Kids Pottery Classes, Workshops, and Studio Time in Chicagoland

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There are loads of choices in our area for places that teach kids pottery classes. From tots to teenagers, there are classes for every age, including parent-child sessions. We’ve rounded up all the pottery classes Chicago’s western suburbs have to offer. 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!

This article is sponsored by Bothwell Pottery in Brookfield.

Bothwell Pottery

Bothwell Pottery
Brookfield, IL
(708) 710-1771
Website | Email | Facebook | Instagram

Bothwell Pottery offers hands-on classes where kids are introduced to a variety of techniques and skills for hand building, wheel throwing, and glazing.ย As kids improve their skills, they will be encouraged to explore and develop more independently.

Lil’ Kids Class is perfect for younger kids, kids new to pottery, and/or kids that can only come on Wednesdays.

  • Kids Class, Tuesday, 4:30-6:00, Feb 20,27, Mar 5,12,19 Ages 7+, 5 Weeks $125
  • Lil’ Kids Class, Wednesday, 5:00-6:00, Feb 21,28, Mar 6, 13, 20, Ages 5+, 5 Weeks, $100
  • Kids Class, Thursday, 5-6:30, Feb 22, 29, Mar 7,14,21, Ages 7+, 5 Weeks, $125
  • Looking for more options? Suggest a day and time and they will try to create a class to accommodate

Kids Pottery Classes

kids pottery classes with a boy in the forefront working with clay

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

Arts on Fire
Located in the Fox Valley Mall
2320 Fox Valley Center Drive
Aurora, IL 60504
(630) 907-7797
Ages vary by class/activity

Bothwell Pottery

Bothwell Pottery
Brookfield, IL
(708) 710-1771
Website | Email | Facebook | Instagram

Bothwell Pottery offers hands-on classes where kids are introduced to a variety of techniques and skills for hand building, wheel throwing, and glazing.ย As kids improve their skills, they will be encouraged to explore and develop more independently.

Lil’ Kids Class is perfect for younger kids, kids new to pottery, and/or kids that can only come on Wednesdays.

  • Kids Class, Tuesday, 4:30-6:00, Feb 20,27, Mar 5,12,19 Ages 7+, 5 Weeks $125
  • Lil’ Kids Class, Wednesday, 5:00-6:00, Feb 21,28, Mar 6, 13, 20, Ages 5+, 5 Weeks, $100
  • Kids Class, Thursday, 5-6:30, Feb 22, 29, Mar 7,14,21, Ages 7+, 5 Weeks, $125
  • Looking for more options? Suggest a day and time and they will try to create a class to accommodate

Color Me Mine
470 Village Center Dr.
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
(630) 655-8882

1306 Commons Dr.
Geneva, IL 60134
(630) 262-9000

2835 Showplace Drive, Suite 107
Naperville, IL 60564
(630) 778-1000
Paint your own pottery

Penguin Foot Pottery
2514 W. Armitage Avenue
(Entrance on Bingham)
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 227-3575
info@penguinfoot.com
Ages 7+

ClaySpace Ceramic Arts Center
740 Front Street
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 393-2529
info@clayspace.net
Ages 8+

Kneaded Earth
2512 Pine Cone Court
Naperville, IL 60565
(630) 596-7742
support@kneadedearth.com
Ages 7+

Pottery Bayou
210 S. Washington Street
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 718-9823
Paint your own pottery

Art Clay World
4535 Southwest Highway
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
(708) 857-8800
custserv@artclayworld.com
Paint your own pottery

Magical Minds Studio
110 Madison Street
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 948-7934
haj@magicalmindsstudio.com
Ages 2+

Slowfire Ceramics
634 Carpenter
Oak Park, IL 60302
Ages 10+

907 S. Lombard Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 402-8368
noelle@slowfireceramics.com
Ages 3+

Terra Incognito
246 Chicago Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 383-6228
Ages 8+

ViaClay
208 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 434-5848
info@viaclay.com
Classes for ages 10+

Riverside Arts Center
32 East Quincy Street
Riverside, IL 60546
(708) 442-6400
info@riversideartscenter.com
Ages 5+

Arts and Crafts Studio by Mucci World
7913 171st Street
Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 247-2100

203 Yorktown Center #201
Lombard, Illinois 60148
(630) 785-3070
mucciworld@yahoo.com
Paint your own pottery, plus birthday parties

Salt Creek Pottery
48 S. Villa Avenue
Villa Park, IL 60181
(630) 617-9931
robertreckers@att.net
Ages 10+, plus birthday parties for kids 6+

Whim, a Studio Space
120 W. Wesley Street
Wheaton, IL 60187
(630) 640-9442
info@whimstudiospace.com
Suggested ages 4+

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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