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  • $650 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Westerberg
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 9 donors
  • $0 still needed

Help Us Learn About Art, Right From The Start!

My students need 14 Take 5 Prints to have an understanding of how and why art has been made throughout history, and to help inspire their own art making.

My Students

As President Barack Obama has said, "the future belongs to young people with an education and the imagination to create." By helping fund my project, you will being doing your part to give this education to the 500+ students I see each week in my art room!

I currently teach art at a Pre-K through Fifth grade elementary school in a high-needs community in New York.

Our school provides free lunches to over 75 percent of our student body. My children love to create art, as well as learn about famous art and artists. Many students do not get the opportunity to make, or look at, art outside of school, so the time they have in my room is extremely special to them, which is once a week for 45 minutes.

My Project

At the beginning of each year, I spend a lot of my own resources (money/time) trying to get my art room ready for my students so that it can serve as a place of inspiration and creation. Although I have created a lot of my own signs and bulletin boards, and I fill my room throughout the year with student-made art, I am in desperate need of quality art images that I can hang to coincide with, and to inspire, art projects throughout the year. I teach various mediums (drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, etc.) to students in every grade, over the course of 6-8 week units. During each unit, I aid student learning about the specific mediums by teaching art history so that students have a broad understanding of not only how they can make art, but why it has been made throughout history. You can help aid this learning by funding my project so that I can receive quality art images that I can use with students for years to come.

This project is truly a gift that will keep giving.

The sets of prints that I will receive can be used year after year to help my students learn about art history, including African-American artists during Black History Month in February and female artists during Women's History Month in March. This will not only help me make my own visual art curriculum richer, but the cross-curricular connections between my room and academic studies will become richer as well. Thank you!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TAKE 5 PRINTS/ABSTRACT ART • Blick Art Materials $36.72 1 $36.72
TAKE 5 PRINTS/CITYSCAPES • Blick Art Materials $36.72 1 $36.72
TAKE 5 PRINTS/COLLAGE/ASSEMBLAGE • Blick Art Materials $36.72 1 $36.72
TAKE 5 PRINTS/DIGITAL MEDIA ART • Blick Art Materials $36.72 1 $36.72
TAKE 5 PRINTS/ART AND S.S. • Blick Art Materials $36.72 1 $36.72
TAKE 5 PRINTS/LANDSCAPES • Blick Art Materials $36.72 1 $36.72
TAKE 5 PRINTS/PEOPLE AT PLAY • Blick Art Materials $36.72 1 $36.72
TAKE 5 PRINTS/POP ART • Blick Art Materials $36.72 1 $36.72
TAKE 5 PRINTS/PRINTMAKING • Blick Art Materials $36.72 1 $36.72
TAKE 5 PRINTS/SCULPTURE • Blick Art Materials $36.72 1 $36.72
TAKE 5 PRINTS/SELF PORTRAITS • Blick Art Materials $36.72 1 $36.72
TAKE 5 PRINTS/STILL LIFE • Blick Art Materials $36.72 1 $36.72
TAKE 5 PRINTS/URBAN ENVIRON • Blick Art Materials $36.72 1 $36.72
TAKE 5 PRINTS/WOMEN ARTIST • Blick Art Materials $36.72 1 $36.72

Materials cost

$514.08

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$551.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$97.37

Total project goal

$649.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$649.16

7 Donors

-$284.57

Donations toward project cost

-$241.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.68

Matching donations from our partners

-$364.59

Match offers toward project cost

-$309.90

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.69

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 550 students.

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