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Mrs. Willis from Colorado Springs CO is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Art Therapy Class

Help me give my students an opportunity to improve their self-esteem through expressive drawing, coloring, and painting using a variety of art materials like markers, how to draw books, tools, and paint pens.

  • $347 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am lucky enough to teach a dynamic group of students that come from all walks of life! Our students are in school to learn about academic subjects, but these are not the only things that they need to learn if they ever want to become successful in the real world. Students today learn in so many different ways and it is my job to meet their individual needs through personalized learning.

Our school struggles with attendance rates, parental involvement, and staff retention.

As a teacher, I strive to find ways to motivate, engage, and spark creativity in my students. And that costs money - that's where I need your help!

My Project

Art therapy is a form of expression that uses the creative process of making art to improve a person’s physical, mental, and emotional well-being.

My students' self-esteem will soar through expressive drawing, coloring, and painting using a variety of art materials.

These calming art methods will promote personal development, increase coping skills, and enhance cognitive function.

The right mix of art can improve overall well-being and contribute to lowering anxiety and stress, improving self-awareness, strengthening relationships, regulating behaviors and advancing social skills. Your donation of art pens, stencils, and other supplies will contribute to the overall character development of my students.

Mrs. Willis
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rock Art Handbook: Techniques and Projects for Painting, Coloring, and Transforming Stones (Fox Chapel Publishing) Over 30 Step-by-Step Tutorials using Paints, Chalk, Art Pens, Glitter Glue & More • Amazon Business $13.38 2 $26.76
Paint pens for rock painting - Wood, Glass, Metal and Ceramic Works on almost all surfaces set of 15 Vibrant Medium tip Oil Paint Marker Pens, Quick Dry, Water Resistant • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
PINTAR Oil Paint Pens (24-Pack) - Vibrant Colors For Rock Painting and Glass Painting - Craft Supplies - Works On Most Surfaces Wood, Ceramic, Glass, Metal, Rocks - Water Resistant Office Supplies • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Mandala Tools for Painting Rocks Mandala Painting Dotting Stencil Dot Mandala Kit 30 PCS • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Mandala Tools for Painting Rocks Mandala Painting Dotting Stencil Dot Mandala Kit 30 PCS • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
The Mandala Guidebook: How to Draw, Paint and Color Expressive Mandala Art • Amazon Business $18.60 1 $18.60
Paint pens for Rock Painting, Stone, Ceramic, Glass, Wood. Set of 15 Acrylic Paint Markers Extra-Fine Tip • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Paint Pens for Rock Painting, Stone, Metal, Ceramic, Porcelain, Glass, Wood, Fabric, Canvas. Set of 15 Permanent Oil Based Paint Markers Fine Tip • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Metallic Markers Pen for Rock Painting - Medium Point, for DIY Crafts, Fabric, Metal, Glass, Ceramic, Permanent Oil Paint Marker Pens, Water Resistant, 15 Colors/Set • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
25 Pieces Mandala Dotting Tools for Painting Rocks, Coloring, Drawing and Drafting • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Rock Art Handbook: Techniques and Projects for Painting, Coloring, and Transforming Stones (Fox Chapel Publishing) Over 30 Step-by-Step Tutorials using Paints, Chalk, Art Pens, Glitter Glue & More • Amazon Business $13.38 1 $13.38
Mandala Dotting Tools for Painting Rocks and Nail Art kit with Mandala Stencil, Acrylic Rods, Painting Pen Dot Dotting Tools and Paint Tray by Foxmum • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Metallic Markers Pen for Rock Painting - Medium Point, Metallic Color Paint Markers for Ceramic Painting, Glass,Mug, Plastic, Photo Album, Card Making, 10 Colors • Amazon Business $10.53 1 $10.53
Metallic Markers Paint Pens-Medium Tip Paint Pens Metal Art Permanent Marker Set for Card Making, Painting Rocks, Scrapbooking, Black Paper, Glass,Wood, Ceramics,DIY Craft Kids,10 Colors(12 Pcs) • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
Floral Mandala Coloring Book: World's Most Beautiful Floral Mandalas for Stress Relief and Relaxation • Amazon Business $4.80 1 $4.80

Materials cost

$245.05

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.68

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$294.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.95

Total project goal

$346.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$346.36

1 Donor

-$174.00

Donations toward project cost

-$147.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.10

match offer

-$172.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$146.51

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.85

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$0.00

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