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Ms. Maxner from Fort Myers FL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Coloring the World

Help me give my students the materials to make amazing 3D work.

  • $372 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to Art once a week and light up at the thought of what we might do. They absolutely love coming to art to the point where I have received letters thanking me for what I have taught them. Each child has their own special spark and when I don’t have the supplies, I feel like part of that spark is lost. Children make the most amazing Art since they have not been taught the limits of what a medium can do.

It’s amazing how my students can walk in with a terrible mood and Art just turns it into a smile.

They are then able to focus for the rest of the day.

My Project

Middle school students are taught to explore the standards in ways that interests them. I am giving them the opportunity to explore different mediums and figure out how to solve problems as they go. They will learn how to construct something out of wire and how to finish a piece of ceramics. These are some basic problems they will run into, but many of my students are creative and will want to explore new ways of creating art.

Every child is creative, but as adults, we loose the creativity by being told that you can't do it.

I want my students to explore how things are possible.

Ms. Maxner
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GLAZE STROKE + COAT SET A 2 OZ JAR SET OF 12 • School Specialty $29.53 8 $236.24
SHARPENER EISEN STANDARD AND COLORED PENCIL • School Specialty $1.63 8 $13.04
WIRE GALVANIZED ANNEALED STOVEPIPE 1 LB 16 GA • School Specialty $7.09 1 $7.09

Materials cost

$256.37

Vendor shipping charges

$25.64

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$315.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.74

Total project goal

$371.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$371.60

2 Donors

-$368.07

Donations toward project cost

-$315.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.21

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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