• Our art program needs your help!

    Do you have any of the following items to donate?


    • BLOCKS: wooden, Lego, Duplo, magnetic, cardboard (with brick pattern), plastic…really any type of block in any amount.  Used by all grades!

    really ANY type of block and in any amount.  Used by all grades! 


    • SHELVING (heavy plastic or metal) for artwork storage, especially 3D work: clay, paper, assemblage


    • SUPPLIES/MATERIALS (open or partially used OK):
        • Duct tape, any color
        • Aluminum foil rolls
        • Ziploc bags (quart or gallon)
        • Plastic wrap rolls
        • Oil clay, Model Magic, Playdough, any amount
        • Cornstarch and baking soda for making Model Magic
        • Pink pearl erasers
        • Craft supplies: pom-poms, googly eyes, pipe cleaners, buttons, felt
        • Chinet paper plates
        • Clipboards, any style or color (Rosedale only)
        • Small colorful vases for creating still lives


        • Fake flowers/flower arrangements; fake fruit and vegetables 
        • Fancy clothes for when we “Dress Like a Painting” (gowns, blazers, frilly shirts, hats, costume jewelry, unique shoes…anything you think might work)
        • Thin cardboard (shirt cardboard, poster board…scraps OK), flattened cereal boxes too!
        • Thick, corrugated cardboard (anyone in manufacturing have end pieces?), flattened 
        • Cardboard tubes (TP, paper towel, wrapping paper…)
        • Brown paper grocery bags or brown kraft paper
        • Pringles containers (short or tall OK)
        • Plastic items including plastic forks, spoons and knives, toy parts/game pieces, and anything else you think is interesting.  Clean, please! 
        • Paint chips
        • Corks, for building and printing
        • 5 gallon buckets (from restaurants or hardware stores)—need a couple
        • Wood: toothpicks, popsicle sticks, tongue depressors, skewers, wood scraps (not too splintery, please!)
        • Tools: Hammers, screwdrivers (phillips and flathead), nails, screws, working drill, sandpaper

    **Please place supplies in a box or bag with either “ART” or “Ms. Mason” written on the outside. You may drop items off in the front of the school or school office, or send it in with your child on their art day. 




    Ms. Fran Mason

    Kennedy/Rosedale Visual Arts Teacher