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Re: RE:[teacherartexchange] table covering for claywork


From: Diane Davis (dianemdavis_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu May 15 2008 - 09:42:43 PDT

 Just curious. How much time do you allow them to clean?

On Thursday, May 15, 2008, at 06:26AM, "Jeannie" <> wrote:
>I tried canvas squares and they did get moldy. I just don't have the
>room to lay them out to dry. I have kids work right on the formica.
>They have a square of paper for the artwork itself, set lump clay
>directly on the formica, roll out coils, etc. I ask them to "snowplow"
>the bits of clay onto piles away from the edge. I am fierce about
>health issues and they are good about having no clay debris fall on the
>floor. Then we wipe down the tables with sponges. I have enough small
>sponges that everyone can have a sponge at cleanup time. There are no
>footprints on the carpet outside my room. My tables always look great.
>Jeannie in PA, k - 5
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