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Ms. Smith from Oakland CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art Education

My students need art supplies including clay, sculpting tools, paper, and more to work with the new art instructor during prep time.

  • $356 goal

This project expired on May 13, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Children love Art! It's also educational and fun!!

Our school is a public school in the inner city of Oakland.

Many of the students enjoy school as a means to get away from their day-to-day struggles. Art is a means by which to express oneself and is also important to the development of the whole child.

My Project

Art education is one of the first subjects to be cut during budget crises. Students greatly benefit and enjoy art and with a new art instructor available to our school, supplies are needed to make the class a reality. I am requesting various art supplies such as modeling clay, craft tissue, paint brushes, & pom pom balls. Students will benefit from art by being able to be creative, express their individuality, and make the memorable art that we all remember from childhood such as Mother's Day cards, snowmen from cotton balls, and express their creativity.

This project is important because there are some children who struggle daily with academics and art is an area where everyone can succeed and feel valuable.

Children are so proud when they are able to take home a project they created.

Ms. Smith
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 180 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PAPER TISSUE CIRCLES 4 PACK OF 480 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $5.60 1 $5.60
TISSUE KOLORFAST ASST • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $17.00 2 $34.00
BRUSH WATERCOLOR SHORT HANDLE SET OF 72 - SCHOOL SMART • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $34.82 2 $69.64
RUBBING PLATES TRUE INSECT SET OF 16 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $7.23 1 $7.23
RUBBING PLATES FLOWERS SET OF 16 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $7.23 1 $7.23
RUBBING PLATES LEAF SET OF 16 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $7.12 1 $7.12
RUBBING PLATES BIRD SET OF 16 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $7.23 1 $7.23
CLAY MODELING • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $2.93 10 $29.30
SCULPTAMOLD 3 LB • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $5.69 4 $22.76
POM PONS ASSORTED SIZE/COLOR PACK OF 1200 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $11.39 1 $11.39
PAPER COLOR DIFFUSING 12X18 SHEETS PACK OF 50 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $6.64 3 $19.92

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