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RE: crayola markers not working


From: Kimberly Herbert (kimberly_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Mar 19 2001 - 12:29:09 PST

We store all our markers cap down and the Crayola Markers last many months.
Are you sure they are getting the caps snapped on tight?

Kimberly Herbert (
CAM Administrator
San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts/Children's Art Museum

-----Original Message-----
From: liz []
Sent: Monday, March 19, 2001 2:06 PM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: crayola markers not working

Hi Everyone,

     I know this issue has been discussed before but I missed some of the
strands. My problem is that I recently ordered some Crayola markers and
it seems they are already running out of ink. I'm wondering if the fact
that I have them stored, caps down, in a marker stand that could be the

     I stored the same brand of markers in similar stands before and I
can't recall losing them so quickly. I ran into this problem earlier but
I attributed it to the markers possibly being old. These markers are only
approximately a month old.

     Does anyone have any ideas?