Shari, I just finished presenting my Ceramics I class with a cookie jar
project in which they must use all three methods you mentioned in
combination to create a jar big enough to hold at least a dozen cookies.
Really got them enthused, some ideas they came up with after looking
Ceramics Monthly magazines........car battery, bowling ball w/hand, care
bear, big split heart(2 piece), duck, elephant, monkey.......you name
How about having them interpret dimensionally one of there favorite CD's
books, or movies. We did this in ceramics, and the results were pretty