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Ms. Marino from Minneapolis MN is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pottery Wheels For More Access To Experiential Learning

My students need an additional potter's wheels in our ceramics classroom to provide more experimental learning opportunities for all students more efficiently.

  • $2,128 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are passionate and creative beginners in the art of ceramics. Creating projects in clay allows them a hands-on experience and allows students to shine in unique ways.

The excitement around throwing on the potter's wheel is infectious and is often what my students are most interested in learning.

The rotation is mesmerizing and calming for even my most energetic and active students.

I am always impressed by their skill development and strongly desire to provide more opportunities!

My Project

I am hoping add one Brent B potter's wheel to my high school ceramics classroom to increase engagement and opportunity. I currently have five electric and one kick wheel.

I am grateful to be able to give students a taste of what throwing has to offer; however, with a class size of thirty-five students, it takes me seven class days to give every student one chance.

The more time a student has to work on the wheel, the faster they improve and the more complex the instruction can become.

More wheels will give students more practice time to develop their skills!

Ms. Marino
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
30007-0000-Brent Model B Power Wheel • Blick Art Materials $1,595.00 1 $1,595.00

Materials cost

$1,595.00

Vendor shipping charges

$159.50

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$23.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,808.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$319.13

Total project goal

$2,127.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,127.55

15 Donors

-$1,644.80

Donations toward project cost

-$1,434.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$210.72

match offer

-$440.40

Match offer toward project cost

-$374.34

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.06

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$42.35

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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