Monday, 15 August 2011

Earth Sculpture

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Another day of elements, this time, Earth Sculpture ... With my 6-9 year olds, I felt they had used clay plenty of times so was out to try something new. Thus, the messiest day (well, another messy day) in Orleans House history, as we explored ways of using kinds of earth to make sculpture. Compost, the original earth, secretly embedded with seeds that, fingers crossed, will spring into giant bean stalks. And sand, the one material that every child already sculpts every summer, without an atom of encouragement ...
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