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Ms. Zidel from Rego Park NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art Around The World

My students need art supplies like clay, paint, tissue paper, glue, watercolor paper and origami paper to help enrich our students by learning social studies through art.

  • $379 goal

This project expired on November 2, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Many of our students have difficulty focusing during our social studies periods and learn best by a hands on approach to learning.

We teach in an integrated co-teaching classroom.

Our class consists of 60% general education students and 40% are children with special needs. Using art to enhance our social studies lessons will help hook our students and give them a love for learning about different countries and may motivate them to visit these countries when they are older.

My Project

My students need art supplies like clay, paint, tissue paper, glue, watercolor paper and origami paper to help enrich our students by learning social studies through art. During our social studies periods, we are learning about different countries around the world. As we learn about one country students are excited and interested to learn more about the culture. We compare life in Africa, China, and Italy to our own lives. As we embark on our visit to these different countries through our textbook, books, and the Internet we look forward to learning about famous artists and musicians from around the world. As we learn about artists we also want to try out different art medias such as paintings and sculptures.

We recognize the efforts of the Lily, Sarah and Grace Fund that support the arts in public education and we hope supporters of Donors Choose will make our proposal a reality for our students.

Ms. Zidel
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BEE PAPER WC PAD/11X15 140LB 15/SHT • Blick Art Materials $7.26 4 $29.04
ORIGAMI PAPER/KIT • Blick Art Materials $11.56 2 $23.12
BLICK ART TISSUE/20X30 100/PK • Blick Art Materials $9.34 1 $9.34
PRANG TEMPERA/12/SET PINTS • Blick Art Materials $33.77 1 $33.77
DURON TOOL SET/SET 12 • Blick Art Materials $8.15 2 $16.30
ELMERS NR GLUE ALL/32OZ • Blick Art Materials $5.46 1 $5.46
RED LINE MODLNG CLAY/AIR DRY • Blick Art Materials $2.96 26 $76.96
RED LINE MODLNG CLAY/GLITTER AIR DRY • Blick Art Materials $3.41 26 $88.66

Materials cost

$282.65

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$321.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.80

Total project goal

$378.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$378.69

5 Donors

-$86.00

Donations toward project cost

-$78.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.65

match offer

-$286.52

Match offer toward project cost

-$243.54

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.98

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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