Thursday, February 4, 2016

5th Grade Clay

 Clay is one of those mediums that students always love.  The 5th grade really wanted a day to 'play' with clay and make their own creations. So I showed an example of how to make a monster pinch pot, but then let the students choose if that is what they wanted to create or if they wanted to go their own way.   I do think these little monsters are very cute.

Other students used skills they had learned in past clay lessons to create a variety of fun things.  So there was everything from bowls like these to light sabers and robots.    Again I gave students the choice of painting of glazing these pieces so there was a huge mix of projects in the end, but most kiddos walked away happy with a project that was uniquely theirs.

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