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  • $168 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Allan
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 16 donors
  • $0 still needed

Weaving And Wood Collage

My students need burlap and dowels for creating weavings, and wooden shapes for collage.

My Students

Learning about shape and learning to weave are visual art standards in the elementary grades. Using a variety of materials can help students grasp those standards.

My students attend public school in a large multicultural city.

Most come from low-income families, are struggling with math, reading, and writing, but can feel successful through art making. Some have special needs. These children are not exposed to a variety of experiences unless the school provides that opportunity. As their art teacher, it is my responsibility to expose them to as many different ways to express themselves as I can. With a variety of art materials the students can have a rich creative experience.

My Project

I need burlap so that my students can learn about weaving, one of the visual art standards, by adding to and subtracting from the loose weave of the burlap.The wooden dowels will be used to hang the weaving. I also need wooden shapes so that students can create beautiful collages using just shape. Both projects are suitable for my special needs students due to the ease of manipulation of the materials and high likelihood of success, enabling the students to feel great pride in their individual creations.

Due to budget constraints, there are limited materials available for teaching art.

Having these materials will enable the students to have an experience that they are not likely to get outside of school. Self-expression through art is important for all children to have, no matter what their socioeconomic status. My students will have a richer experience from using materials that are more tactile, like burlap and wood.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
NATURAL BURLAP/!N ASSORTED 46IN • Blick Art Materials $54.35 1 $54.35
CRTVTY ST WOOD DOWEL/1/4INX12IN 12PC • Blick Art Materials $2.46 6 $14.76
WOODSIES WOOD SHAPES/ASSRT RND 330/PC PK • Blick Art Materials $5.31 2 $10.62
WOODSIES WOOD SHAPES/CIRCLES 130/PC PK • Blick Art Materials $3.61 2 $7.22
WOODSIES WOOD SHAPES/RECT 130/PC PK • Blick Art Materials $3.61 2 $7.22
WOODSIES WOOD SHAPES/SQUARES 130/PC PK • Blick Art Materials $3.61 2 $7.22

Materials cost

$101.39

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.28

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$142.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.09

Total project goal

$167.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$167.28

15 Donors

-$83.63

Donations toward project cost

-$71.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.54

match offer

-$83.65

Match offer toward project cost

-$71.10

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.55

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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16 donors16 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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