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Ms. Hiering from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Taino Printmaking

The cost of art supplies for printmaking from Nasco and the Quill Corporation is $133, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $144 goal

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I want to integrate social studies and art- teaching the students basic printmaking techniques along with studying the Taino Indians. Our school is a majority Puerto Rican population; learning about the art of the peoples of Hispaniola is a great way to understand the culture that today no longer exists. I am in my 3rd year of teaching art at my school and am very attached to my kids. We are in a poor area with a great deal of gang problems. These kinds of hands-on experiences are very engaging for many who are overwhelmed by the problems in their lives. I have a very small budget and am always looking for ways to expose my students to more art experiences. I found that recycled foam trays work beautifully for printmaking. I already have printmaking brayers; I only need ink and some paper to print. I also want to copy images I have scanned, so I need printing ink and photo paper for my computer. I previously did a similar unit and found that the students were very engaged and retained the knowledge well. I would be doing this project with 4th graders. I would greatly appreciate my students having this experience and won't be able to do it witout this funding.

Ms. Hiering
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
QUILL REMANUFACTURED INK CARTRIDGE F/EPSON 1280 -- Quill PREMIUM Inkjet Cartridge for EPSON Stylus 1270/1280/1290; Five-Color • Quill Corporation $20.68 1 $20.68
EPSON PREMIUM PHOTO GLOSSY INKJET PAPER -- Epson 10 Mil. Premium Glossy Photo Paper; 20 Sheets • Quill Corporation $12.59 1 $12.59
NASCO PRINT INK 16OZ GREEN • Nasco $8.03 1 $8.03
NASCO PRINT INK 16OZ MAGNT • Nasco $8.03 1 $8.03
NASCO PRINT INK 16OZ BLACK • Nasco $8.03 1 $8.03
NASCO PRINT INK 16OZ TURQ • Nasco $8.03 1 $8.03
NASCO PRINT INK 16OZ YELLW • Nasco $8.03 1 $8.03
NASCO PRINT INK 16OZ RED • Nasco $8.03 1 $8.03
NASCO PRINT INK 16OZ BLUE • Nasco $8.03 1 $8.03

Materials cost

$89.48

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$117.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.88

Total project goal

$143.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$143.76

2 Donors

-$137.81

Donations toward project cost

-$118.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.81

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.09

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$0.00

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