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Ms. Maldonado from Los Angeles CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art Smart

My students need paint, aprons, paper, paint brushes and an art easel.

  • $533 goal

This project expired on June 21, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Every child is an artist.  The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.  ~Pablo Picasso

My students are creative little kids who enjoy learning and being exposed to new things.

Our school has been striving to meet our API goal of 800 and has therefore made Language Arts and Math a priority. Arts and art education has slowly been disappearing due to the pressure and emphasis of state testing.

My Project

I would like to be able to provide my students with the opportunity to be creative and to just be able to paint. Sometimes students are not the best at academics but they have a hidden talent that is unfortunately not able to develop because of all the restraints that teachers have. Painting is liberating and something that small children should be given the opportunity to do.

Please help our students get exposed to art education.

With your donation I would be able to get them a 3 way art easel, paint, paper and aprons to give them the opportunity to paint at least twice a week. I want them to be allowed to express themselves and their imagination through painting. You donation will allow them to do more than just academics at school.

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

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44 donors44 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 57 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA322 - Washable Glitter Tempera Paint Assortment • Lakeshore Learning $31.00 1 $31.00
JJ386X - Double-Sided Learn to Print Write & Wipe Board - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $57.50 1 $57.50
JJ850 - Letters, Numbers & Shapes Stencil Box • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
HH711 - Lakeshore Jumbo Glitter Painters • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95
CG586 - Adjustable Apron - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning $3.95 1 $3.95
CG582 - Adjustable Apron - Red • Lakeshore Learning $3.95 2 $7.90
CG584 - Adjustable Apron - Blue • Lakeshore Learning $3.95 2 $7.90
GG824 - Indoor/Outdoor 3-Station Easel • Lakeshore Learning $169.00 1 $169.00
BA918 - All-Purpose Paintbrush Assortment - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
TA9 - Newsprint Easel Paper • Lakeshore Learning $16.50 2 $33.00

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