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Ms. Figueroa from Rialto CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Art in Motion

Help me give my students books, art supplies and soccer equipment so they can be engaged intellectually, creatively and physically.

  • $623 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the honor and privilege of teacher twenty-one amazing second grade students. In my classroom, ninety-five percent of my students receive free breakfast and lunch. All of my students are at least one grade level behind second grade standards. My class is made up of students that are visual and kinesthetic learners, English learners, and students who require additional emotional and educational support. Each of my students is unique in their own way, but there is one thing they all have in common. They all believe that they can do anything, and they can. How do I know? Because...

They are artists, avid readers, explorers, writers, performers, and mathematicians, that are tech savvy, determined and empathetic.

Each day two things occur in my classroom. First, I deliver twenty-first century educational practices with limited resources. I use Whole Brain Teaching, Step Up to Writing, Conceptual Math, Readers Theater and technology. Second, I learn from students. I learn about the persistent nature of the human spirit that allows you to reach goals despite external limitations. And, I learn about small acts of kindness and empathy that make me believe in the future generation.

My Project

The materials in this project will help with student engagement and creativity. The books provide a place for students to get lost in. They can explore grade level age-appropriate stories that expand their thinking and transcend their world. Engaging in art builds confidence in students who are not proficient in other areas while allowing students an outlet for expression. The soccer equipment provides a physical activity that also teaches students how to work as a team.

As a teacher, I am committed to bringing holistic education to my students in order to address their intellectual, emotional and physical needs.

A multi-tiered system of support ensures that students have equitable access to quality education. The more pathways that are created for them, the easier it will be to keep them engaged in school.

Ms. Figueroa
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pop Up Soccer Goals Set - 2 Portable Soccer Nets for Backyard, Park or Training - Carry Bag + 8 Disc Soccer Cones Extra Metal Pegs - Perfect Soccer Goals for Kids • Amazon Business $64.97 1 $64.97
08951-1006-Grumbacher Acrylic Pad - 18" x 12", Spiral Bound, 15 sheets • Blick Art Materials $14.84 2 $29.68
Babymouse #2: Our Hero • AKJ Education $5.10 5 $25.50
20349-1012-Jolly Superstick X-Big Colored Pencils - Assorted Colors, Set of 12 • Blick Art Materials $7.85 3 $23.55
06032-1009-Richeson Slightly Imperfect Assorted Brush Set - Set of 42 • Blick Art Materials $21.92 1 $21.92
Nate the Great and the Missing Key • AKJ Education $4.37 5 $21.85
Junie B. Jones #2: Junie B. Jones and a Little Monkey Business • AKJ Education $3.64 6 $21.84
22220-2009-Blick Drawing Pencils, Set of 12 - , Set of 12 • Blick Art Materials $10.67 2 $21.34
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things • AKJ Education $5.10 4 $20.40
21252-0209-Crayola Super Tips Washable Marker Set - Assorted Colors, Fine Line, Set of 20 • Blick Art Materials $4.04 5 $20.20
00082-1024-Kwik Stix Tempera Paint - Thin Stix, Set of 24 • Blick Art Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Coast Athletic 6' Gym Kids Parachute | Kids Play Parachute • Amazon Business $19.88 1 $19.88
20441-1001-Prang Charcoal Pencil - Hard, Each • Blick Art Materials $0.92 21 $19.32
Flat Stanley: His Original Adventure! • AKJ Education $3.64 5 $18.20
Cam Jansen: The Mystery of the Dinosaur (Bones #3) • AKJ Education $3.64 5 $18.20
Eva's Treetop Festival: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #1) • AKJ Education $4.49 4 $17.96
20072-2000-Coates Premium Artist''s Willow Charcoal - Thick, Box of 12 • Blick Art Materials $7.33 2 $14.66
Eva Sees a Ghost: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #2) • AKJ Education $3.64 4 $14.56
00807-1024-Reeves Gouache - Set of 24 tubes, 10 ml tube • Blick Art Materials $11.15 1 $11.15
22103-1001-Expo Whiteboard Towelette • Blick Art Materials $7.87 1 $7.87
00700-2006-Pebeo Assorted Patterns - Age 6 & 7 +, Set of 20 Patterns • Blick Art Materials $3.27 2 $6.54
21502-2620-Prismacolor Kneaded Eraser - medium, 1-1/4" x 3/4" x 1/4", Gray • Blick Art Materials $0.56 10 $5.60
20013-2509-Sakura Cray-Pas Junior Artist Oil Pastels - Assorted Colors, Set of 25 • Blick Art Materials $2.77 2 $5.54

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