I have black science tables in my room. I wasn't sure I would like
them, but I really do. They are quite narrow and I have two budded up
together, but I am able to pull them apart for certain projects. They
are easy to clean and paper and materials stand out when contrasted on
the black surface.
My chairs drive me crazy with the constant scraping across the linoleum.
I put little pads on the legs, but they have gradually been falling off
since I put them on. I think I would try stools if I had the chance to
Art Teacher/ Beginning Teacher Mentor
Whitmore Charter School of the Arts and Technology
3435 Don Pedro Road
Ceres, CA 95307
From: Woody Duncan [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Monday, August 04, 2008 11:19 AM
To: TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group
Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] art room furniture
Stools of course - they give you much more flexibility and take up
Stools can be slid completely under the tables so they are out of the
when not in use.
On Aug 4, 2008, at 10:55 AM, Holmgren wrote:
> I have been given the opportunity to order new tables for my art
> room. I teach K-2nd grade kids, and my room is quite small--a
> regular classroom that was converted to an art room years ago. I
> have been functioning with six 36" x 72" tables--that have
> functioned quite well in the space--I use 5 tables for students and
> use the sixth table to set out supplies for the various projects.
> My tables are pretty high for the kdgn. kids, so I am thinking of
> adjustable height tables, but am going to stay with the same
> dimensions. I am considering asking for stools to replace the
> ancient chairs that I now have. What do others of you have in your
> rooms? Do you prefer stools to chairs?
> Mary H.
Woody, Retired in Albuquerque