Crayola's Water Soluble Oil Pastels (Portfolio Brand) will wash out
off of tables, etc. They are reasonably price too. They have
strong colors but are soft and that might be a problem for
young hands. My middle school students loved them.
On Feb 16, 2007, at 6:53 PM, Carokarn@aol.com wrote:
> Do any of you have any suggestions about a fixative for oil
> pastels, or
> some way to keep them from getting all over the kids' books and
> clothes when they
> take them home? I teach elementary and I just did a lesson with
> oil pastels!
> I sprayed one batch with Krylon clear glaze, which seems to be
> working. I
> had ordered a coating medium from Sax, but decided that to have the
> kids paint
> it on and let it dry would use up too much of my class time. I
> haven't used
> oil pastels much but love the colors and got some nice results from
> my students.
> Carol Karn
> Clio, SC
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