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Re: Quicker Clean-Up Procedure

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From: Woody Duncan (wduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Nov 30 2001 - 06:40:46 PST


I use paper plates for palettes (acrylic paint) when finished they
go into the trash. I keep a large plastic ice cream (5 qt) tub full of
water at the sink to put brushes in and assign one or two people to
wash them. We have 43 minute classes.
                                                Woody in KC
Jodi Ascunce wrote:
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> Hello all-
> I am a first year teacher, so I am always trying new ways to make clean-up
> quicker and easier. But so far, I have yet to find an efficient procedure
> for my project involving second graders and large scale tempera paintings.
> We have six tables of four, 24 kids, and one sink. And we've had to save
> 15 minutes for clean up at the end of each class. Does anyone have a
> system that works for them that is also quicker? Including cleaning
> paintbrushes, palettes, turning in work, and washing hands.
> Thanks!
> -Jodi Ascunce

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