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Re: [teacherartexchange] pinwheels for peace

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From: jane mary (mjart49_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Sep 11 2005 - 10:48:31 PDT


Reading this reminded me that along with using a pencil with a colored
headed straight pin in the eraser, we placed a cut piece of plastic straw
about3/4" long between the pinwheel and the pencil eraser so it could spin
freely. Sorry for the run on sentence.

MJHadley

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>Sharon, we used "T" pins- they are long enough to allow a space in between
>the straw , pinwheel, and pinwheel front. The part that sticks out past
>the straw, ,we put a pc. of masking tape folded over the end of the pin to
>keep the pin from poking anything.) I tried the needle nosed pliers, and
>did that for a kinder class, but found it too time consuming. The folded
>over tape seemed to work well. Yes, I am hoping that I do not have any
>yahoos that will pull the tape off on the bus, and use it inappropriately.
>On a side note, on a larger pinwheel, that I had unfolded a paper clip and
>stuck that through the middle, we just used the end of the paper clip to
>hold on to andd walked to have it spin. The kids thought it was so neat
>that it didn't need a straw to spin. ~ funny...
>Betsy
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>><<At our school, we're having the students use straws for the sticks of
>>the pinwheels.>>
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>>How are you attaching the pinwheels to the straws? Will they still spin?
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