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Mrs. Brandi from Indianapolis IN is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Amazing Young Artists In Need of Essential Art Supplies

My students need glue, charcoal sticks, play doh, pencil sharpeners, erasers, acrylic paint and paint trays to further explore and create beautiful work of art.

  • $318 goal

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My Students

I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart. ~Vincent van Gogh My students try their very best to learn the principles and elements of Art. They demonstrate a passion for creating, but lack the materials to accomplish projects.

I'm the new art teacher in an urban/ high poverty area in downtown Indianapolis and my students have limited exposure to art materials.

Having a variety of tools to choose from will assist my students in cultivating their creativity and express themselves in a more positive manor. Unfortunately, They have gotten used to just the basics- crayons, paper...markers if their lucky. My goal is to teach my pupils to experiment, discover and produce quality art work. The necessary art supplies are needed in order to achieve this goal.

My Project

Play dough is a staple play material in the early childhood classroom. Play-dough provides enjoyable and satisfying experiences for young children, but it is not merely a fun activity. It provides valuable hands-on, active-learning experiences and supports children's growth and learning in many domains. Through this medium I can address early learning standards and observe children'€™s progress in many areas of development, such as fine-motor skills. In addition, children also really enjoy painting, and it is a great activity for child development as well. When children paint they are able to experiment and express themselves, which is definitely good for them. Some of the excellent benefits developmentally are color recognition, spatial awareness, hand eye coordination, fine motor skills, and gross motor skills.

I'm asking for the necessary supplies for my students to produce amazing art works that can be showcased through out the school.

These pieces will visually impact the overall school environment and boost the morale of the students. Indirectly, promoting positive self esteem and work ethic.

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Mrs. Brandi
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 430 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
BLICK PASTEL/SET12 CHARCOAL • Blick Art Materials $3.88 12 $46.56
CRAYOLA DOUGH/ASSORTED 6/SET • Blick Art Materials $43.72 1 $43.72
ELMERS NR GLUE ALL/128OZ • Blick Art Materials $11.08 2 $22.16
PINK PEARL ERASER/SM DOZ ZZ • Blick Art Materials $3.16 6 $18.96
PLASTIC TRAY/LID FOR RND 10WELL • Blick Art Materials $0.68 25 $17.00
PLASTIC TRAY/10 WELL RND EACH • Blick Art Materials $0.63 25 $15.75
CHRMACRYL ESSENTIALS/WRM RED 1/2GAL • Blick Art Materials $14.87 1 $14.87
CHRMACRYL ESSENTIALS/COOL YLW 1/2GAL • Blick Art Materials $14.87 1 $14.87
CHRMACRYL ESSENTIALS/WRM BLU 1/2GAL • Blick Art Materials $14.87 1 $14.87
PENCIL SHARPNER/MAPED DUAL HOLE METL • Blick Art Materials $1.27 10 $12.70
CHRMACRYL ESSENTIALS/BLOCK OUT WHT 16 OZ • Blick Art Materials $5.55 1 $5.55
CHRMACRYL ESSENTIALS/BRN 16OZ • Blick Art Materials $4.68 1 $4.68
CHRMACRYL ESSENTIALS/BLK 16OZ • Blick Art Materials $4.68 1 $4.68

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