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Mr. Phillips
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 6 donors
  • $0 still needed

MLK Wants To Play With Clay!

My students need clay, modeling tools, glazes, glaze brush sets, and cones for correct firing temperatures, these will all help to get us create great 3D projects.

My Students

The students are not exposed to the artistic medium of clay; having a working kiln in the classroom but not being able to create a piece of ceramic art is unfortunate.

My students are in grades K-5 and can't wait to come to art every week.

Most are of a low socioeconomic background. Art is an outlet for most of them, as they may not have another way to express themselves. The elementary is part of a city school district and a Title I school.

My Project

My students need clay, modeling tools, glazes, glaze brush sets, and cones for correct firing temperatures, these will all help to get us create great 3D projects. Students will be able to explore the medium of clay and ceramics. They will get to see the process from start to finish. I will be able to teach them many techniques in clay arts. Students will learn how to develop an idea in a three dimensional manner. They will also learn about the many techniques to hand-build with clay (coil, pinch, and slab).

This donation will change the idea of art for my students.

Instead of them looking at a kiln and not having the supplies to create with it, they will know how it functions and get to get dirty while having fun creating! The impact of this donation on my students will inspire them to create something they have never had the opportunity to create.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BAMBOO BRUSH/SET 3 • Blick Art Materials $5.10 8 $40.80
POLY SPONGE OVAL/5INX3INX2IN • Blick Art Materials $1.27 6 $7.62
AMACO K-6 GLOS GLAZE/12CLR CLASSPK • Blick Art Materials $130.65 1 $130.65
UNDERGLZ DECORT PNCL/BLACK EA • Blick Art Materials $7.40 1 $7.40
MODELING TOOLS/WOODEN ASSRT 1DOZ • Blick Art Materials $4.46 2 $8.92
67-S SEDONA RED/RED 50LB • Blick Art Materials $15.06 1 $15.06
NO 25 WHITE CLAY/WHT 50LB • Blick Art Materials $15.47 3 $46.41
51106/50BX 05CONE • Blick Art Materials $6.88 1 $6.88
51106/50BX 06CONE • Blick Art Materials $6.88 1 $6.88
SELF-SUPPORT CONES/25BX 04CONE • Blick Art Materials $6.33 1 $6.33
SELF-SUPPORT CONES/25BX 05CONE • Blick Art Materials $6.33 1 $6.33
SELF-SUPPORT CONES/25BX 06CONE • Blick Art Materials $6.33 1 $6.33
Item Shipping/Handling Charges • Blick Art Materials $56.00 1 $56.00

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 360 students.

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This classroom project was brought to life by State Farm Insurance and 5 other donors.

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