3-8 graders have been cooperating to create “community coil pots”. Students understand that all work that he or she does on these pots one hour may be manipulated, scraped and changed by the next artist who chooses it. We have been having problems with slipping and scoring. This is an essential part of connecting two…
We are building a strong team of Compost Kids. Today, the 3rd graders are adding carbon to the pile with shredded paper and pencil shavings. Next, we dumped the clay water from art class that we use to rinse the terracotta clay off with. We will continue to layer the carbon sources and nitrogen sources…
Watch the skill of this potter who currently works in mexico. Pay close attention to the recycling method, we will be doing that next week.
The 7th graders are creating flip books to tell a story in 100 pages. Check out these sights for how to make one on your own.
7th graders are studying trees in detail around our school yard. We will take these sketches to create stop and go animation projects. What stories will we create and tell?
Students in 3-8 are practicing with modeling clay to create sculptures. Clay takes a lot of practice to master. We will be studying masters in the history of clay as we move on to using terracotta clay to make our soup bowls for our fundraiser.
COMPOST KIDS get ready to compost in the lunch room. We are painting the buckets. The duty of REMS compost kids is to dump the buckets when they get 3/4 full. Next they need to rebag the bucket to prepare for its next use.
Compost Kids worked together to build a compost pile with bales of hay. The pile has sticks on the bottom layer. The next step is to begin the composting in the lunch room next week. Way to go kids!
Sixth Graders are weaving the wrist wraps in art class. Choose your loom and yarn. Create your weft, weave your warp and add a rya.