Well, I've been dragging myself into school to get some things done. Being that our Open House is next week, I've been focusing on the setup of my room and hallway. I am always reluctant to hang anything up in the hall because the majority of it will end up on the floor by the next morning. Nothing would irritate me more than to walk in and find my hard work scattered all over the place.
And then my prayers were answered...
Someone (I don't remember exactly who) told me about the miracles of a hot glue gun! A few teachers in our building have been using hot glue to hang up materials for some time now. Apparently, hot glue will hold anything to the wall without ruining the material or the paint on the wall!! It's amazing! I am ALSO relieved to spend my time doing other things than standing in the hall picking off sticky tack. (Sticky tack is not my friend.) I needed to invest in a long extension cord but it was worth it! So I wanted to share this with those who struggle with sticky tack, masking tape...etc. I just put up a display outside my class. I will let you know how long it stays up!!
*Everything that I hung up so far has been laminated paper or cloth. I have not tried to hang up regular paper with hot glue...yet.
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