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Mrs. Buck from Blackfoot ID is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art Elective

Help me give my students art supplies to explore different media of art.

  • $609 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a sixth-grade teacher in a small, rural area in Idaho. We are located by a reservation. We celebrate and welcome a wide range of Native American and Hispanic students. As teachers, we received training this past year to support our students experiencing homelessness. I want to provide equal opportunities for all of my students regardless of their situation. Seventy percent of our students qualify for free and reduced lunch. We are fortunate to have military families, with a local National Guard Unit in our area and an Air Force Base close by. We strive to support and take care of our military families.

Every one of my students has a great desire to learn, explore, and expand their knowledge to their greatest potential.

My students are eager to learn and try new things. I strive to supply each one of my students with the materials needed for a successful educational experience.

My Project

The two hundred ninety students at our school are fortunate to choose a class elective. Their choices include band, choir, drama, media, and art. Approximately ninety of those students have chosen art. Unfortunately, our art supplies for these students are very limited. This project will allow the students taking the art elective to explore and enjoy different types of art media. Our young artist will have the opportunity to try their skills in areas such as sculpturing with modeling clay, painting with acrylics on canvas, Boondoggle crafting, rock painting, and water color painting with watered down paints.

“Creativity takes courage.” – Henri Matisse

We have many eager and creative young artist excited to dive in, absorb, acquire and use new skills in different areas of art. This project will ensure their excitement for art is fulfilled.

Mrs. Buck
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Trash Bags 55-60 Gallon, Large Heavy Duty Garbage Bags, 1.2 Mil, 100/Case, 38" W x 58" H, Black (100/Count), By Veska • Amazon Business $35.97 2 $71.94
Pepperell Rexlace Plastic Lacing Cord| Total 1800 Feet of Lace Cords for Lanyard String, Boondoggle Craft, Cording for Jewelry Making| Primary, Neon, Clear Colors| Set of 4 Packs, 450 Feet In Each Kit • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
School Smart Non-Toxic Modeling Clay Set, 5 lb, Assorted Standard Colors • Amazon Business $11.59 4 $46.36
Sargent Art 22-2399 8-Ounce Acrylic Paint, 12 Piece Set • Amazon Business $41.35 1 $41.35
Artlicious Canvas Panels 12 Pack - 8"X10" Super Value Pack- Artist Canvas Boards for Painting • Amazon Business $11.95 3 $35.85
Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint Set, 18 Piece (2-Ounce), PROMOABI Assorted Colors I • Amazon Business $27.65 1 $27.65
Artlicious - All Purpose Paint Brush Value Pack - Great with Acrylic, Oil, Watercolor, Gouache (25 Brushes) • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
US Art Supply 10 Piece Large Flat Chubby Hog Bristle Children's Tempera and Artist Paint Brushes • Amazon Business $7.96 3 $23.88
Acrylic Paint Set By Color Technik, Artist Quality, LARGE SET - 18x59ml (2-Ounce) Bottles, Best Colors For Painting Canvas, Wood, Clay, Fabric, Nail Art & Ceramic, Rich Pigments, Heavy Body, GIFT BOX • Amazon Business $21.95 1 $21.95
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 5 mil thick, 100-Pack (TP5854-100),Clear • Amazon Business $19.29 1 $19.29
28 Pcs Paint Tray Palettes Plastic for Art Painting and Kids Decorating Cupcakes • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Paint Brush Set, Nylon Hair Brushes for Acrylic Oil Watercolor Painting Artist Professional Painting Kits (80 Pack) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Clipco Stapler with 6000 Staples Full Desk Size Black (3-Pack) • Amazon Business $14.15 1 $14.15
50 Pcs Flat Paint Brushes Set with Synthetic Hair, Short Plastic Handle, Small Brush Bulk Kit, Acrylic Oil Watercolor Fine Art Painting for Kids, Children, Students, Starter Value Pack • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Sargent Art 24-2485 16-Ounce Acrylic Paint, Black • Amazon Business $9.29 1 $9.29
Sargent Art 24-2466 16-Ounce Acrylic Paint, Green • Amazon Business $9.29 1 $9.29

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