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Ms. Hofstetter from Newport KY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Famous Artists with Little Artists

Help me give my students model magic to create Wayne Thiebaud inspired lollipop sculptures.

  • $164 goal

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My Students

At the end of the school year, I want to to empower students through art. I want them to have an appreciation for the arts and for them to build self-confidence through the arts. It is my ultimate goal for them to be exposed to various artists, styles, cultures, and mediums.

My students come from a very low-income, inner city area.

Eighty-eight percent of the students at my school are eligible for free or reduced price lunch. Most of our students have very rough home lives and come to school every single day with baggage. They are in need of even the most basic things such as food and clothing. Our students desperately need art. It is their therapy!

My Project

My students will be learning about the famous artist, Wayne Thiebaud. Wayne Thiebaud is an American painter who is well known for his colorful works depicting commonplace objects- pies, lipsticks, paint cans, ice cream cones, etc. We will begin this lesson with a Powerpoint and video that introduces the students to the artist and his work. We will then read the children's book, "Counting with Wayne Thiebaud" by Susan Goldman Rubin. We will discuss the art terms of coil, three-dimensional, scultpture, form, and pop art. Students will then have the opportunity to create their very own Wayne Thiebaud inspired lollipop sculptures using model magic and watercolor.

I have never taught this lesson before and am really excited to introduce it to my students.

My students love learning about famous artists. I know that they will absolutely love learning about Wayne Thiebaud and creating these lollipop sculptures!

Ms. Hofstetter
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
33214-0759-Crayola Model Magic Classpack - Pack of 75, 1 oz, White • Blick Art Materials $35.80 3 $107.40

Materials cost

$107.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$139.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.53

Total project goal

$163.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$163.54

2 Donors

-$81.76

Donations toward project cost

-$69.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.26

match offer

-$81.78

Match offer toward project cost

-$69.51

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.27

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$0.00

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