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Ms. Kierst from Dallas TX is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art Odds and Ends

My students need watercolor paint, brush buckets, tissue paper, tacky glue, crayons, ink pads and clay for various art projects.

  • $298 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures." -Henry Ward Beecher My students are discovering the joy of creating art.

These children face a world of uncertainty and extreme poverty.

But, time and time again, they surprise me with their ability to spring back, put their best feet forward and strive for a sunnier future. For many of them, art is a chance to stand out in the crowd and shine.

My Project

We have basic art supplies, but we are missing a few odds and ends. Our students have won many contests. Last year, one of our own had a page on the "Trashing Texas Beaches Isn't Cool" calendar. His art was chosen from over 6,000. entries. Any artist will tell you that having the right materials matters when you're striving for excellence

Hands-on art activities teach independence, patience, cause and effect, and creative problem solving.

These are traits that our students' future employers will be looking for. By supporting our art program, you are giving our students the chance to develop as artist and as people.

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

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 456 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PAINT WATERCOLOR TRUE FLOW 8 OZ TURQUOISE • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $3.41 3 $10.23
BASIN BRUSH • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $5.51 12 $66.12
TISSUE PAPER REMNANTS 1# • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $7.21 3 $21.63
GLUE ALEENE TACKY DAB 4 OZ • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $1.51 12 $18.12
CRAYONS STAONAL PACK OF 8 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $2.84 6 $17.04
INK PAD JUMBO CIRCULAR WASHABLE • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $40.80 1 $40.80
CLAY CLOUD CLAY CLASSPACK WHITE 3 LB • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $21.37 1 $21.37

Materials cost

$195.31

Vendor shipping charges

$19.53

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$252.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.61

Total project goal

$297.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$297.38

5 Donors

-$122.00

Donations toward project cost

-$103.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.30

match offer

-$175.38

Match offer toward project cost

-$149.07

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.31

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$0.00

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