Thursday, April 26, 2012

Kindergarten Clay Beads

Kindergarten students can name all the 3d forms, cylinder, sphere, cube, etc.  They made beads out of clay and created colorful functional necklaces.

2nd grade Weaving

2nd graders discussed  weaving and looked at traditional Navajo weavings.  Students created a paper plate loom and bent the warp sections up to create a bowl.  Students are completing the final touches by adding paint to the inside to complete their patterns.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

1st grade African Necklaces

1st graders learned about the Maasai people from Kenya, Africa...known for their large beaded necklaces. 
Students compared the African Necklaces to jewelry we see and use in our culture.  Students created patterned paper plate necklaces