Wednesday May 11, 2022
3 Dimensional Paper Sculpture
Now that the guardians are all but completed, KW can turn to new materials and ideas. One idea children expressed interest in is 3D paper sculptures. Today we introduced or reintroduced some techniques for making our work stand on the page. The children were very interested in see how their work balanced, moved, held weight and contorted as the added new paper. While we worked on our sculptures, the children worked on their fine motor skills, problem solving and began to think about structural integrity.
"You can't make it flat. It can stand up or bend over." - Jade
I want to do this again and again and again! - Frances
Remy: Look at this! Look how strong it is.
"I want to do this everyday." - Lily
Our Work so Far:
Children began work on name tags that will be used for their KW portfolio bags. Some children used new ink markers and some children collaged the letters. Some children incorporated both experiences for a layered approach. As they worked, children reflected on using the ink markers:
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