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  • $157 goal

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Mrs. Rai
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

We Need Texture!!

My students need items to make texture, including a collection of molds, stamps, beads, buttons, and sea shells.

I am a ceramics teacher at a high school in Arizona. A lot of my students are English Language learners and live at the poverty level.

My students need items to make texture on their ceramics projects. Right now we have a minimal amount of objects, and many students do not have items at home to bring in. The art budget does not allow for much. It is fully funded by the student's 10 dollar fee which they have to pay, but that money goes entirely to the cost of clay and glazes. Consequently, there is no money left over to buy items for making texture.

By having items to make texture, such as shells, clay molds, stamps, buttons and beads, the students will be able to make creative textures on their projects. Having classroom items will also relieve the pressure on students who cannot and do not have items to bring in to use on their ceramics projects.

You can make it possible for my students to achieve in ceramics!! Thank you for giving them the materials to make beautiful textures on projects that they will cherish for years to come.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Roylco Uppercase Manuscript Letter Beads Pkg. of 288 • Nasco $10.85 1 $10.85
Studio Big Mama Mold 3 • Nasco $6.95 1 $6.95
Studio Big Mama Mold 4 • Nasco $6.95 1 $6.95
Studio Big Mama Mold 2 • Nasco $6.95 1 $6.95
Studio Big Mama Mold 1 • Nasco $6.95 1 $6.95
Studio Skinny-Mini Molds Set of 6 • Nasco $11.15 1 $11.15
2-lb. Bucket of Plastic Beads and Charms • Nasco $9.50 1 $9.50
Metal Charm Assortment • Nasco $17.25 1 $17.25
Colored Button Assortment 1-lb. Bag • Nasco $5.10 1 $5.10
Sea Shells 16-oz. Pkg • Nasco $7.50 1 $7.50
Antique Button Assortment 1/2-lb. Bag • Nasco $4.65 1 $4.65

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This project will reach 160 students.

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This classroom project was brought to life by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and 3 other donors.

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