I worked with a guest artist who introduced this project during a family day program at the
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston to go alongside an amazing show of work by Tara Donovan.
Tara Donovan is a contemporary artist who creates beautiful, engulfing installations out of everyday materials like paper plates, styrofoam cups, mylar, pins, and others. We created a tin foil circle installation in the museum's art lab. I then did the project with two classes of fourth graders after showing them a slide show of Tara's work. Each students was given strips of heavy-duty aluminum foil 1.5-3" wide. They folded them and curved them into circular bubble shapes and attached them together. We then went out in the hallway and pinned them up, each student taking a turn to attach their foil bubble shapes.
** I also found this toilet paper roll wall installation on Design Sponge!