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Mrs. Y. from Houston TX is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Quality Ceramics for At Risk & Special Needs Students

My students need clay, pottery stamps, and glazes to create the pots.

  • $477 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Who doesn't love Ceramics! I teach sixth grade visual arts at one of Texas' largest Title One Intermediate Schools. At this urban school, I teach all students from the Autism unit, the Deaf Ed., the general population and Gifted and Talented. All of my students would greatly benefit from a quality ceramics unit.

We have no supplies! All of my students are asking if we will be having a ceramics unit. They know that other communities have ceramics in their schools and without help, I am afraid that I will have to tell my students that they will be 'left behind'. Our community does not have the proper funding to provide students with a quality ceramics unit.

I have a kiln and firing cones that the district has provided for the school. But I do need some expendable supplies. We need clay and glazes. Please, please help us. All of the sixth graders would greatly appreciate your help!

Your help will make it possible for my students to experience a quality ceramics unit. It will allow my students to make something tangible and functional to share with their families. Moreover, I know that it would make each and every one of them feel special and not forgotten. Thank you for your time.

Mrs. Y.
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 600 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Medium Triangle Pottery Stamp – Design G • Nasco $6.95 1 $6.95
Nasco White Earthenware Clay • Nasco $18.95 6 $113.70
AMACO® No. 1 Porcelain Slip – Gallon • Nasco $18.50 2 $37.00
AMACO® SP-Mender – 2 oz. • Nasco $1.70 10 $17.00
AMACO® Glaze Start-Up Classroom Pack – Set of 12 Pints • Nasco $153.95 1 $153.95
Medium Triangle Pottery Stamp – Design F • Nasco $6.95 1 $6.95
Medium Square Pottery Stamp – Design H • Nasco $6.95 1 $6.95

Materials cost

$342.50

Vendor shipping charges

$34.25

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$390.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.81

Total project goal

$476.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$476.72

6 Donors

-$238.37

Donations toward project cost

-$195.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.91

match offer

-$238.35

Match offer toward project cost

-$195.45

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.90

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$0.00

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