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Mrs. Southwell-Ferguson from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating an Artsy World

My students need painting and art supplies to use in our classroom to enhance our learning with the arts.

  • $372 goal

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My Students

The children I work with are very active and are constantly investigating the world around them. My students are mainly Spanish speaking, so finding ways for them to learn through exploration has become my main goal this school year. Our school is located in Oklahoma in a high poverty area. I work with an amazing group of teachers who have a passion for helping this community.

I want my Pre-K students to come home from school every day, proud of what they have learned and eager to share with their families.

I am the proud teacher of 20 rowdy four and five-years-old children.

My Project

The first time my students are getting away from home and family life is this year of Pre-K. They love to explore and make messes with whatever they play with and I want to make sure my classroom is stocked with messy things! A lot of them have never used classroom materials before or even held a paint brush. I want to be able to give them the materials they need to learn to express themselves through art.

One big issue with four year olds are their fine motor skills.

Having lots of painting materials that go beyond actual brushes will continue to build those fine motor skill which are so important in Pre-K. These stamp pads, paint rollers, apron papers, and paints will help my students express themselves through art.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
DB233 - Decorate-Your-Own Aprons - Set of 15 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 2 $49.98
DF468 - Sponge Painting Design Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
DR501 - Lakeshore Design Rollers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
Ink Pad Stamps Set,Stamp Pad DIY 20 Colors Rainbow Finger Ink Pad for Kids Scrapbooking Card Making Beautiful +6pcs Floral Pattern Round Wooden Rubber Stamps-Huston Lowell • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
RA132 - Foam Paint Rollers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
PX128RD - Superbright Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99
PX128RG - Superbright Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99
PX128TQ - Superbright Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Turquoise • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99
PX128VT - Superbright Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Violet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99
PX128WT - Superbright Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - White • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99
PX128YE - Superbright Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99
TS997 - Kwik Stix™ Tempera Painters - Set of 12 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99
PX128BK - Superbright Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Black • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99
PX128BR - Superbright Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Brown • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99
PX128BU - Superbright Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99
PX128GR - Superbright Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99
HH481 - Kid-Sized Paintbrushes - 6-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.99 5 $9.95

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