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Ms. Candelaria Conde from El Paso TX is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Alexander Calder Inspired Mobiles

Help me give my students supplies to create unique mobiles that will be inspired by our study of Alexander Calder, and paint brushes are a necessity for our painting projects.

  • $566 goal

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My Students

I love the tenacity my students display everyday. My students have had six art teachers in the last three years.

Art is so very crucial in today's academic curriculum.

I started at my position a little after the school year began and knew right away all these students wanted was some consistency and someone who cared.. It has been quite a challenge but together, we have made some great strides.

Our school strives for excellence in all areas and showing children that art matters

My Project

Learning about the great American artist, Alexander Calder, will inspire my students to think outside the box when creating their own art work. Learning about weight distribution and balance while being creative, brings in the cross curriculum component that helps to round out he education the students will get from this lesson unit.

I will provide my students with an overview presentation of Mr. Calder's revolutionary approach to making his renowned, innovative sculptures.

The supplies purchased will serve to provide the students with all the materials needed to create their own mobiles. Exposing students of today, to different and exceptional art, will help to open their minds to new and exciting art. The paint brushes will provide necessary supplies for painting projects throughout the year.

Ms. Candelaria Conde
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 165 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mont Marte Art Paint Brushes Set for for Watercolor, Acrylic, Oil 15 Different Sizes for Artists, Adults & Kids, Black • Amazon Business $15.95 6 $95.70
Jack Richeson 400340 10-Gauge Armature Wire, 20-Feet by 1/8-Inch • Amazon Business $8.23 8 $65.84
Transon Art Paint Brush Set with Brush Case Assorted 16pcs for Acrylic, Watercolor, Gouache, Oil Painting, Tempera and Body Painting • Amazon Business $15.99 4 $63.96
32.8 Feet Copper Aluminum Wire, Bendable Metal Craft Wire for Making Dolls Skeleton DIY Crafts (Silver, 3 mm Thickness) • Amazon Business $10.59 6 $63.54
Anezus 12 Rolls Jewelry Wire Craft Wire Tarnish Resistant Beading Wire for Jewelry Making Supplies • Amazon Business $10.99 5 $54.95
WORKPRO 7-Piece Jewelers Pliers Set Jewelry Tools Kit with Easy Carrying Pouch (blue) • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Arteza Pottery & Clay Sculpting Tools (Set of 42) • Amazon Business $26.78 1 $26.78
Artlicious - 25 All Purpose Paint Brush Value Pack - Great with Acrylic, Oil, Watercolor, Gouache • Amazon Business $6.99 3 $20.97
Mod Podge Dishwasher Safe Waterbased Sealer, Glue and Finish (8-Ounce), CS15059 Gloss • Amazon Business $3.99 3 $11.97

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