We made an installation using large pvc plumbing pipes that took acrylic
paint beautifully. We installed it in the hall sans permission and about 8
weeks later the superintendent asked us to remove it (after he found it...we
had it installed in a forgotten corner in the school...it turned out to be
an 8' painted pipe cube), and we did, each kid taking their section home to
I can think of ways you can do your own similar work
-but it would not be as permanent. You can make yours
for display inside your building - using recycled
materials (corrugated cardboard and carpet tubes).
I hope this will inspire more school wide projects.
Character education is part of the art curriculum.