May 21, 2014

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The Top 10 Art Supplies to Add to Yo...

The Top 10 Art Supplies to Add to Your Order in 2014

Like most art teachers, new art supplies make me happy. I secretly wonder if...

May 19, 2014

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Streamline Your Ordering Process wit...

Streamline Your Ordering Process with These 9 Tips

Ordering art supplies each year is overwhelming. Many orders are due in the...

Mar 5, 2014

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Are You An Art Supply Snob?

Are You An Art Supply Snob?

The first time I heard about Crayola’s “Color Wonder”...

Jan 22, 2014

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The Mounting Putty Your Walls Are BE...

The Mounting Putty Your Walls Are BEGGING For!

Meet your new best friend in the art room! Recently I was asked how I was...

Oct 28, 2013

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Crayola Color Cycle: Green, Easy, Fr...

Crayola Color Cycle: Green, Easy, Free!

We can melt down crayons, recycle scraps into collages, and reconstitute...

Oct 11, 2013

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Whatchamadrawit: A Creative Drawing ...

Whatchamadrawit: A Creative Drawing Game for the Classroom

Are you looking for a versatile teaching tool that is fun, imaginative, and...

Sep 4, 2013

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What “Old School” Materi...

What “Old School” Materials Can’t You Live Without?

The school I have taught in for the last six years underwent a total remodel...

Aug 7, 2013

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Kiss Clothing Stains Goodbye with Ki...

Kiss Clothing Stains Goodbye with KiSS-OFF

Let’s face it, teaching art is a messy job. Some days are messier than...

Aug 6, 2013

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Getting the Art Room You Want With t...

Getting the Art Room You Want With the Budget You Have

Imagine that you get to walk into an empty art room and make it completely...

Aug 2, 2013

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Video: Off the Wall Art Supplies Wor...

Video: Off the Wall Art Supplies Worth Having Around

You may browse through art catalogs when placing your order and feel...

Jul 31, 2013

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The Ideal Tech Set-Up for the Art Ro...

The Ideal Tech Set-Up for the Art Room

One question I get asked quite often is: What is the ideal technology setup...

Jul 24, 2013

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Using Natural Materials to Create an...

Using Natural Materials to Create an Elf House

Have you ever stumbled upon a piece of art that just made you smile? It...

Jun 11, 2013

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Is Outlining in Sharpie Overdone?

Is Outlining in Sharpie Overdone?

Outlining in Sharpie to define shapes before adding color has become a...

May 21, 2013

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Watercolor Pencils: Providing Painti...

Watercolor Pencils: Providing Painting Control in the Art Room

Have your students ever completed a beautiful and intricate drawing...

May 13, 2013

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Two New Products To Include in Your ...

Two New Products To Include in Your Order for Next Year

Whenever I sit down to put in my order for the following school year, I feel...

Feb 15, 2013

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The Case of the Crumbling EraserR...

The Case of the Crumbling Eraser…and other Eraser Chat

Nothing makes my blood boil like peering into the supply basket after a long...

Feb 14, 2013

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What’s Your Number? Labeling Student...

What’s Your Number? Labeling Student Art Supplies

For many secondary art teachers, we have two “first days of school”, one...

Dec 21, 2012

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The 3 Things I Can’t Live Without at...

The 3 Things I Can’t Live Without at my Free Choice Station

Back in October, we had a great discussion about setting up a free choice...

Dec 12, 2012

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The Ultimate Art Holiday Gift Guide

The Ultimate Art Holiday Gift Guide

Whenever the holidays roll around, I always have parents ask me, “What are...

Oct 15, 2012

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Helpful Hints to Score Cheap Classro...

Helpful Hints to Score Cheap Classroom Supplies on Craigslist

Craigslist is an online website where people post items for sale. Items are...

May 30, 2012

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Ask and You Shall Receive!

Ask and You Shall Receive!

As art teachers, our budgets are mainly used towards consumable supplies. When...

May 14, 2012

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5 Ways to Save Your Sharpies

5 Ways to Save Your Sharpies

Middle school students LOVE Sharpie markers.  They like to use them on art...

Mar 24, 2012

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Do Art Teachers Really Hate Glitter?

Do Art Teachers Really Hate Glitter?

Do you use glitter in the art room? I was reflecting on use of glitter, and...

Feb 22, 2012

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It’s a Piece of ‘Tempra&...

It’s a Piece of ‘Tempra’ Cake!

Do you think choosing the correct paint to is easy? I don’t!  I wish...