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Ms. Cobb (Silva) from Cathedral Cty CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating the Joy of Learning Through Art

Help me give my students the joy of learning by expressing themselves through art!

  • $593 goal

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My Students

The 3rd grade students in my classroom are a diverse group of young people. They are eager to learn about pretty much anything I am willing to teach them! They love learning new things and definitely love it when they can teach me as well!

These young people are the future Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics leaders of the 21st Century!

The jobs that we, as teachers, are preparing them for have yet to be invented! That being said, they are so willing to learn about science and engineering. Both of the subjects are taught in my room within math and language arts as well as independently. My students are excited each and every day to add to their knowledge.

That being said, they are also very eager to express their learning through art. They want to draw, paint, and create every chance they get!

My Project

Giving my students the chance to express themselves through creativity will encourage them to continue to strive for excellence in their academics as well.

The lessons will not only help them with following directions and collaborative discussions but also with being able to have a creative escape that will ultimately increase their love of learning new things.

Art has all but been eliminated in the elementary classrooms. I want to bring it back because I see the reactions on the faces of my students when they are given the chance to create! And when it’s time to get back to academics, they are ready to learn!

Ms. Cobb (Silva)
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
US Art Supply Aluminum Tabletop Easel Tri-Pod Display Table Top Design with Rubber Feet 10-Easels (Large - NO Arms) • Amazon Business $79.96 2 $159.92
ONE HAPPY CHOICE 4 Sets of 10 Pieces Synthetic Hair Paint Brushes, Blue, for Acrylic, Oil and Watercolor Painting • Amazon Business $18.99 6 $113.94
PHOENIX Pre Stretched Canvas for Painting - 8x10 Inch / 10 Pack - 5/8 Inch Profile of Super Value Pack for Oil & Acrylic Paint • Amazon Business $14.31 5 $71.55
US Art Supply Aluminum Tabletop Easel Tri-Pod Display Table Top Design with Rubber Feet 4-Easels (Large - NO Arms) • Amazon Business $39.96 1 $39.96
Acrux7 Round Point Paint Brushes Set, 12pcs Paintbrushes Tip Range from Detail Liner, Medium to Large Size for Watercolor, Oil, Acrylic Painting and Craft, Nail, Face Paint (White Pen) • Amazon Business $8.50 2 $17.00
Acrux7 Flat Paint Brushes Set, 12pcs Paintbrushes Flat/Shader Tip for Watercolor, Oil, Acrylic Painting and Craft, Nail, Face Paint (Blue Pen) • Amazon Business $7.90 2 $15.80
Flat Paint Brushes Set,50 Pcs Art Paintbrushes for Kids/ Artists/Painters/Beginners/Students ,Short Plastic Handle,Nylon Hair Brushes for Acrylic Oil Watercolor Art Painting (Flat brushes) • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90

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