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Mrs. Williams from El Paso TX is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Glazes For Clay Pots

My students need glazes for their pottery projects. We have not had glazes for several years now and I would like to provide glazes for their pottery projects. Thank you

  • $440 goal

This project expired on May 31, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I always gloat that I have the best art students. They are willing to work with the little that we have. They are accustomed to hearing me say, "There's not enough in our budget for that." They are extremely creative and work with what I can provide them with.

My school is a high poverty level school, but that does not slow our students down.

I don't think they know they are considered high poverty, they have learned to make do with what they have. My art students are very creative and extremely talented. We have been very fortunate that with the help of Donor's Choose, I have been able to provide art experiences that were once impossible to do. The students relish in these experiences and their works of art have won numerous awards and accolades. Art class is the class where many of my students come to escape and release energy. Many stay late into the evening. I would like to continue to provide this experience for them with better and up to date materials.

My Project

For many years now, my students have not had any glazes to work with. After creating their ceramic pieces, we paint them with tempera paint and spray a gloss over their pieces to mimic the look of glazes. I have to explain to them that they cannot drink or eat from the pieces they have created because it is not food safe due to the fact that we cannot provide glazes for them. Many of my students feel cheated of the experience of creating a finished ceramic piece. I would like to provide this opportunity for my students. Thank you

I would like to see my students receive the full experience of working with clay and glazes.

I believe their art pieces will have a more finished look to them which will provide a better learning experience. Thank you

Mrs. Williams
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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31 donors31 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 80 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BLICK GLOSS GLAZE/CLASS PACK 1 • Blick Art Materials $50.04 2 $100.08
JUNGLE GEMS CRYSTL/NO3 6/PT CLSPK • Blick Art Materials $89.00 1 $89.00
ARTISTS CHOICE GLAZE/CLSPK 2/SET 6/PINTS • Blick Art Materials $50.40 1 $50.40
ARTISTS CHOICE GLAZE/CLSPK 1/SET 6/PINTS • Blick Art Materials $42.10 1 $42.10
SURFACE DESGN/CERAMC/SC 144/PG BOOK • Blick Art Materials $13.41 1 $13.41
Item Shipping/Handling Charges • Blick Art Materials $8.95 1 $8.95
BLICK GLOSS GLAZE/VLT PT • Blick Art Materials $8.73 1 $8.73
BLICK GLOSS GLAZE/SKY BLU PT • Blick Art Materials $8.73 1 $8.73
BLICK GLOSS GLAZE/SEAFOAM PT • Blick Art Materials $8.73 1 $8.73
BLICK GLOSS GLAZE/RASPBRY PT • Blick Art Materials $8.73 1 $8.73

Materials cost

$338.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.08

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$373.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.99

Total project goal

$439.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$439.93

30 Donors

-$207.79

Donations toward project cost

-$186.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.82

match offer

-$219.96

Match offer toward project cost

-$186.97

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.99

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.17

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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