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Mrs. Dearth from Charleston SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Artist of the Month!

My students need an introduction to some of the world's greatest artists! We need children's books about famous artists to help to create an "Artist of the Month" spotlight in our classroom.

  • $295 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I serve in a public Montessori school. My students range in ages from 3-6 years old. Montessori schools are typically private in nature, but what is so exciting about our school is that we are a public Montessori, providing Montessori education for students who might not otherwise be exposed to this style of education. My students come from a wide range of socioeconomic status' and cultural backgrounds, and they absolutely LOVE art, music, and Montessori! Last year we really got into gardening and nature, and now I want to dive into the world of art, beyond finger paint and glitter!

My Project

I want to expose my young learners to famous artists! This year I want to highlight an artist of the month and allow my children to learn about the life of the artist, the country where the artist was from, the style of art the artist used, and some of the artists most famous pieces of art. I have chosen some children's books for each of the artists we will be studying in order to introduce the artist in a child-friendly way. We will be recreating some of the famous art pieces with our own creativity and will use the books as a jumping off point to connect art and literacy together. Children will have the opportunity to do research on the artist of the month using the books from this project as another way to bring literacy and art together!

Mrs. Dearth
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ALEX Toys Artist Studio Magnetic Tabletop Easel • Amazon Business $39.49 1 $39.49
Henri Matisse (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists) • Amazon Business $17.62 1 $17.62
Child's Introduction to Art: The World's Greatest Paintings and Sculptures (Child's Introduction Series) • Amazon Business $15.50 1 $15.50
Henri's Scissors • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Mini Masters Boxed Set • Amazon Business $11.01 1 $11.01
Viva Frida (Morales, Yuyi) • Amazon Business $9.50 1 $9.50
van Gogh and the Sunflowers (Anholt's Artists Books For Children) • Amazon Business $8.51 1 $8.51
Degas and the Little Dancer (Anholt's Artists Books For Children) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Edgar Degas (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Picasso and the Girl with a Ponytail (Anholt's Artists Books For Children) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Frida Kahlo (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists) • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Jackson Pollock (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists) • Amazon Business $6.60 1 $6.60
The Magical Garden of Claude Monet (Anholt's Artists Books For Children) • Amazon Business $6.57 1 $6.57
Pablo Picasso (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists) • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
Vincent Van Gogh (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists) • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
Claude Monet (Revised Edition) (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
Action Jackson • Amazon Business $6.35 1 $6.35
Painting with Picasso (Mini Masters) • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Andy Warhol (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists) • Amazon Business $5.56 1 $5.56
Henri Matisse: Drawing with Scissors (Smart About Art) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Uncle Andy's: A Faabbbulous Visit with Andy Warhol (Picture Puffin Books) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79

Materials cost

$202.71

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$14.29

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.04

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$250.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.12

Total project goal

$294.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$294.16

2 Donors

-$294.16

Donations toward project cost

-$250.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.12

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$0.00

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