Cassie Stephens: Clay Mugs for Kids!


Hello, pals! My students are wrapping up a single of the clay tasks they produced and I assumed I might share. Very last calendar year, my first by way of fourth developed clay mugs and it was effortlessly everyone’s favored clay challenge. When I shared that we have been doing work with clay yet again, a couple of weeks back, their initially dilemma was “are we producing mugs once more?!” I experienced by now planned on it…so they had been excited to listen to the answer. As soon as mugs are finish, we celebrate by ingesting scorching chocolate out of them…so it is a full lot of pleasurable. 

This yr, I designed a online video to share with them. Since I have 30 minute art lessons, I only confirmed the pinch pot part and a little bit of coil earning for the 1st course. The 2nd course, we did a transient coil building reminder and then watched the portion about making a cope with. The online video served them difficulty shoot and get their mugs finished in just two 30 moment courses!

This week, we started glazing! They were informed they could use any two colors of glaze, just one for the within and 1 for the outdoors. They were to do at the very least a few coats of their selected shades and not to glaze the bottom. At the time total, they could sign up for me at the splatter glaze station! at?v=RtXT2gsQepA

When my college students ended up completed glazing, they could aid a friend or perform on the huge banners I developed to announce our upcoming art exhibit! 

We used Prang’s Creative imagination Avenue Tempera Sticks to color these with.

The glaze we applied are from two businesses and I like them both: Mayco’s Stroke and Coat and Amaco’s Teacher’s Palette. Both of those are meals safe and fireplace to cone 06.

When introducing clay to your pupils, you may locate this video fun to share:


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