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Tentacles! February 4, 2014

Filed under: projects — alaplante @ 4:50 pm

The JK class is wrapping up a big fish unit with jellyfish sculptures.  Inspired by the mobiles and wire sculptures of Alexander Calder, students began by bending soft wire into a jellyfish shape.  They strung beads and found objects onto pipe cleaners for tentacles, as well as patterns of tissue paper.  Tomorrow, they’ll create straight, wavy, zig zag, and curly lines in wire to add to the mobile.

The soon-to-be-finished group of jellies:




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