I have wanted to explore mold making with my students, particularly since I have all the necessary materials. I found this tutorial to make a mold that you could use to create slab drape style bowls. I am going to give this a try once I get into the classroom!All these links were screened and found acceptable for middle school students, however since most of them go to outside blogs there might be other material on the blogs that is not acceptable. Please notify me if the link is broken or the content is no longer school appropriate.
Tag Archives: Pottery
Before students are able to begin the clay projects we go through a great deal of rules, methods and procedures. Doing clay in your middle school classroom can be a wonderful joy or a logistical and managerial nightmare. To insure … read more
The Tile Assignment is a process in experimenting with glazes. When I was in pottery classes and then again when I was taught how to teach pottery, I was always told, don’t mix the glazes. But then as I read … read more