Project-based Homeschooling: Pottery Class Update

I've written extensively about my eight-year-old's interest in working with clay and his pottery classes. I thought I would update you with some of his latest work from his pottery class this past fall. It was an eight-week class that was extended for an additional three weeks. He had a different instructor this time, which … Continue reading Project-based Homeschooling: Pottery Class Update

Project-based Homeschooling: Long-term Clay Interest

I've already written a detailed column about my seven-year-old's recent participation in pottery classes and his growing interest there, but I wanted to create a post that showcases some of his work with clay over the long-term and how it has slowly culminated to the point where I knew he would love those clay classes! He's … Continue reading Project-based Homeschooling: Long-term Clay Interest

Project-based Homeschooling: My seven-year-old and his pottery

Note: This column was published in the Barrow Journal on June 18, 2014. My seven-year-old loves to build things. Mostly, he uses cardboard because we don’t have access to many other materials, but he also loves using clay. For the past three years, I’ve kept air-dry modeling clay on hand because it’s cheap and the … Continue reading Project-based Homeschooling: My seven-year-old and his pottery