A great activity to welcome SPRING! The inspiration for this lesson comes from a book by Joseph Bruchac: The First Strawberries. This is a Cherokee story that teaches us the importance of forgiveness. Students will create a Strawberry relief sculpture combined with painting techniques. Included are: comprehension questions for the story (book not included), step by step procedures to create a strawberry plant with clay, discussion questions to inspire painting, a student reflection, links to strawberry coloring sheets to print. and an art standard checklist.. Students will love the simple technique and method they can use to create the unique textures of the strawberry! The Perfect activity for SPRING!