Project Description

***Fully booked for the 2018-19 school year – please let us know if you would like to request Rachell for the 2019-20 school year!***

Program Description
Learn about the incredibly diverse material of glass in all its forms and stages. Fuse pieces of glass together to create a permanent bond and understand its relationship with temperature and ‘stress’. Walk away with pieces to take home such as a magnet, necklace and/or small dish.

Final Product
A small fused glass piece made from clear, colored and accessory glass that can be taken home or kept in the classroom.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will learn about the basic disciplines of glass and see examples of objects they may see in their life that come from glasswork.
  • Students will learn how to work within size and material limitations, practicing decision skills and maintaining boundaries while creating their small works.
  • Students will learn how to work with glass and share tools/supplies with their classmates in a safe and supportive way.
  • Students will gain public speaking confidence when sharing their end piece with the class.
  • Students will learn the science behind glass as a material and how temperature effects the level of fusing in the glass.

Suggested Grades

  • Best suited for for 3rd through 12th grades.
  • Can be modified for Kindergarten through 2nd grades.

Pricing Breakdown

  • 4 visits at 45 minutes each