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Ms. Foster from Ellijay GA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Printmaking-So Much Fun for Years to Come!

Help me give my students materials needed to explore printmaking. These Gelli plates are amazingly easy for students to use. They are reusable and will last for many years to come. These 2" brayers will apply ink smoothly.

  • $391 goal

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My Students

My students are enthusiastic and artsy 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders. At my school students are served art class starting in the 3rd grade. By the time they get to art their excitement is amazing to see. My school is in a small rural farming community and more than half of our students receive free and reduced lunch. As a farming and agricultural community my school has a diverse student body with a percentage of students who are English Language Learners.

My Project

My students have no or very limited experience with this awesome art process. I would love to share all the fun with them! Gelli plates are soft textured gel plates that can be rolled with printmaking ink. Students can then show texture by drawing designs into the ink and stamping to create a one of a kind prints.

My students are excited and love to learn something new in art!

It is so much fun to explore mew materials and processes. However, outside my classroom my students have very little to no art materials. I frequently buy crayons for my less fortunate students to use at home. I want to widen their little worlds and show them how much fun and boundless creativity can be!

Ms. Foster
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
37841-1266 - Gel Press Printing Plate - 6" x 6", Class Pack of 12 • Blick Art Materials $129.59 1 $129.59
13825-1012 - Strathmore 400 Series Printmaking Paper - 8" x 10", 20 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $8.23 6 $49.38
40100-1002 - Educational Hard Polypropylene Brayer - 2" • Blick Art Materials $7.86 6 $47.16
44239-7066 - Hanco Standard Palette Litho Ink - 1 lb, Phthalo Green • Blick Art Materials $18.52 1 $18.52
44239-3576 - Hanco Standard Palette Litho Ink - 1 lb, Flame Red • Blick Art Materials $17.96 1 $17.96
44239-5166 - Hanco Standard Palette Litho Ink - 1 lb, Phthalo Blue • Blick Art Materials $15.98 1 $15.98

Materials cost

$278.59

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.22

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$331.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.59

Total project goal

$390.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$390.58

9 Donors

-$291.02

Donations toward project cost

-$263.12

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.90

match offer

-$81.02

Match offer toward project cost

-$68.87

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.15

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$18.53

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$0.00

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