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

Aspiring Artists Need Supplies for Creativity

My students need art supplies such as paper, pastels, clay, glazes, and water colors.

  • $525 goal

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My Students

Since the budget cuts, our school is unable to purchase art supplies for our class. Art is the first budget that gets deleted. Many of my students express themselves through art by creating beautiful murals and paintings.

I have twenty-five 5th grade gifted and high achieving students who are from an extremely low income neighborhood that is infested with gangs, drugs and prostitution.

Despite their environment, these students manage to excel further than most of their peers. The school contains grades first through sixth with an enrollment of approximately 900 plus students. Although, most of my students are intellectually gifted, they have superior artistic abilities. Many of my students cannot afford crayons and watercolors. Therefore, our drawings are usually pencil drawn. Our class would like to infuse the class, school and neighborhood with our beautiful artwork.

My Project

The resources will help students learn to beautify their school and neighborhood. Instead of looking at graffiti written walls, they can post pictures of their artwork in the library, grocery stores, medical and dialysis centers, and school. I want them to see signs of hope for a better community. Perhaps their older brothers and sisters can help promote this projects by creating artwork with them. In addition to the art, students will create clay figurines that can be use to decorate the local senior citizen home. Students will learn that they are responsible for the aesthetic appearance of their school and local community.

I believe that this project will bring the school and local community together.

I believe that beauty things are contagious. When you see beautiful pictures, you want to surround yourself with more. In their creativity, students will be able to use their talents to help their school to become more safer.

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Mrs. Tiger
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
BRUSH WATERCOLOR CLASSROOM ASSORTMENT PACK OF 36 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $44.63 1 $44.63
PAINT CRAYOLA WTRCLR WASH OVAL SET OF 16 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $3.79 15 $56.85
PASTELS CRAYOLA OIL LARGE SIZE CLASS PACK OF 336 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $39.19 1 $39.19
PAPER - DRAWING WHITE 9X12 HVYWT 60# - 500 SHT-REAM • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $11.96 2 $23.92
PAPER SCRATCH ART GOLD AND SILVER FOIL PACK OF 50 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $29.44 1 $29.44
MARKER WATERCOLOR CONICAL PACK OF 200 - SCHOOL SMART • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $37.99 1 $37.99
MARKER MARK-IT COLOR COLLECTION ASSORTMENT SET OF 36 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $19.94 1 $19.94
OVEN POLYMER CLAY AND CRAFT • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $47.49 1 $47.49
CLAY LOW FIRE EARTHENWARE SEDONA RED 67 MOIST 50 POUNDS • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $18.67 1 $18.67
GLAZE LOW FIRE MEDIUM BLUE • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $7.40 1 $7.40
GLAZE LOW FIRE CHARTREUSE • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $7.40 1 $7.40
GLAZE LOW FIRE BRIGHT WHITE • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $7.40 1 $7.40

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