Exploring clay

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SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESLearning to use clay is always a fun and enjoyable project for the kindergarten and first grade students.

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This is a great project to build students’ motor control as they learn to use their hands as an artistic tool.

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Students learn many new techniques as well as build upon skills they will use all year in art class.

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Students learned how to divide their clay into even parts as they created coils for building other clay objects.

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Learning to create a sphere is also a difficult task since it requires the students to use their hands in new ways they may not be accustomed to doing.

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Students also explored braiding their clay coils together.

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These new skills will be revisited during the school year for students to increase their skill, knowledge and technique in this media of clay.

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It is also a fun project that everyone loves at the beginning of the year!

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