Clay Monsters

Project Title: Clay Monsters

Description: Use caricature book to sketch out monster then sculpt it using plasticine.

Author: Francesca

Grade level or Target Age Range: preschool to middle school

Historical Art Examples or References: Book of caricature monsters

Vocabulary: Design

Materials: Book on caricatures, pencil, paper, glue, plasticine

Anticipatory Set: Discussion on what kind of monsters they designed.


  1. Design a monster using the book on paper
  2. Use clay to sculpt the design
  3. Cover the clay in glue so that it hardens

Discussion: Life applications; how the lesson might apply to non-art related experiences or other types of knowledge.

  1. What kind of monster did I make?