Physical Space

Take a Seat – Chairs vs. Stools in the Art Room

As if art supplies weren’t distraction enough for our students, the clanking, screeching and tipping of furniture in the art room can drive a teacher batty. Some teachers prefer chairs for art room seating. Others prefer stools. Many of us think the grass is greener and WISH we had something different. I talk about both options and my thoughts on the matter in this video.

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So, which do you think is the lesser of two evils for art room seating? Chairs or Stools?

Which option do you have, or WISH you had?

Any creative hacks to help? 

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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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