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Mrs. Boelke from Indianapolis IN is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Finishing Touches for Fabulous Art

My students need glazes, permanent markers and foam board to put finishing touches on creative masterpieces!

  • $185 goal

This project expired on May 5, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My student body consists of energetic and adventurous students ranging from grades Pre-K through 6th. With 52% of the student population considered math and reading proficient, the arts are taught in such a way to increase vocabulary development, understanding of mathematical concepts, and development of creative problem solving techniques.

Every student has the ability to create.

The greatest challenge my students face is developing a sense of pride in the work that they create. The obstacle they face is the difficult transition from "I can't" to "I can."

My Project

We expect excellence from our students. In the art room, this means students strive daily to do their best work and demonstrate quality craftsmanship. A solid understanding of craftsmanship will carry across content areas and into students' professional lives.

Quality materials have a major impact on the success of an artwork, including the student's sense of pride in the creation.

The materials you provide will be used to complete works of art, which students will have already dedicated time and effort to create. Students will have the opportunity to select decorative glazes for their ceramic artworks. Permanent markers will be used to define outlines. Foam sheets will be utilized to explore printmaking as a process to add details to an artwork.

In the words of Henri Matisse, "Creativity takes courage." Your contribution will provide the materials students need to be courageous with their art.

Mrs. Boelke
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 180 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
22165-2023-Bic Mark-It Color Collection Permanent Markers - Black, Assorted Tips, Set of 3 • Blick Art Materials $3.07 15 $46.05
13519-1069-Scratch-Art Scratch-Foam Board Pack - 6" x 9", Pkg of 30 • Blick Art Materials $8.78 3 $26.34
30400-1766-Mayco Jungle Gems Crystal Glaze - Masquerade, Pint • Blick Art Materials $13.67 1 $13.67
30400-2036-Mayco Jungle Gems Crystal Glaze - Black Iris, Pint • Blick Art Materials $13.67 1 $13.67
30400-3116-Mayco Jungle Gems Crystal Glaze - Firecracker, Pint • Blick Art Materials $13.67 1 $13.67

Materials cost

$113.40

Vendor shipping charges

$11.34

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$156.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.61

Total project goal

$184.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$184.05

2 Donors

-$117.02

Donations toward project cost

-$99.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.55

match offer

-$67.02

Match offer toward project cost

-$56.97

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.05

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$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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