I think I expected clay would be similar to play dough, so I didn't bother getting around to it. But it's a very different material and one worth adding to your art supplies!
He's not very scary, but he's the key part of a great game for counting. That makes him a smart, although funny-looking, monster. (Hey, nobody's perfect!)
Note: Kay is 5 and using a real hammer. Younger preschoolers would have just as much fun with a toy hammer. You know your child best.