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
We’re currently sold out of the Pinch Monster Box. Follow us on Facebook to see our next project we’ll have!
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.
- 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
- Start with the larger ball of clay, flatten with your fist.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- The bowtie pasta can be pushed in with your finger to make a butterfly.
- The penne pasta can be used to make flower petals or leaves.
- The rotini noodle will make lines or sunrays.
- The egg noodles make an S shape.
- The wagon wheels and rigatoni can make flowers centers or a nice border.
- Use your straw to make two holes to hang your wall pocket.
- 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.
- Use some folded-up paper to place in the middle of larger piece to give the pocket form.
- Once together use your finger to smooth the two pieces together around the edges.
- Final example of our wall pocket, be sure to watch the video for the other one.
- Box pick up hours are Mon 11-3, Tues – Fri 11-5, Sat 10-4.
- 127 Jennings Ave. Covered patio in parking lot