Kids Pottery Classes, Workshops, and Studio Time

Classes for Kids

There are loads of choices in our area for places that teach kids (from tots to teenagers) the fundamentals of pottery. Whether it’s hand-building, wheel throwing, or simply painting, there’s certainly a place nearby to discover the art of pottery with your kids!

Local Pottery Studios in Chicagoland

Thrown Elements Pottery
260 N. Evergreen Avenue
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
(847) 818-1313
Tweens and teens.

Bothwell Pottery

Bothwell Pottery
Brookfield, IL
(708) 710-1771

Bothwell Pottery is a small, private studio in Brookfield focusing on handbuilding and wheel throwing ceramics. Students create original artwork from start to finish in small classes, resulting in functional and decorative art. All supplies, tools, firings and glaze are included with the class fees. Find more about classes at or follow them on Facebook and Instagram

Penguin Foot Pottery
2514 W. Armitage Avenue
(Entrance on Bingham)
Chicago, IL 60647
Ages 7-14.

Apt. 14 Ceramics
Glen Ellyn
(720) 504-8711
All ages.

ClaySpace Ceramic Arts Center
740 Front Street
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 393-2529
Ages 8-12.

Magical Minds Studio
343 Harrison Street
Oak Park, IL 60304
(708) 948-7934
Kids and young adults.

Terra Incognito
246 Chicago Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 383-6228
Ages 9–16, with occasional parent/child sessions for younger kids, too.

208 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 434-5848
Classes for ages 10+ years old

Riverside Arts Center
32 East Quincy Street
Riverside, IL 60546
(708) 442-6400
Ages 10+.

Salt Creek Pottery
48 S. Villa Avenue
Villa Park, IL 60181
(630) 617-9931
Aages 9+, plus painting pottery for ages 6+ to create their own.

Whim, a Studio Space
120 W. Wesley St.
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 790-8200

Our giant guide to classes and teams has tons of other places where kids can explore their interests, learn new things, and build independence. Check it out!

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  • Glazed Expressions 1010 Curtiss Street Downers Grove 60515 is also a great place for this fun activity!


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