Clay in the Primary School

Clay in the Primary School

by Peter Clough
     
 

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Working with clay provides young children with a wide range ofexperiences - tactile, creative, educational and pleasurable. Theresponsibility for ensuring that children get the most out of theirwork rests with the teacher. However, the teacher does not always havethe necessary knowledge or experience to use clay to advantage. In thisbook, Peter Clough discusses the

Overview

Working with clay provides young children with a wide range ofexperiences - tactile, creative, educational and pleasurable. Theresponsibility for ensuring that children get the most out of theirwork rests with the teacher. However, the teacher does not always havethe necessary knowledge or experience to use clay to advantage. In thisbook, Peter Clough discusses the basics necessary for successfullyworking with clay in scholl. He covers the types of clays, storage,building techniques and firing - with and without a kiln. He alsopoints out how the use the clay can be related to various curriculumtopics. To show what can be achieved, the book is illustrated withexamples of the work of primary school children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780713688191
Publisher:
A&C Black Publishers, Ltd.
Publication date:
11/15/2007
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Peter Clough is a Senior Lecturer at the College of Ripon and York StJohn, a teachers' college which is part of Leeds University. He oftenworks in primary schools and he frequently conducts INSET training daysfor primary school teachers.

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