May 23, 2014

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The Clean-Up Routine That Transforme...

The Clean-Up Routine That Transformed My Art Room

It’s not news that at the end of the year, our routines and expectations...

Aug 28, 2013

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How to Manage Your Crazy Kindergarte...

How to Manage Your Crazy Kindergarteners at the End of Art Class

Clean up in the art room is always chaotic, but during Kindergarten or 1st...

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...

Nov 14, 2012

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A Creative Way to Label Your Tables

A Creative Way to Label Your Tables

Labeling tables is a quick way to add structure to your art room. With table...

May 23, 2012

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The Magic Word for No Hassle Cleanup

The Magic Word for No Hassle Cleanup

There are some classes who take pride in cleaning up the art room and others...

May 2, 2012

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Sink Management 101

Sink Management 101

This post could have been called: . How to Survive an Art Room with Only 2...

Feb 8, 2012

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Mess = Stress?

Mess = Stress?

Even Calder worked in a messy studio.  Mess is ok. It’s a part of...

Jan 17, 2012

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How Do you Glue?

How Do you Glue?

I can’t believe I haven’t dedicated a post to glue yet, so here it...

Aug 29, 2011

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How to Teach Like a Lazy Person

How to Teach Like a Lazy Person

So.. first of all, for those of you who know me well, I am NOT a lazy person-...

Feb 18, 2011

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Get a Quiet Line Every Time!

Get a Quiet Line Every Time!

Clean up and line up can be the toughest parts of a class period for any art...

Dec 8, 2010

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Desk Drawer Featured!

Desk Drawer Featured!

As you know, organization and logistics in the art room are things I consider...

Aug 16, 2010

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“Painted Love”

“Painted Love”

One corner of my classroom that I have not shown you yet is the paint center!...

Aug 2, 2010

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Shelf Life

Shelf Life

Fact. I have short art classes (45 minutes) and a lot of them in a day Fact....

Jul 16, 2010

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Give ‘Em a Squirt

Give ‘Em a Squirt

Do you hate it when the tables get cleaned off but are still so wet, when your...

Jul 9, 2010

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My Brush is in the Bath

My Brush is in the Bath

If you walk into the art room, you might hear this song (to the tune of the...