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How to Make a Heart-Shaped Clay Rattle

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Creating 3-D landscapes in clay is a perfect opportunity to teach students about perspective and scale in art. I make sure that my students understand what the background, middle-ground, foreground and horizon line using photographs or paintings as examples to identify each of these. I have students cut out a large circle or square of clay that is about 3/8ths of an inch thick and about 8-10" across. Fold the shape so that one side is perpendicular to the table. The clay might be a…

Making Egyptian Mummy Time Capsules in clay. You can see more of my clay and painting lessons at