Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Zip Tie Sculptures

This idea is totally Cassie's own doing!  She thought of this all by herself!  While making our Water Wall (last posting), C was fascinated with all the zip ties that I had laid out and she began playing with them.  They are so brightly colored and inviting....I don't blame her! She saw the possibility of threading them together instantly!  C actually called them "her sculptures" and didn't want me to touch them! Fortunately, I had purchased a bunch of them from our local Home Improvement store so I had enough for our Water Wall.  As you can see she came up with a variety of ideas for her sculptural zip ties!

I didn't have any pictures of her working on her sculptures, but here C is proudly holding one of her creations.  She also called them her rockets.

These look like "flag creations".

These appear to be V's.

These are some random sculptures.

I Love when children have their own ideas with no adult motivation.  It really shows that their minds are working creatively! 

Have your children created their own ideas for projects?  Please share.

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  1. OOOO, that looks like a lot of fun. I'm going to save this one for a dark winter day.

  2. These are really great, the colours are very inviting - so wonderful to see Cassies enjoy being creative with them! She's developed her creativity so much this year, it's been a privilige to see.

  3. how fun! looks like you might be able to create some letters and/or numbers too! fun way to use different materials.

    hope to see you stop by the Sunday showcase this week - http://momto2poshlildivas.blogspot.com/2011/08/sunday-showcase-81411-link-up-share.html