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Ms. Rosenbaum from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Functional Ceramics Studio

Help me give my students access to a slab roller, an essential piece of equipment for any ceramics studio, a cart to store their work, and new glazes to make their work shine!

  • $2,900 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to art class every day, ready to dive into their work. They are excited, energetic, and enthusiastic about making art. Our school is a dynamic and welcoming environment that strives to challenge and support our entire student body. My students crave new and dynamic art projects. I strive to incorporate new and emerging technology into my curriculum as often as I can. I want my students to be exposed to as many forms of art as possible, from the traditional to the experimental.

My Project

My students love working with clay! They understand how working with clay connects them to people and cultures from the past. Students also love to use clay to express themselves and explore contemporary issues and ideas. The materials I am requesting will help my students experience what it's like to create art in a true ceramics studio. I am offering a ceramics course for the first time in many, many years and our studio is lacking the essential equipment needed for students to have a full experience. Our current art budget allows for the purchase of consumables, but we have not had the means to purchase any new equipment.

With these materials, students will be able to learn how to hand build functional and sculptural pieces of pottery, store and care for their work, and create beautiful surfaces with different glazes.

These essential pieces of equipment will serve students in future ceramics classes for years to come.

Ms. Rosenbaum
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Shimpo Slab Roller • Nasco $1,066.95 1 $1,066.95
brent Ware Cart EX • Nasco $786.35 1 $786.35
39225F AMACO Potters Choice High-Fire Glazes Class Pack - Pints • Nasco $85.55 1 $85.55
39227G AMACO Potters Choice High-Fire Glazes Class Pack - Pints • Nasco $85.55 1 $85.55
39182X AMACO Lead-Free High-Fire Potters Choice Glaze Class Pack - Pints • Nasco $80.05 1 $80.05
39219X AMACO Potters Choice High-Fire Glazes Class Pack - Pints • Nasco $79.15 1 $79.15

Materials cost

$2,183.60

Vendor shipping charges

$218.36

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$32.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$2,464.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$434.95

Total project goal

$2,899.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,899.66

38 Donors

-$2,248.00

Donations toward project cost

-$1,922.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$325.95

Matching donations from our partners

-$638.42

Match offers toward project cost

-$542.66

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$95.76

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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