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Ms. Brown from New York NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Basic Art Supplies Needed for Art Centers

Help me give my students basic supplies like erasers, origami paper, tape, scissors, and hole punches for art centers.

  • $364 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As the art teacher, in a high needs elementary school in New York, I really want to build a top-notch art department. The students are eager and excited about learning.

Our school is located in a high poverty area and many of our students live in the neighboring housing projects.

We always have high attendance and the students are excited to learn and explore new subjects in the arts and literacy. The students at our school may not have the same opportunities as many NY students, but there is a team of hard-working teachers bridging that gap. I want the students to have a quality art education and the requested materials would help our students achieve their best artwork and develop as young artists.

My Project

I'm requesting basic art supplies for my students to use during centers in our art room. We use tape, erasers, scissors and so much more daily in the art room. The arts teach so many important lessons. I watch as my students become more confident and learn to take chances. They learn that at times there is no right answer and that thinking creatively can help you understand many ways to solve a problem.

The materials that you will be funding will help my students learn how to explore materials and techniques at their own pace.

We recently rearranged the entire art room so that our students experience a true studio experience. The students now work in the Drawing, Painting or Sculpture centers/studios. The scissors and hole punches will be used in both the drawing and sculpture center. The origami paper has recently become a big hit and I have a small group of fans that practice whenever they can. The scotch tape is used almost every day in the sculpture center. The erasers are a basic supply we need everyday.

Thank you in advance for helping my students. Not only will your donation help them explore the arts and gain self confidence, your donation sends a positive message of generosity. My students will be truly touched that someone they don't know cares about their education. Thank you!

Ms. Brown
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
23012-1300 - Scotch Magic Transparent Tape Roll - Pkg of 3, 3/4" x 8 yds. • Blick Art Materials $4.28 10 $42.80
11210-0379 - Aitoh Color Foil Origami Paper - Double Sided, Pkg of 36 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $3.67 10 $36.70
11245-0045 - Fold''ems Origami Paper - Silver Glitter • Blick Art Materials $6.61 5 $33.05
12248-1050 - Aitoh Yuzen Chiyogami Paper - YUSEN 40/SHT 5.875SQ • Blick Art Materials $15.35 2 $30.70
23012-1000 - Scotch Magic Transparent Tape Roll - 3/4" x 36 yards, 1" Core • Blick Art Materials $2.83 10 $28.30
21513-2144 - Pink Pencil Top Erasers - Pink, Box of 144 • Blick Art Materials $6.32 4 $25.28
57033-1600 - Fiskars Paper Edger -Contemporary Set of 6 • Blick Art Materials $11.51 2 $23.02
01320-1005 - Aitoh 100 Color Origami Squares - Package of 200, 5-7/8" Squares • Blick Art Materials $10.81 2 $21.62
11245-9015 - Metallic Gold Origami Paper - Pkg of 25 • Blick Art Materials $4.04 3 $12.12
11245-2410 - Metallic Silver Origami Paper - Pkg of 25 • Blick Art Materials $3.56 3 $10.68
57349-1001 - Officemate One-Hole Punch • Blick Art Materials $2.06 5 $10.30

Materials cost

$274.57

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$308.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.47

Total project goal

$363.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$363.16

3 Donors

-$342.29

Donations toward project cost

-$308.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.60

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$20.87

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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