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Re: Elmer's glue all clogged up?

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Wendy Manning (wmanning)
Mon, 23 Nov 1998 21:47:24 -0400

I gave up on the clogged glue bottles this year and put white glue in non-spill
plastic paint pots, and provided popsicle sticks for spreading. Works great with
my middle-schoolers. I may get proper glue spreaders next budget.

dwwebb wrote:

> regarding glue: I always place 2-3 bottles at a group of 8 and tell them to
> place a puddle of glue on a piece of wax paper which is provided at the
> center of the table.Then they use toothpics to spread the glue.This avoids
> wasted glue, mess on their art work and easy clean up! I also remind them we
> are glueing paper (usually) and not lumber so we don't need to use alot.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: MarshArt <MarshArt>
> <>
> Date: Wednesday, November 18, 1998 2:06 AM
> Subject: Re: Elmer's glue all clogged up?
> >I love those Tap 'n glue caps too BUT remind the kids that they CANNOT
> >squeeze the bottle. If they do, it results in a large puddle of glue in the
> >middle of their art work. Even with reminders each time I take the glue
> out,
> >I will get one or two that were in "La-La" today.
> >
> >Still....they are worth the few rare bloopers.
> >
> >Marsha