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Lesson Plans

Here at Rovin we are committed to providing support for educators. We hope these lesson plans are helpful and inspiring!

Flower Pot with Wax Resist
Extruded Wind Chime
Pinch Pot Fairy House
Monoprinted Wall Pillows
Cuerda Seca Tile
Pinched Winter Holiday Ornaments
Stenciled Robot Plates
3D Landscape
Puzzle Box


Flower Pot Lesson PlanFlower Pot with Wax Resist
This lesson is great for any age and will help as the complexity of the design can be determined by the student. You can make the pots by hand or purchase pre made terracotta pots from a garden shop.

Tools & Materials
Clay
Cone 05 Glaze
Wax Resist
Paint Brush


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Wind Chime Project Extruded Wind Chime
This lesson combines different hand building techniques to create a musical ceramic wind chime. Design decisions will affect the final sound.

Tools & Materials
Shimpo Hand Extruder
Shimpo Hollow Die Set
RO82 Clay
Hole Cutter

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Pinch Pot Fairy HousePinch Pot Fairy House

Pinch Pot Fairy Houses are a fun way to explore form, texture and color. Make these with a group of students and arrange into a fairy garden or village.

Tools & Materials
RO42 Clay
Rovin Bright Ice Glaze
Scoring Tool
Texture Tools

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Monoprinted Wall PillowMonoprint Wall Pillow

Create a simple form for this art piece in order to apply this interesting surface technique. Once mastered, this technique can be applied to more complex objects.

Tools & Materials
GR Pottery Forms
RO42 Clay
Soft Touch Underglaze
Rubber Rib Tool

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Cuerda SecaCuerda Seca Tile
Cuerda Seca is a design technique characterized by un-glazed black outlines surrounding areas of colored glaze. Students can re-create traditional designs or create their own.


Tools & Materials
Black Wax Resist
Underglaze Applicator
Clay Knife
Variety of Color Glazes

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Pinched Holiday OrnamentPinched Holiday Ornament

This lesson is great for any age and will help students develop hand building skills. Students can be inspired by a favorite winter holiday or a special memory with friends and family.

Tools & Materials
Clay
Pin Tool
Hole Cutter
Glaze

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Robot Plate Lesson PlanStenciled Robot Plates
Using paper cut-outs to transfer designs onto clay is fun and easy. These robot plates allow for experimentation with line, shape and space. This project can easily be adapted to other designs including seasonal ideas.

Tools & Materials
Clay
Pin Tool
Rovin Soft Touch Underglaze
Rovin Bright Ice Glaze BI50 Transparent

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3D Landscape3D Landscape
Students can explore color and texture through the creation of these fun 3D landscapes. Consider how climate or season might influence the look of the landscape.

Tools & Materials
Clay
4" Tile Cutter
Rovin Soft Touch Underglaze
Rovin Bright Ice Glaze BI50 Transparent

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Puzzle Box Lesson PlanPuzzle Box
Students will enjoy using form and texture to create these fun puzzle boxes. This project also offers an opportunity to teach about the difference stages of clay through wet, leather hard and bone dry.
Tools & Materials
Clay
Texture Tools
Pin Tool
Rovin Bright Ice Glaze

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