Classroom Management

How to Stash Your Scraps

Waste not, want not, that is what I say when it comes to saving paper scraps off the paper cutter.  I never want them to go to waste, but I also don’t want scraps to be thrown in a bin in a disorganized mess. View this quick video to see how I “stash my scraps” and keep things simple and organized.  This system has worked really well for me over the years, and I don’t plan on changing it anytime soon!

Share your tricks in the comments section.  I know there are about a thousand ways to skin this cat.  So dish… How do you “stash your scraps?”

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Jessica Balsley

Jessica Balsley is AOEU’s Founder and a former AOEU Writer and elementary art educator. She is passionate about helping art teachers enhance their lives and careers through relevant professional development.

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