Inflatable Sculptures

A super idea for using plastic shopping bags and sellotape to make sculptures which spring to life as they inflate when you attach them to a fan. You might use different coloured bags and draw on them with sharpies and experiment with fan speeds.

Here are some entertaining videos of inflatable sculptures on a larger scale by the artist Joshua Harris:

Find detailed instructions for an inflatable sculpture project on Amy Schleser’s blog.
together with some inspiring examples, lesson plans and assessment ideas.