Keeping the glue bottles with brushes clean in preschool

by Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. on April 27, 2011

in Glue Bottles, Quick Tips for Preschool Teachers

This is one of my favorite glue bottles that I highly recommend for young children…

The only problem is that after some use, the glue lid gets impossibly stuck to the bottle…

I spent a long time cleaning the tops of these bottles and even ended up with some pretty sore fingers trying to pry the lids off. Then I put the bottles (only the ones that had lids completely glued shut) in the dishwasher.  After running the bottles through the dishwasher just one time I found that the bottles or the lids didn’t melt but the glue holding the lids closed softened and the lids opened right up.  As soon as they came out of the dishwasher, I took a damp paper towel and wiped them down really good and the bottles worked like a charm again…

You can purchase these glue bottles from Discount School Supply! And no, I am not getting paid by Discount to tell you this:) I just really like these bottles!

Speaking of Glue – One of my favorite posts was shared with me a long time ago by one of my favorite teachers, Teacher Tom.  It is called The Glue Table – hop on over and give it a read too.

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