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Mrs. Long from Big Lake TX is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art Across the Color Spectrum

My students need art supplies of pencils, paints, brushes, and paper to let their creativity flow in art class.

  • $678 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are creative, thoughtful and full of ideas! They absolutely love hands-on, active, engaging projects and challenges that allow them to use their imaginations! They come to school each day ready to try new things and take brave chances in order to grow both personally and academically. Truly, they are my inspiration!

We are a small school in the heart of West Texas with a very diverse ethnicity.

There are not many opportunities for the children in our community to express themselves. Art, in any form, is one of the greatest ways for children to show their originality, talent, and imagination. You never know, I might have the next Picasso sitting in my class!

My Project

We plan to start with watercolor pictures. So the paper, watercolors, sharpies (for outlining the painting's individual characteristics), and paint brushes will be the first items used. Our first project will be flowers.

After that we get to try our hands at oil pastels.

They will literally end up on our hands as we create! I've never seen clean hands after coloring with oil pastels.

Then we move on to charcoals. For this we will use the charcoal sticks and charcoal pencils. They will learn that black and white pictures can be quite stunning. Finally, we will get to use the color pencils.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Washable Watercolors, 16 Count - 2 Per Case (530555) • Amazon Business $9.46 17 $160.82
Sargent Art Premium Coloring Pencils, Pack of 50 Assorted Colors, 22-7251 • Amazon Business $8.75 17 $148.75
Sakura XEP25 25-Piece Cray-Pas Junior Artist Assorted Color Oil Pastel Set • Amazon Business $5.87 17 $99.79
The Original Charcoal Pencil by General Pencil- Box of 12 Extra Soft 6B • Amazon Business $12.66 3 $37.98
Paint Brush Set, 50 pcs Nylon Hair Brushes for Acrylic Oil Watercolor Painting Artist Professional Painting Kits • Amazon Business $10.99 3 $32.97
Canson XL Series Watercolor Textured Paper Pad for Paint, Pencil, Ink, Charcoal, Pastel, and Acrylic, Fold Over, 140 Pound, 11 x 15 Inch, 30 Sheets • Amazon Business $9.97 3 $29.91
Global Art Materials Coates Artist Willow Charcoal Assorted 30 Sticks (1004) • Amazon Business $8.73 2 $17.46
AmazonBasics Permanent Markers, Black, 24-Pack • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$537.67

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$575.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$101.60

Total project goal

$677.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$677.34

6 Donors

-$405.72

Donations toward project cost

-$345.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.71

match offer

-$271.45

Match offer toward project cost

-$230.73

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.72

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.17

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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