. These products are not suitable for children under the age of three years old and you should always ensure adult supervision for those that are slightly older as they may pose a choking hazard.
How could I use Modelling clay in crafts with children? `
Our fabulous range of moulding supplies suitable for children. They will love being able to flex their creativity whilst developing those all-important skills. It could be the perfect way to keep them entertained during the school holidays as kids will love engaging with these awesome materials. If you are looking for tons of different modelling materials in a rainbow of colours. Plasticine is the perfect modelling equipment. It is so easy to make simple crafts with your child that will help to develop their motor skills amongst many others.
Check out the Bake and Bend sets if you are looking to create structures that will be more permanent and will stay rubbery and flexible. If you are looking for a modelling clay, then Play-Doh can be a great way of inspiring your pre-schooler to express their creativity. Whether you are looking for some rainy day entertainment or summer crafts, modelling clay is a fun activity that will provide hours of entertainment for your little ones.