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Ms. Blaire from Hempstead TX is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Last Minute Holiday Cheer!

Help me give my students supplies to make festive ornaments. We are requesting clear glass ornaments and wood slice ornaments.

  • $257 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is in a very rural setting of Texas in a small town. Most students that come to our school are from an economically disadvantaged background. This, however, does not extinguish their curiosity or love of art - just the opposite.

Most students that come into my room have hope in their eyes and want to explore different mediums.

I think that art can be a great escape from any troubles they may be facing. They love creating art in my room and many times are so proud that they give their finished piece to a loved one as a gift.

Our school falls into one of the counties that were affected by Harvey a year ago. While our school was not affected, I know many families still recovering. Any addition to the art room can brighten their days and outlooks!

My Project

This is a VERY last minute project that (fingers crossed) I hope to get funded before we leave for holiday break!!

I was not planning on doing a Christmas or holiday "project," but SO many of my students keep asking me about it!

They want to make ornaments and give them to their loved ones as a sweet memento. I do not have enough funding to fund this project.

I am requesting two different types of blank ornaments. The first is rustic wood ornaments that they will hand paint with acrylic paints. The other type is clear glass ornaments. We will water down acrylic paint (I will combine this with a color theory lesson) and with pippettes (who doesn't love using a pipette?) we will drop the colors INSIDE the ornament and swirl it around.

Our school is from a very poor rural community that was affected by Hurricane Harvey just a little over a year ago. I believe this project would really brighten up their holiday spirits.

Ms. Blaire
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Buy Bulk Darice DIY Crafts Clear Glass Disc Ornaments 3 1/8 Inches X 6 Pieces Per Box X 24 Boxes • Amazon Business $118.00 1 $118.00
Unfinished Natural Wood Slices 30 Pcs 2.4"-2.8" Inch Craft Wood kit Predrilled with Hole Wooden Circles Great for Arts and Crafts Christmas Ornaments DIY Crafts Rustic Wedding Ornaments • Amazon Business $16.38 3 $49.14
Jolik 40 Pieces Wooden Ornaments Unfinished, 3.5"Round Blank Wood Discs for DIY Christmas Ornaments • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
200 Bulk Pack Plastic Transfer Pipettes By D&H Medical: Squeeze Droppers For Essential Oils, Makeup, Liquor & Experiments – 3ml Suction Injector Tools For Lab, Hospital, School Classroom & Home Use • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$185.12

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$217.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.45

Total project goal

$256.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$256.35

1 Donor

-$128.17

Donations toward project cost

-$108.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.22

match offer

-$128.18

Match offer toward project cost

-$108.95

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.23

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$0.00

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