Polymer Clay Beadmaking Lesson Plan and Video Tutorial

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Go beyond basic beads. Sit back as I demonstrate three types of bead making with polymer clay (sculpey). This three minute video will show students how to achieve three basic styles: blend, cane and spiral beadmaking. These techniques have worked in a high school setting and upper elementary.

This could be a great to have looping in a TAB classroom for students who need help with different styles.


  • 3 minute video tutorial with audio (spoken directions)
  • Professionally formatted at-a-glance lesson plans for your planbook.
  • Printable colorful mini-posters of the art standards that apply
  • Printable colorful mini-poster of objectives written as student-friendly “I can” statements
  • Printable colorful vocabulary list for your word wall or bulletin board
  • Materials list
  • Step by step teacher preparation checklist
  • Evaluation rubric (2 options) for you or your students to assess their work
  • Teacher reflection page for after the lesson, to file away for next time


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