The 1/2 classes have used clay this term to create a sea turtle. They rolled a piece of clay into a ball and pressed it down onto a texture plate to create a pattern for the shell of the turtle. Next they rolled three equal coils that made the head, legs and tail of the turtle. They used slip (watered down clay) on a toothbrush to join all the parts together and smoothed them with their finger. They pressed eyes onto the head, shaped the legs and added a mouth. The turtles have been drying in the Art Room, and will be ready to paint next week!