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Mrs. Mant from Hilo HI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Outstanding Art Projects

Help me give my students a great foundation in the 2D and 3D art forms by having quality materials like good brushes, good acrylics, plaster gauze and colorful sculpture wire to create fantastic Art!

  • $444 goal

This project expired on January 16, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are not natural born artists, but they are open to trying new projects and working hard to complete each one. I have them start with very simple directions, then add to it to achieve a desired look.

Sometimes it is a challenge for the kids to get over the thought, "I'm not a good artist." So when I have them do projects, we start with very basic skills, and build on those skills to accomplish a complex project.

I like to base our projects in historic artifacts, so they get the knowledge of which culture had done something similar-then expand on it.

My Project

Every culture has created masks to exhibit spirituality of their people. Through dance, ritual, and dramatic theatre, masks are used to take on a special character or persona that is celebrated.

Our mask project will celebrate their individuality by incorporating the principles of design and use of color.

Masks are a fun way to get creative and to look into different cultures in history and what purpose they were used for. They could be for harvest, fertility, or a dramatic performance. The paster gauze will be the foundation of the mask, the paint and the brushes will be used to paint it and the wire will be used to decorate it.

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

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
34134-2500-Blick Plaster Cloth, Hobby Craft Plaster - 20 lb Roll, Approximately 250 yds • Blick Art Materials $63.99 2 $127.98
05170-0729-Blick Economy White Bristle Brush Class Pack - Bright, Classpack of 72 • Blick Art Materials $56.44 1 $56.44
33407-1009-Twisteez - Box of 200, 500 ft, Bulk Pack • Blick Art Materials $28.13 2 $56.26
00711-1049-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Basic Color Set, Pack of 6, Pints • Blick Art Materials $23.19 2 $46.38

Materials cost

$287.06

Vendor shipping charges

$43.06

State sales tax

$12.63

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$377.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.54

Total project goal

$443.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$443.60

3 Donors

-$393.60

Donations toward project cost

-$334.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.04

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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