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Mrs. Behenna Griffith from Santa Fe NM is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Developing the Language of Art

Help me give my students access to a classroom atelier, Italian for art studio, full of high quality open-ended materials; including clay, tools for manipulating clay, & books to inspire students' creativity and deepen their imaginations.

  • $427 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are four-year-olds with and without varying special needs. Students are identified through the Child Find process and are given the opportunity to access the preschool setting to provide a foundation for the rest of their learning careers.

I provide an individualized, developmentally appropriate, multi-modal approach to learning with an emphasis on communication, emergent academic skills, and development of the whole child through meaningful play.

Students benefit from having access to a variety of therapists (OT, PT, SLP, and Social Worker), as well as a special education teacher.

My Project

This project allows my preschoolers the opportunity to broaden enrich their natural curiosity and love of learning through intriguing open-ended art projects with clay and other natural materials and loose parts.

We will be creating a classroom atelier, or art studio, for students to access daily.

Students will be supported as they use the high-quality materials to explore, describe, create and recreate. In our atelier the possibilities are endless.

“Creativity seems to emerge from multiple experiences, coupled with a well-supported development of personal resources, including a sense of freedom to venture beyond the known.” Loris Malaguzzi, The Hundred Languages of Children

Mrs. Behenna Griffith
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pottery Clay - Low Fire White Cone 06 - Rocky Mountain Clay's CT3 • Amazon Business $28.97 2 $57.94
AMACO AMA46317P Air Dry Clay, Gray, 25 lbs. • Amazon Business $32.35 1 $32.35
10-Ounces Natural Canvas Fabric By The Yard, 60-Inch Wide. • Amazon Business $9.95 3 $29.85
Ball Wide Mouth Mason Jars (16 oz/Pint capacity) 12 Pack. With Airtight lids and Bands - For Canning, Fermenting, Pickling, Freezing - Jar Decor. Microwave & Dishwasher Safe. + SEWANTA Jar Opener • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
WINGOFFLY 4.7INCH Pottery Tools Wood Hand Rollers for Clay Clay Stamp Clay Pattern Roller(5PCS Set) • Amazon Business $28.98 1 $28.98
TINTON LIFE 16PCS Wooden Clay Pottery Stamp Pottery Tool Wood Block Stamp • Amazon Business $22.98 1 $22.98
An ABC of What Art Can Be • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
Lipper International 8301 Bamboo Wood 10" Kitchen Turntable • Amazon Business $8.69 2 $17.38
US Art Supply 12 Piece Brush Set with 9 x 12 inch Wood Palette • Amazon Business $7.96 2 $15.92
The Art Book for Children • Amazon Business $14.59 1 $14.59
6 Pieces Natural Wooden Coat Hooks Wall Mounted Single Coat Rack Hooks Handmade Craft Hat Rack (Beech) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
15PCS Stainless Steel Wooden Thick Handle Flat Wire Cutter Clay Pottery Sculpting Tool Set Ribbon Sculpting Tool Kit • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Hands : Growing up to Be an Artist • Amazon Business $12.52 1 $12.52
Yaomiao 4 Pieces Kids Apron with Pocket Children Adjustable Chef Apron for Cooking Baking Painting (White S for 2-6 Age) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Pantone: Colors • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95

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