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Ms. Esparza from Los Angeles CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Art is FUN!

Help me give my students art supplies, including googly eyes, colored construction paper, dot painters, glitter paint, and skin colored face papers so that they can get creative in class.

  • $203 goal

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My Students

My students live in a low socioeconomic and often rough area of Los Angeles. Although they do not live in the best of neighborhoods, I strive to give them the best education for a brighter future.

My students are 48 energetic, inquisitive, smart 5-6-year-old students from diverse backgrounds in the dual language program.

They consist of 50% English Language Learners with a Latino background and 50% English only students with Latino and African American backgrounds. I love that my students are diverse in their backgrounds and in their Spanish abilities. They are able to learn from each other as they begin their journey into bi-literacy and bilingualism.

My Project

I am requesting a variety of art supplies to keep my students working their creativity all year long. All of these supplies will be used in various projects throughout the year.

Art is powerful: it stimulates creativity, it's therapeutic, and it's fun, and I want my kindergarteners to have access to as many art supplies as possible.

One of my favorite activities during the year is creating class portrait with the face paper. It also involves a good discussion around skin colors. The construction paper is used for clothes and the paints are used for decorating. Besides that, the supplies are used for other seasonal projects, such as decorating a christmas tree, making sea creatures, creating collages. The list is endless.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
EV212 Regular Dot Art Painters Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 2 $31.98
RY928 MakeAFace Sheets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 2 $25.98
LA412 Glitter Glue Painters Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
EV213 Shimmering Dot Art Painters Set of 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
EV214 Brilliant Dot Art Painters Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
BJ2580 Wiggly Eyes Set of 300 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 1 $6.99
TA50SB Construction Paper 9 x 12 Pack Sky Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 2 $2.38
TA50BB Construction Paper 9 x 12 Pack Bright Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 2 $2.38
TA50YE Construction Paper 9 x 12 Pack Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 2 $2.38
TA50GB Construction Paper 9 x 12 Pack Bright Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 2 $2.38
TA50HG Construction Paper 9 x 12 Pack Holiday Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 1 $1.19
TA50SC Construction Paper 9 x 12 Pack Scarlet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 1 $1.19
TA50VT Construction Paper 9 x 12 Pack Violet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 1 $1.19
TA50MA Construction Paper 9 x 12 Pack Magenta • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 1 $1.19

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