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Mrs. Henson from Henderson NV is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Using TeXtuRE to Convey a Variety of Messages and Emotions

Help me give my students rubbing plates to help them discover the world of texture.

  • $181 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a Title I, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) Academy located in Nevada. Our students represent a very culturally diverse population. They are hard-working children, in-spite of the fact that over half come from low-income & working-class families. The majority receive free/reduced price lunch and breakfast. In spite of the challenges they face, they come to school eager and ready to learn. Once a week, these K-5th grade students enter my art room to put the A in STEAM. We are designing an arts integrated program to enhance and support our STEAM investigations. We imagine, create, and experiment with our ideas, materials and colors.

We are letting our imagination soar!

My students are finding new passions and ways to express themselves as well as their knowledge. I am so lucky and thankful to see every learner at our Academy each week and watch them grow from year to year.

My Project

Our students are experimenting how the use of texture, along with other elements of design, can convey a variety of messages and emotions. We are in need of texture rubbing plates to explore how to make implied texture in a piece of work to create a sense of how something might feel. Our young artists are going to be using texture so they may give a sense of personality to a design, or utilized to create emphasis, rhythm, contrast, etc.

We are excited to apply and explore new artistic techniques.

The Shade-Tex Rubbing Plates and Fiskars Texture Plate Assortment Pack will allow students to connect textures that will match with the theme of their design or landscape. The RUBBING PLATES LEAF SET will connect to our STEAM as we explore nature, trees and the beauty of changing seasons.

Come help us “feel” our way into design!

Mrs. Henson
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 730 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH977 - Textured Rubbing Plates • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
Kahootz Action Plates Drawing Playset • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Fiskars Texture Plate Assortment II, 6 Pack (12-56597097) • Amazon Business $10.69 1 $10.69
RUBBING PLATES DOODLES SET OF 6 • School Specialty $10.22 1 $10.22
RUBBING PLATES SET OF 6 CURVES • School Specialty $10.22 1 $10.22
RUBBING PLATES LEAF SET OF 16 • School Specialty $9.15 1 $9.15
22809-1003-Shade-Tex Rubbing Plates - Nature Set • Blick Art Materials $5.84 1 $5.84
22809-1004-Shade-Tex Rubbing Plates - Architecture Set • Blick Art Materials $5.84 1 $5.84

Materials cost

$100.93

Vendor shipping charges

$12.91

State sales tax

$7.92

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$153.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.05

Total project goal

$180.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$180.32

6 Donors

-$180.32

Donations toward project cost

-$153.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.05

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$0.00

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