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Re:[teacherartexchange] pinwheel problems


From: jane mary (mjart49_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Sep 01 2005 - 16:13:32 PDT

I did this project in the spring and had great success using pencils and a
long pin with a colored head on it that I pushed into the pencil eraser.


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>Subject: Re:[teacherartexchange] pinwheel problems
>Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2005 8:37:23 -0400
>Advice needed here. I embraced the idea of pinwheels for peace, but how to
>Problem #1: Hard clay soil. I broke my 1/4" dowel shoving the pinwheel
>garden soil this morning!!! I was so careful, but it still broke. And the
>will not all be able to use the garden. They will need to insert the
>dowels into
>the grassy edge of the driveway. Any advice on this?
>Problem #2: drilling the dowels partway, nailing in the nail. I have 600
>elementary kids!
>I am ready to abandon this wonderful project.
>Jeannie in PA, k - 5
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