Tips for Using Kids Pottery Wheels

After reading an article about how much fun kids pottery wheels can be at Artful Parent, I became interested in trying out a kids pottery wheel. Um, I mean, I became interested in having my kids try out a toy pottery wheel!

After reading many reviews of many different brands of toy pottery wheels, I learned some tips for successfully using them. They are simple to use, but there are also some common pitfalls that many reviewers complain about. Over in my article for eBay*, I’ve written down my Tips for Using Kids Pottery Wheels, so check them out! (*I wrote that article as a part of a paid collaboration with eBay.)

Artful Parent recommends the Faber-Castell Do Art Pottery Studio, and it also has the best reviews on Amazon. The only thing that I notice about it that I potentially don’t like is that it is only battery-operated and doesn’t include an AC adapter for plugging in the pottery wheel. I would prefer to plug my wheel in, instead of having to use up batteries and then hunt around for (or buy additional) batteries when they inevitably run out.

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I’m looking forward to trying out a toy pottery wheel. How about you? Do you have any experience with these?