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Lesson Plans

Re: glue clogged up? A solution?

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Tue, 24 Nov 1998 16:15:50 -0600

Well you know who actually might like picking off the glue- middle school
kids! They are always picking on stuff. When I had then fringing fabric for a
project they were so quiet it was funny how focused they were on picking apart
the fabric. But maybe you could have some of the problem students who take
time away from you in class clean the glue bottles. It's a way of repaying
your time.
menichino wrote:

> Does anyone else actually ENJOY peeling the dried glue off of the Elmer's
> tops??? I think I use it as an excuse to slow down for a few minutes,
> rationalizing that I want to teach the kids to keep the bottles in good
> condition so I must set a good example... (and, actually, no I don't enjoy
> peeling sunburn!)
> Liz in rural NY
> ----------
> > From: dwwebb
> > To: MarshArt; GBWOLF;
> > Subject: Re: Elmer's glue all clogged up?
> > Date: Monday, November 23, 1998 2:20 PM
> >
> > 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.
> >