|This is the picture I found on Pinterest. I am not sure who originally made it, but if it is you, THANK YOU!!|
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
1st grade Pinch Pots
My kiln was out of order most of the year, but now that it is up and firing, I decided to squeeze in one lesson on clay with first grade! I decided to teach 1st grade about pinch pots since they didn't work with clay as kindergartners. I showed them a great poster that I pinned on pinterest that shows the steps of making a pinch pot. Then, I demonstrated the technique of making a pinch pot. Finally, I sent them to their tables and passed out balls of class. We went step by step together. Once the pots were formed, I went around and wrote their initials on the bottom of the pots. Then, I passed out old marker caps and clay tools and let them make designs on the outside and inside of their pots.