I love working with clay.  I love the feel of it, as it squishes between your fingers or under your hands.  I enjoy its forgiveness.  If I screw something up, I just start over.  If it gets hard, I add water.  If it is too soft, I let it dry out.  Because it is so fun to use, I enjoy trying new things with it and my students have really come a long way in the three years I’ve worked with them and clay.

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Second grade loves buildings.  It may be because these students have the unique opportunity to travel to major cities and see famous monuments all over the world on a regular basis.  Life at an international school.  Discussions went from Burj Khalifa to Eiffel Tower to the Hagia Sophia, and then back again.  Pretty entertaining for a girl who never left North America until she was 35.

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Get on board with whole school art projects!  They beautify and bring our community together.

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