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Ms. Suisman from Austin TX is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Art Students are Ready to Create!

Help me give my students ceramic glaze for their clay projects, tempera paint to encourage their ongoing creativity, drawing pencils to help develop their skills!

  • $925 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are highly motivated and very creative. They love working with all sorts of materials in the art room, such as clay, painting, iPads for animation, sewing and of course drawing!

Some projects that have been stand-outs this year are: a ceramic planter in the shape of a hippo that will actually house a succulent, collaborative stop motion animations with puppets acting out a hilarious version of "America’s Got Talent," a series of relief prints of dogs and cats, I could go on and on.

My Project

Working with clay is therapeutic and very meaningful to kids of all ages, but perhaps especially to adolescents who spend so much time on a screen and in testing subjects. Working with their hands engages a part of their brain they desperately need to use and creating clay sculptures and functional ceramic pieces requires lots of critical thinking skills.

We are requesting ceramic glaze which is very expensive but necessary to finish clay pieces in the most aesthetically pleasing way.

By funding the purchase of ceramic glaze, my students will be able to bring their creations to life, making art pieces that will last a lifetime. By funding the purchase of tempera paint, students will be able to create so many paintings and other painted creations like sculptures.

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23 donors23 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 240 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
30406-0129 - Amaco F-Series Glazes Classroom Pack - Set of 12, Pint • Blick Art Materials $160.92 2 $321.84
00011-0099 - Blick Premium Grade Tempera - 6-Color Pump Kit, Gallons • Blick Art Materials $129.99 2 $259.98
00011-3049 - Blick Premium Grade Tempera - Magenta, Gallon • Blick Art Materials $23.54 2 $47.08
00011-5119 - Blick Premium Grade Tempera - Turquoise, Gallon • Blick Art Materials $23.54 2 $47.08
20421-1009 - General''s Kimberly Drawing Pencil Set - Assorted Hardness, Set of 10 • Blick Art Materials $6.52 5 $32.60
00730-9015 - Sargent Art Metallic Acrylic - Gold, 8 oz bottle • Blick Art Materials $6.96 4 $27.84
00730-9334 - Sargent Art Metallic Acrylic - Silver, 4 oz jar • Blick Art Materials $4.21 2 $8.42

Materials cost

$744.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$786.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$138.71

Total project goal

$924.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$924.72

23 Donors

-$902.66

Donations toward project cost

-$786.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$116.65

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.06

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$0.00

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