Monthly Archives: March 2014

Open-ended Art: Clay Play

I feel like every time I write a blog post about clay I talk about how it’s an incredibly magical medium…because it is! Out of all the different projects I’ve done, materials I present, prompts I give, tools I offer, nothing captures my student’s attention like clay. Tantrums, grumpiness, hunger, distraction all dissipate when a…

Open-Ended Art: Fake Snow

I live in Santa Cruz, CA where we do not get snow. In fact it’s been an incredibly warm and sunny winter so it’s hard to imagine snow. Never-the-less I love celebrating the seasons and bringing our awareness towards nature and it’s cycles through art and sensory play so I thought it would be fun…