Clay Everywhere!

We are starting the year off with the most highly anticipated unit in art class: the clay unit! In the first two weeks of January, each grade is completing a project in clay, which will get painted before being sent home.

The clay unit always begins with an opportunity for open-ended exploration. Students are asked: how many ways can you use your hands to change the clay? Here are pictures of our kids exploring:

Once we have learned how we can change clay using our fingers, we dive into projects. Here are some of the first clay self-portraits and clay initial plates finished so far:

Published by Ms. Bauman

My name is Ms. Bauman, or Ms. B, and I am the visual arts teacher at P.S. 896 School of Creativity and Innovation.

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