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Mrs. Sperger from Wichita KS is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fabric Donuts and Zentangles

My students need art supplies to create 2 and 3D artwork.

  • $267 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our school is an alternative school for children that suffer from genetic mental illness, emotional disturbances, and cognitive developmental issues, to name a few. Our students have a great capacity to love. Most suffer from these disorders due to a traumatic experience in their past that has prevented them from progressing with their classmates at a base school.

As the art teacher, my job is to help them learn to regulate their emotions in a healthy way and eventually help them get back to their base school and be with their old friends.

My Project

My students greatly enjoy sewing and doodling. Continuously looking to grab their attention, I found these wonderful lessons that allow them to sew and doodle.

Each of the supplies I selected will used to expand on our art curriculum there by reaching our national Visual Arts standards.

Using socks, felt, pom-poms, and thread, my students can make realistic donuts.

The chalk and oil pastels can be used on top of their Zentangle drawings, allowing them to experiment with blending. Experimentation with these materials could be a missing component to connecting with a child at our school. The relationships we build here just may be the very thing that saves them from a future running the streets.

Mrs. Sperger
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wigwam Men's/Women's Super 60 6-Pack Tube Sock,White,OS/shoe size 5-15 • Amazon Business $22.99 2 $45.98
Sargent Art 22-1144 144-Count Colored Square Pastels • Amazon Business $30.88 1 $30.88
Pentel Arts Oil Pastels, 432 Piece Classroom Size Pack (PHN-12CP) • Amazon Business $24.78 1 $24.78
The Great Zentangle Book: Learn to Tangle with 101 Favorite Patterns • Amazon Business $15.63 1 $15.63
Caydo 700 Pieces Assorted Colors Chenille Stems Pipe Cleaners 6 mm x 12 inch for DIY Art Supplies • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Joy of Zentangle: Drawing Your Way to Increased Creativity, Focus, and Well-Being (Design Originals) Instructions for 101 Tangle Patterns from CZTs Suzanne McNeill, Sandy Steen Bartholomew, & More • Amazon Business $13.90 1 $13.90
One Zentangle A Day: A 6-Week Course in Creative Drawing for Relaxation, Inspiration, and Fun (One A Day) • Amazon Business $12.23 1 $12.23
Zentangle Art Therapy • Amazon Business $7.96 1 $7.96
Zentangle Basics, Expanded Workbook Edition: A Creative Art Form Where All You Need is Paper, Pencil, & Pen (Design Originals) 25 Original Tangles, Beginner-Friendly Practice Exercises, & Techniques • Amazon Business $7.96 1 $7.96
Blulu Pompoms for Craft Making and Hobby Supplies, 500 Pieces, 1.2 cm/ 0.5 Inch, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79

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