Category Archives: Student Work

Toy Shop Day

As a culminating event for the toy production unit we had a toy shop day with students peer reviewing in “Amazon Review” style. The day before I collected all the finished toys. Only about 60% of the kids are done … Continue reading

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Packaging for the Toys

Part of the Toy Production unit was making packages that would “sell” the toy. To prepare for this, I bought some toys in the type of packages I wanted my students to mimic. We spent a period examining the¬†toys, listing … Continue reading

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Toy Production Unit

My middle school Students have recently explored a variety of sculpture and clay techniques and materials, so now it is time to put those skills to the test. Based on a project from Apex Art that I pinned years ago … Continue reading

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Sculpt Around The Room Game

The next in my series of “around the room” games is sculpture. The goal is to expose my students to a vast array of sculpture related vocabulary, materials and techniques in the shortest amount of time. I created 5 different … Continue reading

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Theme Better World

One of the choice projects I do every year is the PTA Reflections contest theme. They are usually good for themes because they are more abstract. One of our state standards is communicating ideas visually, so the theme always fits … Continue reading

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