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  • $450 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Rios
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 8 donors
  • $0 still needed

Artist at Work

My students need crayons, markers, die cut shapes, newsprint paper, and collage frames that will lead to many creative and collaborate opportunities.

My Students

We know that children need daily art lessons to express their creativity. An arts education has been shown to improve cognition, problem solving skills, and creativity in our students. My students need access to shapes and colors to share their unique insights and become better writers.

My young scholars are eager to learn and enjoy discovering new facts.

They learn by doing and creating. My students love to use paints and crayons to express themselves. They are starting to work in collaborative groups and learning to share. My students are curious, active and are ready to take on many challenges. Art motivates them to learn across the curriculum. Since they are just starting to write they need a medium that will help them express their thinking. My little artist need crayons, pens, paint pens, and paper to problem solve and share ideas.

My Project

This project is so important because it offers students a chance to include art in their education. My students deserve the opportunity to explore their creative side and collaborate together and learn from one another. My small scholars can create several art pieces as they learn across the curriculum. But they will have to use problem solving skills to decide how their work will come together. For math they can create addition stories using the die cut shapes and crayons. They will assist each other as they process their learning. My students will become a creative community. Writing and art can be a powerful vehicle to express themselves. Art can empower my young learners to write as they respond to literature in a nurtured environment with materials that enhance their creativity.

All children are artist and currently we have no art classes, but the artistic talent and desire abounds.

Art can help express emotions, help problem solve, help foster imagination and teach children about themselves. My students will use art across the curriculum to be creative confident problem-solvers. We need art supplies to inspire kids to be respectful and responsible individuals.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ellison(r) AllStar SuperStar • Kaplan Early Learning Company $84.96 1 $84.96
CRAYOLA PAINT PENS/40/CT • Blick Art Materials $28.57 1 $28.57
CRAYONS CRAYOLA CONST PAPER CLASSPACK OF 400 • School Specialty $45.59 1 $45.59
COPIC MULTILINER/SET A-2 7PEN SET • Blick Art Materials $18.99 1 $18.99
CRAFTY DAB PAINT/POSTER CLR 10/SET • Blick Art Materials $17.33 1 $17.33
DIE ALLSTAR/BIGZ CAT DOG PIG AND RABBIT • School Specialty $17.00 1 $17.00
DIE ALLSTAR/BIGZ MOUSE OWL QUAIL AND TURTLE • School Specialty $17.00 1 $17.00
DIE ALLSTAR/BIGZ CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENT SNOWFLAKE AND STOCKING • School Specialty $17.00 1 $17.00
DIE ALLSTAR/BIGZ GIRAFFE KANGAROO AND ZEBRA • School Specialty $17.00 1 $17.00
RR426 - Peel & Stick Collage Frames - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
LC987 - Newsprint Easel Paper - 16" x 17 1/2" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 2 $15.98

Materials cost

$296.41

Vendor shipping charges

$24.10

State sales tax

$27.12

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$382.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.43

Total project goal

$449.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$449.51

6 Donors

-$151.80

Donations toward project cost

-$138.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.47

Matching donations from our partners

-$286.76

Match offers toward project cost

-$243.75

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.01

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 72 students.

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