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Re: [teacherartexchange] An Idea for Tiles?


From: Ann Heineman (aiheineman_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Sep 13 2008 - 20:18:47 PDT

How about using them as pet play tunnels--like for gerbils, lizards,
rabbits, etc. Paint them in fun animal images or camouflage patterns
and maybe sell them to pet stores.

                                Ann-on-y-mouse in Columbus
                                Art teacher, K-5, retired

On Sep 13, 2008, at 8:19 PM, Marianne Galyk wrote:

> I saw on my local freecycle group that someone is offering about 24
> - 8" diameter and 12" tall cylindrical clay field tiles - the kind
> they used for drainage before plastic tile. I'm intrigued, but
> haven't got any idea what we could do with them. Anybody have an
> idea for what I could have my classes do with them, maybe as an item
> for my kids to offer for sale to help offset field trip costs? I
> know terra cotta can be painted with acrylics - I've done it with
> flower pots. Just need an idea for what use they could have....
> Thanks,
> Marianne
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