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Re: Simple Formula for ordering clay?


From: The Austin's (whest177_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun May 26 2002 - 07:58:38 PDT

I buy all my white firing clay from Classroom Direct
( as they offer free shipping. I can usually
order 150 pounds extra in clay over what I used to pay in shipping! :-)

> My formula for the elementary level is around one pound of clay per
> child per project. Usually this is enough to get through the year with
> grade level getting one cermaics experience a year. Wish I could do more,
> but my budget, time and space restrictions allow no extras. Also, if you
> can get the white firing clay (cone 05), it works best for kids to glaze
> paint. The colors come out lots better.

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