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Mr. Kimball from Moroni UT is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Budding Artists Need the Chance to Throw Pots

Help me give my students a new Brent pottery wheel to practice on.

  • $1,992 goal

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My Students

My students are still the young curious types that are passionate without fear or ego. They are in the liminal time of finding positive ways to express themselves. 99% have never tried the kinds of specialized art media we use in my classroom. When they're using their hands and minds together, it's the best time to make an impression on them.

My students rely on the specialized equipment and tools in my classroom in order to problem-solve and practice expression in art.

They get so pumped about projects when they know they can put ideas into action. The most common requests are, "Can I do this again next year?" This is magic to my ears! So many of them return during Flex hours and after-school.. not just to "do what's required," but because of the resources and pure engagement in the process.

My Project

Art students need to learn how to work three-dimensionally. The most basic way to do this is clay work. The process takes practice in centering and opening, or "pulling" a pot. My students get some very basic lessons in working with clay before they go on to high school, but they need more opportunities to practice on pottery wheels.

Currently it takes two months for my 8th-graders to get a turn on our single wheel.

By adding just one more pottery wheel in the classroom, we can cut that time in half. This will also allow peers to model and problem-solve the process with each other. My school is willing to match the funding if I can meet my goal.

Mr. Kimball
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
BRENT - MODEL CXC - 14 IN POTTERY WHEEL - CAST ALUMINUM • School Specialty $1,490.97 1 $1,490.97

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