Sunday, November 21, 2010

Sweet Thing's ornaments

Hi All,

A few weeks ago I was matched with a 10 year old girl through a volunteer organization. Due to privacy issues I'm not allowed to use her name or provide any details other than very generic information. She definitely has a sweet tooth so I've nicknamed her Sweet Thing. She's bubbly, enthusiastic, and giggly. I'm looking forward to having her be a part of my life for the next while, however long that may be.

Yesterday she came over to play with clay. I had some suggestions on what we could do and these were her first attempts at clay. She started with the snowflake and quickly got the hang of the pasta maker and running clay with texture sheets through it. The one big challenge is keeping her super long hair away from everything. It almost ended up in the pasta machine, in the clay, in the ink...

The star is for her father and the snowflake is for her mother. Pretty amazing for a first attempt in clay, eh?




Lea White said...

That is beautiful. Maybe tie her hair in a bun and put a shower cap on?

Lea White (formerly

surfingcat said...

Great for a first attempt at clay but then I guess that's what happens when you are taught by a master!

2 Good Claymates said...

Those are beautiful Sandy! She did an excellent job! (and I'm sure with your help and guidance!) Our 2 grandsons love to play with the clay whenever they come to visit.

Louise said...

You were a good teacher Sandy and she has talent a great combination.