Physical Space

4 Quick & Budget-Friendly DIYs to Upgrade Your Art Room

In this makeover episode, discover four attainable and budget-friendly DIYs you can bring into your art classroom. Learn how to construct your own basketball hoop trash can to make cleanup a blast and assemble an organizer out of PVC to corral cardboard. Check out how to utilize vertical wall space with a pegboard “drying rack” and make an IKEA hack flat file system. Then, catch up on the previous episode!

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Lindsey McGinnis

Lindsey McGinnis is AOEU’s Media Content Manager and a former high school art educator. She is passionately equipping art teachers to be successful in their classrooms and firmly believes that art is a safe place for students to explore and process the challenging topics and concepts around them.

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