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Re: 5th grade slab container

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Teresa (tmcnorf)
Sun, 26 Sep 1999 19:20:25 -0400

we make covered jars around an empty toilet tissue roll. three slabs, one long rectangle, two circles. wrap the clay around the
tube (cover it with news paper so you can get to out later and to make it a little thicker) and slip at the "seam". cover the open
top and bottom with the circles slabs. when leather hard cut in two with an x-acto. remove the tube. and... its a covered jar.
put an animal head on the top and it can be a canpoic jar if you need to store guts!!!

-----Original Message-----
From: Diane Balsley <dbalsley>
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Date: Saturday, September 25, 1999 8:36 PM
Subject: 5th grade slab container

>My curriculum has listed that the clay experience for 5th grade is a slab
>container. I've made boxes, but some kids have a hard time with the slipping
>of the sides. Cups and pencil holders seem dull. Are there any good ideas
>for this project that you have done? Perhaps I should scrap the idea
>altogether and do something completely different with clay.
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