Hi Jan, I did clay dragons earlier this year with third. One thing
nice is, it takes one class period, they learn what a coil is, and
almost all made it through firing.
My thirds are pretty good, considering there are thirty in each class.
I may have a pic at school i can send you.
"Hillmer, Jan" wrote:
> My 3rd grade group is a very young, spontaneous, and
> unselfdisciplined (for 3rd grade) bunch of kids. Because of their
> behaviour I'm not interested in doing clay with them. However, my
> instincts say that larger and more physical types of art such as clay
> would be more engaging. Does anyone have some non clay project
> suggestions for this group? THe only thing I can think of is to have
> them recreate giant sculptures with their bodies (teacher as
> photographer and crowd control).thanks so much - I love this