Sent home all of the 1st grade sculptures this week. I set up a table with everything I needed to prepare them for the treacherous route home.
Plastic bags (purchased on the CHEAP from Treasure 4 Teachers) in different sizes
Names printed out and pre-cut for easy tear-off
Stack of newspapers, roll of masking tape and stapler
My method for wrapping is to put the sculpture in a corner of a full newspaper sheet.
Fold over the corner
Fold over right side,
then left side,
Then roll it up gently, burrito-style.
Wrap tape around to close (not too tight!).
Place in bag & staple name tag to outside
My kids are told NEVER to put their clay pieces in their backpack but rather carry the bag in their hands. Can't remember a time when anyone told me their work broke before getting it home...
What method do you use?
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