See that purple one over on the far right with no lid? That's AFTER I had students check them. Grrrrrrr!
Both fourth and fifth grades have been using them for projects. Fifth's Underground Railroad Shrinky-Dink necklaces, and fourth's Mexican tinwork frames.
I've had some difficulties with the Underground Railroad Quilt Necklaces this year: the first class I did, the sweetest, nicest kid in the class' got ruined/stuck to the cardboard. Ditto the next day. TODAY, I started a small fire. In the project kitchen oven. Like, flames and everything, and I had no idea what to do. Another teacher grabbed salt and threw it on (until we ran out). This was all that was left of that student's work:
And, OH BOY, what a smell! The cardboard was also burning and ash was floating in the air, causing a para to walk in and say "why are there gnats in here????"
When I returned (the non-melted) quilt necklaces to the rest of the class, I had to confess to the student who's work was ruined, and guess what??? Yep, one of the nicest students in the whole fifth grade. I am so ready for this long weekend, I need a break from
When I've recovered I'll come back and blog about my wonderful kindergarten and adaptive student work from this week. Enjoy your day, art teacher friends!