"I can only create a balanced sculpture if I am balanced.”
Here is a great article on Edutopia - "Rock On! How I Taught Focus to a Class That Wouldn't Sit Still" by Natalie Catlett, a Practicing Artist & Art Teacher.
When she inherited a very energetic first grade class, she wanted them to understand the importance of balance. She used rock sculptures to teach this concept. Read this fabulous article about the artistic, calming and collaborative aspects of working and teaching with rocks.