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Re: [teacherartexchange] Free Materials For Art

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Date: Mon Jul 18 2005 - 21:15:29 PDT


Another good source of somewhat cheap art "treasures" for the
classroom....garage sales! I picked up alot of cheapies (an old tricycle;
vases; statues, etc...) last summer...You know the saying,..."One man's
trash is another man's treasure!"
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From: "M. Austin" <whest177@wheatstate.com>
To: "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group"
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Sent: Thursday, July 07, 2005 8:09 AM
Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] Free Materials For Art

> When I was growing up we used to love going to the "dump", but
> unfortunately, there are now BIG fines for scavenging while you are there.
I
> have snagged stuff occasionally, but only if I REALLY want it, and then it
> feels like shoplifting! I have always wished they would at least designate
> one day a month for scavenging - what a waste!
> ~Michal
> K-12 Kansas Art Teacher
> http://www.geocities.com/theartkids
>
> > Junk Yards - These are like Heaven for the serious artist. There's
often
> > so much to see and do that you just have to make a day of it. I like
> > taking the grandkids and bringing along a picnic lunch so we can just
> > spend hours searching the grounds for wonderful items. I would highly
> > recommend bringing along a whooping stick (an old car antanee works
> > wonders) for rats and snakes. You might also consider planning a school
> > field trip to a landfill so students can get a hands on lesson in
> > recycling.
>
>
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