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At Home DIA: Make a Cylinder Seal

Week around-the-world, engineering-2022 Lesson 2 Art 1st Grade2nd Grade3rd GradeKindergarten Aired Week of 6/14/2021
At Home DIA: Make a Cylinder Seal

Cylinder seals are tiny stone artifacts that were first created in the 4th millennium B.C.E., in tandem with the advent of writing. Traditionally the size of large beads, they were made of stone along with faience, shell, or bone.

Using items in your home — watch to learn how to make your very own cylinder seal!

Materials needed:
– Thick crayon
– Rolling pin
– Toothpick
– Modeling dough or clay (like Play-Doh)
– Paper
– Flat, hard surface