Children deserve natural resources, and clay is a wonderful example. This book describes the benefits to be gained by working with clay and briefly covers the stages of creative development. It describes the basics that are needed to provide a good quality clay experience, and provides plenty of ideas to inspire and extend clay play. Aimed at parents, educators and teachers to provide learning experiences for children in an early childhood centre or at home. Links to Te Whariki will help educators to both plan and evaluate clay play sessions.