The Secret to Getting Free Art Supplies

Many of us are just now wrapping up the school year and stocking up on supplies for next year. But as we all know, the days of lofty budgets and huge art supply shipments are fading fast. So what is an art teacher to do? Get a little creative of course! If you are looking for an easy way to get supplies for free then make sure to watch this video. It contains the best secret for making sure your classroom will be fully stocked with art room essentials.

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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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