Clay Math:Making & Naming Shapes & Forms K-2
A Hunk Of Clay
Sham Wow Towels
Shapes Printable
3D Forms Printable
A Hunk Of Clay
Sham Wow Towels
Shapes Printable
3D Forms Printable
Needle Tool Or Wooden Stylus
Start by practicing rolling a coil.Start by practicing rolling a coil.
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Divide the coil into equal pieces with a tool.Divide the coil into equal pieces with a tool.
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Take 1 piece at a time to practice making shapes. Try to make them look like the printable!Take 1 piece at a time to practice making shapes. Try to make them look like the printable!
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If the clay gets stiff or dry, spray it with water and let it take a rest. Come back to it again.
Next practice making 3D forms. Start with a sphere. Take care to make it look like a good one!Next practice making 3D forms. Start with a sphere. Take care to make it look like a good one!
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After practicing spheres, try changing a sphere to a cone. Take care to make it look really good!After practicing spheres, try changing a sphere to a cone. Take care to make it look really good!
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Try making a sphere into a cylinder form.Try making a sphere into a cylinder form.
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Try making a sphere into a cube form. Or practice making a cuboid form! Can you name them correctly?Try making a sphere into a cube form. Or practice making a cuboid form! Can you name them correctly?
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This one is a challenge! Try changing a cube into a square based pyramid!Take care to form it well.This one is a challenge! Try changing a cube into a square based pyramid!Take care to form it well.
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Practice creating different forms and name them correctly. Try to make them look “math”perfect.
Have fun! It’s okay to make mistakes! The more you practice the better you get!