Clay Artist, Tim Ryan, was at Batesville Primary School on November 9th. He created clay turkey sculptures with each kindergarten student just in time for Thanksgiving. The students thoroughly enjoyed getting their hands in the clay and learning the basic hand-building skills. BPS thanks BAAC for providing this valuable opportunity for our students.
Robin McBride Scott from Arts for Learning, worked with 5th graders on "Gifts From the Earth: Native American Effigy Pottery" during art class with Miss Olivia Harms on November 5th and 6th. Each 5th grader created a piece of North American Mississippi-style pottery called an effigy vessel (an object with the form of a human or animal on it). Students learned about the history and culture of the Mississippi Native Peoples and the clay techniques they used. This activity compl