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Mrs. North from Olathe KS is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Print-a-Palooza 2019-2020 (Part 2)

Help me give my students advanced printmaking supplies to continue their love of printing and to let their creativity flow in the art studio.

  • $370 goal

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My Students

I am lucky enough to work with some of the most amazing teachers, staff, and students at my elementary school in Kansas. Being a Missouri native, I was scared about fitting in, but my sweet students have made me feel right at home. They are very welcoming and caring as well as high achievers that strive for improvement in all academic areas. My school provides students with rigorous academics and other activities that keep them excited about learning. The students enjoy challenging themselves to grow as learners so that they can become successful adults later in life.

Each student creates individual projects based off of personal interests at their independent skill level.

They are in charge of what they learn and are able to create their own curriculum based of personal inspirations and ideas. Allowing choice teaches students: how to work at their own pace and follow a line of thought over an extended period by being motivated and ready to work, how to learn from and work with peers by engaging in positive social interactions and collaborations, how to develop a personal style of art, and how to take responsibility of and care for supplies and materials.

My Project

All of my students want to learn to use as many different types of materials as they can. After elementary school, most of my students will choose to take different classes over art. I want to give them plenty of opportunities to explore new media and techniques. We have already explored drawing, painting, and collage techniques and materials, and we’re ready for a new challenge with new supplies. Printmaking is messy, which means it’s also very engaging!

If I receive the materials from this project, all of my students will have the chance to work together collaboratively with printmaking materials.

Right now, I only have enough supplies for a few students to work on printmaking projects at a time. Working together as team a fosters positive relationships, allows students to patience with sharing, and encourages socialization. Being part of a team and sharing ideas are pieces of the National Core Arts Standards that I use to create my curriculum.

Mrs. North
Grades 3-5

This project will reach 274 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
40105-1004 - Speedball Hard Rubber Brayer - 4" • Blick Art Materials $6.80 19 $129.20
Speedball 3800 Water-Soluble Block Printing Ink – Bold Color With Satin Finish AP Certified Non-Toxic - 8 FL OZ, Black • Amazon Business $10.11 4 $40.44
Speedball Water-Soluble Block Printing Ink, Process Yellow, 8 Ounces • Amazon Business $17.13 1 $17.13
8oz Plastic Wide-Mouth Storage Jars (12 pack) with labels - Large straight-sided clear empty refillable food-grade BPA-free PET containers with white screw-on lids for crafts, cosmetics, lotions, kitc • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Speedball Water Soluble Block Printing Ink, Fluorescent Blue, 8 Ounces • Amazon Business $14.81 1 $14.81
Speedball Water Soluble Block Printing Ink, Fluorescent Orange, 8 Ounces • Amazon Business $12.80 1 $12.80
Speedball Water Soluble Block Printing Ink, Fluorescent Yellow, 8 Ounces • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Speedball 3801 Water-Soluble Block Printing Ink – Bold Color With Satin Finish AP Certified Non-Toxic - 8 FL OZ, Red • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Speedball Art Products Company 3804 Water-Soluble Block Printing Ink – Bold Color With Satin Finish AP Certified Non-Toxic - 8 FL OZ, Green - 408242 • Amazon Business $8.22 1 $8.22

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