Physical Space

The Most Effective Way to Store Student Aprons

Aprons are an essential item for the art room. For many, this means keeping a bin of hand-me-down t-shirts for students to grab when things get messy. But, have you ever considered purchasing real aprons instead?

I use to use old t-shirts in my classroom, but I kept running into problems with them that finally made me switch. If you’re also a little tired of dingy paint shirts or are looking for a fresh way to store your aprons, make sure to take a peek at the video. I guarantee it will have you rethinking your use and storage of aprons in the art room.

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Do you use paint shirts? What are your thoughts on graduating to real aprons for your students? 

How do you store your aprons? Pictures are welcome!

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Jennifer Borel

Jennifer Borel is one of AOEU’s Adjunct Instructors and Academic Advisors and a former AOEU Writer and elementary art educator. She runs her own photography business and is passionate about students exploring the medium.

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