Cassie Stephens: Clay Mugs for Kids!

Hello, close friends! My students are wrapping up a person of the clay projects they created and I assumed I might share. Final calendar year, my to start with as a result of fourth established clay mugs and it was conveniently everyone’s preferred clay challenge. When I shared that we have been doing the job with clay once more, a handful of weeks ago, their to start with query was “are we producing mugs yet again?!” I experienced now planned on it…so they have been enthusiastic to hear the answer. When mugs are total, we celebrate by consuming very hot chocolate out of them…so it is a total large amount of enjoyable. 

This calendar year, I made a video clip to share with them. Because I have 30 minute artwork lessons, I only confirmed the pinch pot part and a bit of coil building for the initial course. The next course, we did a transient coil building reminder and then watched the portion about building a take care of. The video served them problems shoot and get their mugs concluded in just two 30 moment classes! at?v=6c2jT3ANqxo

This week, we started off glazing! They had been advised they could use any two colours of glaze, just one for the inside of and a person for the outdoors. They ended up to do at least 3 coats of their preferred colours and not to glaze the base. After complete, they could be part of me at the splatter glaze station!

When my students had been concluded glazing, they could assistance a buddy or operate on the big banners I developed to announce our forthcoming artwork clearly show! 

We applied Prang’s Creative imagination Street Tempera Sticks to shade these with.

The glaze we utilized are from two businesses and I like them both of those: Mayco’s Stroke and Coat and Amaco’s Teacher’s Palette. Each are foodstuff protected and fire to cone 06.

When introducing clay to your college students, you could uncover this video clip exciting to share:

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