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Mrs. O'Connor from Tucson AZ is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Artists in Training

Help me give my students a year of fun and creative art experiences.

  • $333 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach second grade at an amazing school near Saguaro National Park in Arizona. My students are creative, passionate and energetic with parents who support their learning on a daily basis.

We are a low-income school in a rural area and I want to make sure my students are given the opportunity to express themselves creatively, especially since our school does not offer any visual arts programs.

Many of the families at our school may not have the money to offer their children access to different art supplies so I want to make sure I have these in my room so they can explore creatively.

My Project

With these materials, we will try different types of art projects. We will explore art based on books by authors such as Leo Lionni with a watercolor and oil pastel chameleon, paint paper to use for future collage projects and experiment with color by mixing paint. Additionally, this will give us the opportunity to learn about artists such as Frida and Klee and experiment with recreating their type of art.

These materials will give my students the opportunity to explore their creative sides; an opportunity they might not otherwise be afforded.

All children should be able to paint, draw, and create.

Mrs. O'Connor
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
00018-1029 - Blick Student Grade Tempera - 4-Color Pump Kit, Primary Colors, Gallons • Blick Art Materials $64.44 1 $64.44
Crayola 53-0525-1 8 Pan Set Washable Watercolors, 12 Pack • Amazon Business $21.30 2 $42.60
Glue Jar Set, 12 Empty Glue Bottles with Brushes, Classroom, Art Supplies, School Supplies, Crafting, Kids Art, Projects, Gluing, Painting, Arts & Crafts, Toddlers, Pre-K and Kindergarten • Amazon Business $29.91 1 $29.91
Pentel Arts Oil Pastels, 432 Piece Classroom Size Pack (PHN-12CP) • Amazon Business $28.11 1 $28.11
ARTEZA 9x12" Expert Watercolor Pad, Pack of 2, 64 Sheets (140lb/300gsm), Cold Pressed, Acid Free Paper, 32 Sheets Each, Ideal for Watercolor Techniques and Mixed Media • Amazon Business $24.64 1 $24.64
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, 36 Count • Amazon Business $22.26 1 $22.26
Sargent Art 22-1610 No-Spill Paint Cups with Flip Open Lids, Set of 10 • Amazon Business $10.39 2 $20.78

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