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Funny-Faced pinch pots!

2nd Graders learned how to make pinch pots out of clay! They began by forming a ball of clay, and pressing their thumb into the center of it. They pinched the clay until it became the shape of a cup… then the real fun began. They learned about the most important rule in ceramics for attaching one piece to another: slipping and scoring. They used this technique to create funny faces on their pinch pots. They also added funny looking ears, horns and hair and finished by glazing their work in bright colors. Here are their results!

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