Parent Plaque

Grade(s): 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12

Location: Visual Art Studios at St. Albert Place (Art Gallery of St. Albert)

Program Delivery: In Person, In School, and Virtual

This delightful plaque depicts students along with their parents! Students learn how to successfully plan out a low relief sculpture of themselves and their parents on one large clay slab.



  • Social: Introduction to culture and heritage of individuals, groups, and communities
  • Art: Creativity and its relationship to computational thinking


Student Outcomes

  • Experiment with drawing, impressing, rolling, and coiling clay in order to create an accurate depiction of themselves 
  • Learn what clay is and where it comes from; why it is bisque fired in a kiln; how to use clay and clay tools safely in a professional studio
  • Explore how texture can be used to create a visual effect
  • Create art for enjoyment  


Suggested Pairings

I Belong - Musée Héritage Museum