Aztecs considered gold the sweat of the gods. Second graders created these Aztec suns from slabs of clay. Scraps were used to form the facial features. Metallic gold tempera gave the suns their brilliant sheen.
Haunted House Stencils Grade 3
Mexican Coco Suns
[…] Aztec Suns […]
[…] This was my first clay project of the year and they turned out great! These 5th graders did a great job rolling the clay and building their suns. They learned the clay term “scoring” when attaching the facial features and experienced using several clay tools. This project was inspired by these suns. […]
I would love to see your suns!
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