Skinny Sculptures

Smith, Robin
April 2005
Scholastic Parent & Child;Apr/May2005, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p87
The article presents information for parents on how to teach their child to make human figure from bendable wire and clay. The required materials are bendable floral wire (or pipe cleaners for younger children) and clay. The parents can share pictures and books about sculpture with their child. They can show their child how to bend the wire in half. Twist wire to make the neck and then bend and twist to make the arms. Bend and loop wire to make legs. Roll clay into small balls to make hands and feet and then press them into the wire.


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