Jul 15, 2014

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The Clay Storage Solution You’...

The Clay Storage Solution You’ve Been Waiting For

Do you dread your clay units because of the hassle involved? Maybe the mere...

Jun 4, 2014

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The Only Online Clay Resource You...

The Only Online Clay Resource You’ll Ever Need!

One of my very favorite clay resource websites is run by art educator, John...

May 15, 2014

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Whimsical Coil Pots: Free Lesson Pla...

Whimsical Coil Pots: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: 3-5 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Form Art Skills: Basic Clay...

Jan 23, 2014

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Grant Wood Ceramic Landscapes: Free ...

Grant Wood Ceramic Landscapes: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: Middle School Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Form Art...

Oct 30, 2013

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Clay Mug: Free Lesson Plan Download

Clay Mug: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: Middle School Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Form, Texture,...

Sep 6, 2013

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Texture Pumpkins: Free Lesson Plan D...

Texture Pumpkins: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: K-2 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Texture Art Skills: Clay...

Jul 4, 2013

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Clay Cartouche Lesson Plan Download

Clay Cartouche Lesson Plan Download

Grade Level: 3-5 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Line, Space,...

Jun 21, 2013

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Ceramic Slab Box: Free Lesson Plan D...

Ceramic Slab Box: Free Lesson Plan Download

Grade Level: 6-8 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Form, Texture,...

Jan 25, 2013

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Making Glazing Work for A Large Grou...

Making Glazing Work for A Large Group

I’m just going to say it… glazing can be a pain in the butt. I can’t...

Jan 24, 2013

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The Clay Conundrum: How to Teach Hun...

The Clay Conundrum: How to Teach Hundreds of Students While Staying Organized

In the past, we have talked a lot about clay on AOE. From designing a clay...

Jan 23, 2013

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A Recipe to Make Practice Clay and O...

A Recipe to Make Practice Clay and Other DIY Clay Options

In “Teaching Clay Without a Kiln: An Art Teacher’s Resource”...

Jan 21, 2013

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Teaching Clay Without a Kiln: An Art...

Teaching Clay Without a Kiln: An Art Teacher’s Resource

What some art teachers would consider a necessity and staple in their art...

Dec 27, 2012

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How to Create a Collaborative Mosaic

How to Create a Collaborative Mosaic

Like many schools, walls at my school are white and bare. As the art teacher,...

Nov 29, 2012

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Why Alphabet Pasta ROCKS! (And a Fun...

Why Alphabet Pasta ROCKS! (And a Fun Giveaway!)

{This Giveaway is closed for entries. The winner (chosen by Random.org) was...

Jul 9, 2012

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Stay Organized by Making Sample Glaz...

Stay Organized by Making Sample Glaze Tiles

Art teachers are always looking for the next best way to sort our assortment...

May 24, 2012

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Accept the Clay Challenge

Accept the Clay Challenge

I must admit, a flaw of mine is waiting until the last couple weeks of the...

Mar 13, 2012

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Chinese Teacup: Free Lesson Plan Dow...

Chinese Teacup: Free Lesson Plan Download

Level: K-2 Art Education Lesson Plan Art Elements: Form, Line Art Skills:...

Mar 19, 2011

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Clay Doctor

Clay Doctor

Do you ever feel like you are the “Clay Doctor?”… No...

Feb 9, 2011

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Lesson: Pop Art Food Sculptures

It may be considered a crime to have this much fun at school- For both the...

Feb 7, 2011

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What Would You Do… With a Pinc...

What Would You Do… With a Pinch Pot?

Where you singing the Klondike Bar song? I was!  In Kindergarten my students...

Feb 3, 2011

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Lesson: Wayne Thiebaud Clay Cupcakes

Lesson: Wayne Thiebaud Clay Cupcakes

Food. We all love it. We all need it. We all connect to it. It brings us...

Feb 2, 2011

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The Pot That Juan Built

The Pot That Juan Built

In 2nd grade, students are learning about coil, slip and score in the clay...

Feb 1, 2011

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Clay Curriculum

Clay Curriculum

The following are the Power Standards that I follow during the month of...