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Mrs. Blue from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mirror Magic

Help me give my students mirrors for our self-portrait unit in visual art!

  • $419 goal

This project expired on August 8, 2019.

This project expired on August 8, 2019.

My Students

I feel honored to say that I have been teaching at the same school for 19 years. My school is an inner city school in a lower class neighborhood and it is truly AMAZING. The majority of my students are Chinese. Some of my students are learning English and classes like Reading and Writing are a challenge, but creating art is something they can do without speaking English.

My students are the best!

I have taught many grades at my school but now I am lucky enough to teach art to around 750 students each week. I love teaching art and they love being artists.

My Project

Every year my students complete self-portraits. Having mirrors for these projects would be life changing. With mirrors students will be able to really focus on the exact details of their face. Their self-portraits will look much more realistic when the are finished.

Teaching this project with mirrors would be so amazing because students could really see their features.

I imagine that the finished project will be something parents will want to display in their homes for years.

With mirrors, students will gain a knowledge of self-portraits in a way that they never have before. Please help me perfect my self-portrait unit!

Mrs. Blue
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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22810-0851 - Self Portrait Mirror - Single Sided • Blick Art Materials $8.02 40 $320.80

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