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Mrs. Gottardo from Detroit MI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Art Confidence

My students need art supplies to build confidence in their art!

  • $467 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a title one school located in Detroit, MI. My students have not had an art class in years. The principal has been there for a few years now and she has not had an art teacher at the school. Art is new for these kids, and it's exciting for them to experience the arts for the first time. They have enjoyed coming to class and to be able to experiment with new types of media. My students rock!

My Project

With the materials being purchased with the supplies that I am requesting I am able to do some printmaking and weaving with my students. Students will be able to explore new art techniques with the looms and the use of the plastic needles. We will be looking at various weaving art masters and compare our weaving with theirs. The rubber rollers, X-Acto knives, and green cutting mats will be used for printmaking. Will be looking at various printmaking artist, and be able to make multiple prints of our own work. Students tend to get excited when they can make copies of their artwork and the best way to do that is through printmaking.

Mrs. Gottardo
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
40101-1004-Blick Hard Rubber Roller - 4" • Blick Art Materials $7.16 16 $114.56
23105-0000-Wagner HT1000 Heat Gun • Blick Art Materials $61.93 1 $61.93
57445-1101-X-Acto Knife: #1 With Cap • Blick Art Materials $3.06 20 $61.20
57522-7512-Alvin Cutting Mat - 8 1/2" x 12", Green/Black • Blick Art Materials $4.22 10 $42.20
03164-1110-Shrinky Dinks Shrinkable Plastic - Crystal Clear, Pkg of 10 • Blick Art Materials $4.46 5 $22.30
65005-1065-Cardboard Looms - Pkg of 12, 6.5" x 13" • Blick Art Materials $6.37 3 $19.11
65109-1009-Plastic Weaving Needle - 6" Long, Pkg of 12 • Blick Art Materials $2.54 3 $7.62

Materials cost

$328.92

Vendor shipping charges

$32.89

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$396.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.01

Total project goal

$466.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$466.75

5 Donors

-$464.24

Donations toward project cost

-$396.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.51

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$0.00

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