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Mrs. Molton from Washburn ME is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Magnifiers for Mini Art: Tiny Paintings and Display

Help me give my students the magnifiers to create beautiful, meaningful miniature art!

  • $179 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classes are filled with wonderful and compassionate students who are trying to make their school and community a better place for everybody! They attend a small school in a very rural farming community. The students and school are plagued by the poor economics of the area and the continual lessening of funds provided by the state.

Despite these situations, these students want to succeed, and we need to fully prepare them to meet the world!

I must commend their courage and compassion for learning and try to provide them with what they need.

My Project

My students have explored making art that is larger than life, and now it is time to explore the tiny side of art. My students will use the tiny canvases and easels to create meaningful art on a very small scale. The different kinds of magnifiers will allow them to experiment and find which type works best for them as an artist.

"Great things are done by a series of small things brought together," said Vincent Van Gogh.

Students will use the enlargers to create beautiful, fully detailed art that will amaze the viewers. The display will be put up in the school library for everyone to see!

Mrs. Molton
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 43 students.

9 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
US Art Supply Artists 3"x4" Mini Canvas & Easel Set Painting Craft Drawing - Set Contains: 12 Mini Canvases & 12 Mini Easels • Amazon Business $18.96 2 $37.92
Artograph EZ Tracer Art Projector • Amazon Business $29.03 1 $29.03
YOCTOSUN Headband Magnifier with 2 LED Lights and 5 Detachable Lenses 1X,1.5X,2X,2.5X,3.5X –Hands-Free Head Worn Lighted Magnifying Glasses for Close Work, Jewelry Work, Watch Repair, Arts & Crafts • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
PP OPOUNT 5D Diamond Painting Tools LED Magnifier Light with Clamp, 2.5X & 5X Magnifier for DIY Diamond Painting Kits and Cross Stitch Tool Accessory Magnifier Lamp(Not Contain Diamond Painting) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
SE Illuminated Dual Lens Flip-In Head Magnifier • Amazon Business $8.55 1 $8.55

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