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Ms. Dukes from Conyers GA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art-tastic Learners!

My students need basic supplies such as art paper, glue, markers, paints and a variety of mediums and products that will fulfill the needs for a variety of art lessons.

  • $658 goal

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My Students

I have the pleasure to work with a diverse group of middle school students. They are very eager to learn everything there is to know about art. Although some students initially have some apprehension, once they become comfortable in learning about art, and how to use it as a form of expression for their personal experiences, the level of enthusiasm begins to soar.

The arts are very essential to every student.

Not only are they able to engage in fun and exciting lessons, but they have the opportunity to start with knowledge that they already know from their core subjects and integrate it into art. The challenge with art is that it is often under funded. I want to expose my students to everything that I know about art, but financial support is definitely needed. I have had to ask for donations from outside sources and when that hasn't happened, I then have had to use my own personal money.

My Project

The desired materials I am seeking for my classroom will allow my students to actively engage in various visual art lessons by engaging in multiple hands-on activities using a variety of resources. Outlined lessons will include drawing, painting, sculpture, and art history to name a few.

The art materials for our classroom will allow the students to make a variety of products.

This coming year there will be an emphasis on painting using different paints such as pastels, watercolors and tempera paints. Also, students will create three dimensional forms that mimic specific styles of modern artistic styles. The students will have the opportunity to create great products with their materials, and processes will help them to have a greater appreciation for visual arts. They will explore the history of art, as well as the personal life stories of famous artists. They will research and become familiar with the contributions of many multicultural groups and how artifacts have a direct connection to their daily lives.

In addition, it is the intentions that their engagement in art lessons connected to core content areas will contribute to increased academic performance on general and standardized testing. They will have the opportunity to be explorative and produce creative products that allow them to use their personal experiences as their source of motivation.

Ms. Dukes
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
00018-1029-Blick Student Grade Tempera - 4-Color Pump Kit, Primary Colors, Gallons • Blick Art Materials $61.95 2 $123.90
11501-1024-Blick Poster Bond Paper - 24" x 150 ft, White, Roll • Blick Art Materials $26.39 2 $52.78
21948-1209-Blick Artists'' Soft Pastel Half Stick Set - Assorted Colors, Set of 20 • Blick Art Materials $22.12 2 $44.24
22046-1250-Sargent Art Colored Pencils - Assorted Colors, Classroom Set of 250 • Blick Art Materials $32.76 1 $32.76
21316-2026-Sharpie Fine Point Marker Set - Class Pack, Set of 36, Black • Blick Art Materials $24.88 1 $24.88
00365-2169-Sargent Washable Watercolor Pans - Refill Strip, Primary Set, Set of 8 Colors • Blick Art Materials $0.58 35 $20.30
33269-1001-Sargent Sculpt-It Air-Hardening Clay - 2 lb • Blick Art Materials $9.68 2 $19.36
10493-1029-Uncoated Paper Plates - 9" Dia, Pkg of 250 • Blick Art Materials $9.59 2 $19.18
10209-1007-Blick Sulphite Drawing Papers - 12" x 18", White, 100 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $4.71 4 $18.84
12915-2048-Fadeless Art Paper - 48" x 50 ft, Black • Blick Art Materials $14.56 1 $14.56
23887-1009-Elmer''s Glue-All - 128 oz • Blick Art Materials $14.32 1 $14.32
13109-1102-Blick Economy Posterboard - 22" x 28" x 5 Ply, White • Blick Art Materials $0.71 20 $14.20
03041-1000-Cover Only - Cover for 6 3/4", White 10 Well Tray • Blick Art Materials $0.79 15 $11.85
21510-1012-Prismacolor Magic Rub Eraser - Carded, Pack of 12 • Blick Art Materials $8.30 1 $8.30
23706-1106-3M Spray Mount Artist''s Adhesive - 4-1/2 oz • Blick Art Materials $6.57 1 $6.57
65090-1001-Pom Pom Beads - 1/2", 100 Piece Assortment • Blick Art Materials $1.59 4 $6.36
24481-1012-T-REX Tape Ferociously Strong Tape - 1.88" x 12 yds • Blick Art Materials $6.12 1 $6.12
28981-1100-Natural Wood Craft Sticks - Box of 1000 • Blick Art Materials $4.25 1 $4.25
62147-0004-Plumage Feathers - Rainbow Assortment, 0.5 oz package • Blick Art Materials $1.93 2 $3.86

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