Clay comes from English which means clay or clay. Usually clay is used as raw material for making pottery, ceramics, tile and other objects are processed by burning. In Indonesia, clay is usually synonymous with craft.
Making crafts from clay is not necessarily of clay. Clay that can be made from starch, there is also from fresh bread, porridge, polymer resin, even from bath soap. When viewed from the clay material like a night / plastisin. But it does not smell sting because it does not use chemical elements. All ingredients are made from groceries. Once processed, this material has a clay-like texture that is easily formed and is known by the name of clay.
How to make clay is actually quite easy. Bahannyapun also easy to obtain. Therefore, this craft began to spread throughout the community ranging from children, adolescents to adults. In addition to easy to learn, this material is also safe to use especially for children.
Making clay crafts, now mostly taught in childhood or elementary school because children do love it. Playing clay can be used as a medium to educate children's creativity and motor training, so they can concentrate more and more easily master the ability to write.