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Mrs. Weinstein-Podber from Richmond Hill NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art for Art's Sake

My students need graph pads, vinyl clings, markers and other materials to create stained glass window art.

  • $319 goal

This project expired on June 2, 2012.

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My Students

Inspire students to develop their creative sides and create beautiful pieces of art in the style of Tiffany himself!

I teach a wonderful group of gifted and talented fifth grade students in a Title I school in New York City.

These students come from multicultural backgrounds but share a common bond in their love of learning. The students love to explore and investigate new and interesting ideas and we work hard to bring them new experiences and materials during our school day. However, one creative domain is not available for them - visual arts. They need ways to explore and express themselves visually.

My Project

We are looking to extend past our normal reading, writing and mathematics to enter into the world of art. And what better way then through the beautiful art of Tiffany windows. Students will get a chance to develop their own images and create them with wonderful art materials. This project brings together our social studies with the all too important visual arts that we do not have in our school this year. We are asking for the materials to make Tiffany inspired windows - markers, vinyl clings, sharpie markers, foam shapes and rulers, as well as a clothing line to hang our work up on.

By contributing to this project you allow students to explore their creative sides, design wonderful "stained glass windows" that they will be able to bring home and enjoy for years to come.

Who knows, you may inspire the next L.C. Tiffany to Vincent Van Gogh!

Mrs. Weinstein-Podber
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SURVIVL KIT ELEM/MID/ART TEACHER SC 512PG • Blick Art Materials $22.27 1 $22.27
FOUNDATION GRAPH PAD/8.5X11 4X4 40/SHT • Blick Art Materials $4.12 2 $8.24
SHARPIE CHISEL TIP/BLACK • Blick Art Materials $0.95 30 $28.50
BLICK STUDIO MARKER/12CT SET • Blick Art Materials $18.60 4 $74.40
GRAFIX STATIC CLING/CLR 27INX8ML VINYL • Blick Art Materials $3.57 5 $17.85
STAINLSS STEEL RULER/12IN RULER • Blick Art Materials $2.99 12 $35.88
WONDRFOAM PEEL/STICK/MULTICLR SHAPE 720PC • Blick Art Materials $5.39 3 $16.17
LL159 - Lakeshore Scissors Set - Pointed-Tip • Lakeshore Learning $16.99 1 $16.99
CV829 - Classroom Clotheslines • Lakeshore Learning $11.99 1 $11.99

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