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Ms. J. from Saint Louis MO is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creative Spark

Help me give my students paint and dabbers to create works of art!

  • $408 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is my 22nd year teaching in an urban school, but my first year in preschool. We have a very diverse population with families from more than 30 countries. Our diversity is our greatest strength!

Early childhood education is essential to closing the gap for urban students.

Now that our district offers free education for three- and four-year-olds, we are able to prepare students for kindergarten. I truly believe early childhood education is the first intervention we can offer our families.

My Project

Our current paint situation is BLEAK!! All of our paint was inherited from a retired teacher. The paint is very old and most of it is lumpy or dried out. With new paint, our students will be able to unleash their creative side.

The 1 gallon jug will give us plenty of paint to create MANY masterpieces!!

We have selected all the colors offered to give our students choice and variety when creating. Our students LOVE the painting and art center. We use the dabbers creatively, forming letters and for some of the games we play. We can't wait to start creating!!

Ms. J.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG965X - Help-Yourself Book Bins - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $35.99 2 $71.98
PP476 - Magnetic Display Shelves • Lakeshore Learning Materials $23.99 2 $47.98
EV212 - Regular Dot Art Painters - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 2 $31.98
PX2128BU - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - Gallon - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
PX2128VT - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - Gallon - Violet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
PX2128BK - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - Gallon - Black • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
PX2128WT - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - Gallon - White • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
PX2128BR - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - Gallon - Brown • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
PX2128RD - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - Gallon - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
PX2128YE - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - Gallon - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
PX2128RG - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - Gallon - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
PX2128GR - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - Gallon - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
PX2128TQ - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - Gallon - Turquoise • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99

Materials cost

$311.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$346.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.15

Total project goal

$407.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$407.67

1 Donor

-$203.83

Donations toward project cost

-$173.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.57

match offer

-$203.84

Match offer toward project cost

-$173.26

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.58

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$0.00

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