I teach in a Title I school in South Carolina. My students are creative, innovative thinkers who are always looking for new experiences and ways to learn. My students are in grades kindergarten through fifth grade with a variety of abilities and special needs. Our poverty level for free and reduced-price lunch is above 90%. We have a huge Hispanic population, at almost 50%. Many of our students are bilingual, some just beginning to learn English, as they've recently moved to the country. My students love hands-on experiences and using a variety of materials and resources in the art room.
My kinder and adaptive artists will be making sweet lollipop sculptures using these resources. We will read the book Oliver's Lollipop. They will learn basic handbuilding techniques to create their art. They will use the scented markers to add color and to also make their sculptures smell sweet.
Making sculptures out of clay is so much fun!
With any extra clay, my older students will be able to construct mini cupcakes or slices of pie to add to the sweet sculptures. My students will love this project and we can not wait to get started!
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