Want to have your students participate in 2019, but don’t know where to begin? Here’s a little help to get you started with the basics of teapot making and even a fun and fast lesson that you can use to invigorate students to practice teapots or for final works to submit for exhibition. Also on this page you will find teapot anatomy and engineering basics as well as an Inspiration Gallery. Ladies and gentlemen, start your teapot making!
In this post, an excerpt from the pages of Pottery Making Illustrated, Yoko Sekino Bove shares her 30-Minute Teapot lesson. The beauty of this lesson plan for teachers is that it can be made in one class period. If you’re not a teacher, it’s a fun little project to experiment with if you’re needing a break from your usual routine.
Anatomy of a Teapot
Variety of Flange Styles
“One of the major advantages of project work is that it makes school more like real life. It’s an in-depth investigation of a real-world topic worthy of children’s attention and effort.”-EDUCATION RESEARCHER SYLVIA CHARD