They wanted to have a plant in it that was easy to take care of, so they decided to use cactus plants.
The students were given green-ware pottery planters in the shape of clowns which they painted with glaze.
The clown planters were professionally fired at a
class outing so they could see the process.
It was great fun!
They planted cactus seeds in the finished planters
and they grew nicely, but unfortunately, the children were not allowed to take them home.
The cactus plants were removed and small ivy
replaced them and the children were then allowed to take them home instead.
The teacher said cactus seemed like a good idea
at the time!