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Started by Kristine Blocker in Lessons 16 hours ago.

Ideas for random supplies 10 Replies

I recently was "gifted" tons of random stuff...anyone have any ideas of how I could use these items? Or should I quietly pitch them. I teach Pk-6 in an urban district.50 lbs of Seashells, all types.Wine Bottle CorksLong Skinny Dowel Rods that are…Continue

Started by Kiara in Lessons. Last reply by nora goeler on Thursday.

How much to order? 1 Reply

I'm looking at doing a clay project. This will be my first time ordering clay for my students. I'm looking at making small pinched or coil pots, maybe 5 inches. I have 136 students total and I have no idea how much clay to order. Does anyone have a…Continue

Started by Amber Click in General. Last reply by Sheila Jameson on Wednesday.

First time teacher, low supplies... what to do?

I'm a first year teacher, as the title states. I took my position after the previous teacher left unexpectedly after he had ordered what he wanted supply wise. I have dealt with having little to no supplies that I'm used to all year. I'm not sure…Continue

Tags: save, HELP, cheap, supplies, paint

Started by Kylee R Holland in General on Wednesday.

Help! Keeping Paint Wet From Class to Class 7 Replies

Hello!I have decided that I could save much money, time, and student frustration if students could keep their acrylic palettes from class to class. They would not need to mix new paint every time a new class starts, we would waste WAY less paint,…Continue

Tags: up, palettes, clean, storage, paint

Started by Shannon Roy in Classroom Organization. Last reply by Beth Harris on Monday.

Figure drawing/painting for HS students 5 Replies

I teach at a Career and Technical school in NJ where 85% of my students attend art school or go on to major in art. Developing their portfolio in my classroom is very important. I was wondering if any other high school art teachers out there allow…Continue

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