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Ms. Wessel from Indianapolis IN is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creativity and Critical Thinking: A Contemporary Art Classroom

Help me give my students supplies that will not only encourage creativity, but will make my classroom a fun environment to be in!

  • $558 goal

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My Students

Art plays an important role in students of all ages. As the art teacher, I am able to see every child in the school once a week! In order for my students to show their unique personalities I will design fun, hands-on contemporary lessons that keep all students engaged!

My school is on the Westside of Indianapolis.

Students at my school come from all different backgrounds, and my lessons can encourage all students to show their personal identity through art.

As a first year teacher, I am excited to meet my students and let their uniqueness and creativity shine!

My Project

I am asking for art supplies that fit the basic needs of an art room, but also some contemporary materials. I want to enrich the students’ learning of the arts, and also allow them to experience all different types of art mediums!

These art materials will allow my students to have hands-on experiences and will encourage high levels of involvement and collaboration.

The weaving boards and yarn are to introduce a new kind of art to the children. Weaving can be very relaxing, and most kids love it! I want my students to be excited about all kinds of art!

Ms. Wessel
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cosmos 4 Inch Rubber Brayer Roller for Printmaking, Great for Gluing Application Also, Pack of 2 • Amazon Business $10.97 5 $54.85
Crayola BIN212853 Washable Paint, White, Gallon • Amazon Business $17.59 3 $52.77
Crayola Broad Line Washable Markers, Classpack Bulk Markers, 200 Count • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Crayola Classpack Assortment, 800 Regular Size Crayons, 16 Different Colors (50 Each), Great for Classroom, Educational, All-Purpose Art Tools • Amazon Business $40.66 1 $40.66
Pacon 00590 Trait-Tex Double Weight Yarn Cones, 2 oz, Assorted Colors (Box of 12) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Crayola Oil Pastels Classpack, 12 Brilliant Opaque Colors (336Count) Large Hexagonal Shape Pastels, Ideal for Kids 3 & Up, Non-Toxic, Blendable, Strong, Long Lasting Sticks, Bulk Value Classroom Pack • Amazon Business $38.49 1 $38.49
INOVART Cardboard Wide Notch 6-1/2" x 13" Looms • Amazon Business $11.34 3 $34.02
Crayola 68-8024 Colored Pencil Bulk Classpack, 12 Assorted Colors, 240 Count, Standard, Assorted. • Amazon Business $33.85 1 $33.85
Crayola; Arista II Washable Tempera Paint; Primary Colors (Red, Yellow, Blue), Art Tools; 3 ct 8-OZ Bottles; Great for Classroom Projects • Amazon Business $10.45 3 $31.35
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 60 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $14.87 2 $29.74
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, 36 Count • Amazon Business $17.98 1 $17.98
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Ultra Fine Point, Black, 12 Count • Amazon Business $7.87 1 $7.87

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