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Creating a Slab Wall Pocket

Creating a Slab Wall Pocket

Keep everyone in your home entertained with Mighty Mud’s Slab Wall Pocket Project!  This is for all ages, kids and adults. Click the link below to purchase and reserve your box!  Slab Pocket pick up and drop off Hours: Mon 11-3, Tues-Fri 11-5, Sat 10-4

Update 04/02/2020

We’re currently sold out of the Pinch Monster Box.  Follow us on Facebook to see our next project we’ll have!

Video Instruction

If you prefer to watch video instruction, follow along below.  Otherwise, keep scrolling for attached pictures.

Follow along with Mighty Mud.

Follow below for instructions.  You can download the printable instructions below.


Step 1:

  • This is your box.
  • In your box you have a knife, 2 balls of clay, a heavy duty toothpick, and bubble wrap, and other items.
  • Take out your clay and tools

Step 2:

  • Start with the larger ball of clay, flatten with your fist.

Step 3:

  • Begin rolling out using all the clay in the shape you want to make, making sure clay is around 1/4” to ½” thick.
  • Here is where you can be creative in the shape of the wall pocket. A circle, rectangle or wavy.

Step 4:

  • Sketch out the shape you want your pocket using the heavy-duty toothpick.
  • Then cut out using the knife.
  • Let sit and firm up while starting the next piece.

Step 5:

  • Take the smaller ball of clay, flatten with your fist.
  • Begin rolling out using all the clay to be about half the size of the first piece making sure clay is at least 1/4” to ½” thick.

Step 6:

  • Place first piece on top of smaller piece and cut out around bottom.
  • Remove top piece and cut across top of small piece to make a nice edge.

Step 7:

  • The bowtie pasta can be pushed in with your finger to make a butterfly.

Step 8:

  • The penne pasta can be used to make flower petals or leaves.

Step 9:

  • The rotini noodle will make lines or sunrays.

Step 10:

  • The egg noodles make an S shape.
  • The wagon wheels and rigatoni can make flowers centers or a nice border.

Step 11:

  • Use your straw to make two holes to hang your wall pocket.

Step 12:

  • Using the heavy-duty toothpick scratch the bottom of the large piece and the smaller piece.
  • Add water with your finger to the scratch parts and attach together.

Step 13:

  • Use some folded-up paper to place in the middle of larger piece to give the pocket form.

Step 14:

  • Once together use your finger to smooth the two pieces together around the edges.

Step 15:

  • Final example of our wall pocket, be sure to watch the video for the other one.

Step 16:

  • Box pick up hours are Mon 11-3, Tues – Fri 11-5, Sat 10-4.
  • 127 Jennings Ave. Covered patio in parking lot