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Mrs. Arida, Art Teacher from Orlando FL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating With Art Supplies

Help me give my students much needed art supplies. Our students need drawing paper, washable markers, sharpie pens, paint brushes, and glue sticks. These essential art supplies are vital for our everyday art classes.

  • $430 goal

This project expired on April 20, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our classroom has a culture where everyone works together. Our students are inquisitive, full of energy and eager for hands-on projects. Every day our students look forward to an exciting day of learning.

We believe that all students, regardless of ethnicity or socioeconomic status, deserve equitable access to the highest quality arts education taught by best-in-field certified arts teachers – OCPS Visual & Performing Arts Educators.

Our art room provides visual arts lessons that support classroom experiences to encourage students in all grades to:

• seek and construct meaning through encounters with art.

• discover the significance and value of art in their lives.

• learn and use new vocabulary.

• explore all areas of visual arts.

Our students come from a variety of low economic backgrounds with 100% of our students receiving free breakfast and lunch. Putting the right tools in my students' hands and letting them explore is crucial in cultivating their hunger for innovation, science, the arts and creative exploration.

My Project

My students need drawing paper, washable markers, Sharpie pens, paint brushes, and glue sticks.

Please donate to this great project to ensure basic art supplies for our very creative art classroom.

The students need these new art supplies. As students explore their artistry and discover their favorite mediums, they will begin to grow a collection of favorites that will help them create many drawings and paintings as they go through their journey learning about the different mediums available in the art classroom.

These types of art supplies are what we depend on to enjoy and to pursue our art passions. The process will be different whether we use the markers or paint, but in general, these types of supplies are greatly in need of replenishment.

With your generous donations, our children will have the supplies needed for our art room.

Mrs. Arida, Art Teacher
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 500 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PAPER DRAWING WHITE 24X36 90 LB 250 SHTS • School Specialty $68.79 1 $68.79
CRAYON SHARPENER ELECTRIC CRAYON PRO • School Specialty $57.36 1 $57.36
SHARPIE FIN BLK CANISTER 36/PK • School Specialty $27.47 2 $54.94
GLUE STICK ELMERS .24 OZ CLEAR PK OF 60 • School Specialty $17.94 3 $53.82
05891-1099-Royal Langnickel Clear Choice Brush Set - White Taklon, Round, Set of 60, Long Handle • Blick Art Materials $39.75 1 $39.75
21276-1080-Crayola Ultra-Clean Washable Markers Multicultural Set - Broad Tip, Classpack of 80 • Blick Art Materials $32.55 1 $32.55

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