It’s worth reading the whole article by Zornitsa or Tochitza, as even I have started to call her ­čÖé …and I bet you’d want to try this craft…

And here’s an activity you can try at home to see just how much craftsmanship and labour these mosaics required. We don’t have any marble squares – tessarae, as they were called, but we do have air-drying clay and acrylic paints. I suggested a more child-like subject – a bird, a fish, etc., – but my daughter chose this geometric design. It is, in fact, based on a mosaic found at the Western gate of Ancient Serdica…┬á read the full article

modelling for kids