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Ms. Smith from Hamilton NJ is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creativity: Painting Style

Help me give my students a new easel to paint pictures on because the easel we have now is extremely damaged and hanging on "by one thread".

  • $348 goal

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My Students

My students are faced with several challenges both inside and outside of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, they're strong, courageous, and eager to learn so that they may succeed one day. I believe in them 100% and know that they will all make some kind of difference in the world one day.

I would describe my students as eager to learn, bright, and creative.

They're in the "exploratory" stage of their life and their beginning to ask "Why?" They like to be active, read, and socialize with their friends and teachers. From the minute they walk into my class, I am focused on them and excited to hear stories or hear them making connections about the particular study we're doing.

As a teacher, I am passionate about my students and their progress, and I only want the best and for all of them to achieve to the best of their ability. So, how about it? Donate what you can to these children who have a true desire to succeed!

My Project

We need a new easel for our classroom as ours is extremely damaged and no longer safe to use. My students enjoy painting pictures and painting in general has so many benefits to them, such as: fostering their creativity, allowing them to express themselves, it can raise their self-esteem, and it allows them to appreciate art.

The easel that I am requesting has four spaces, which is very convenient for this age because more children are able to paint at once as opposed to the easel we have in the classroom now that only allows two children to paint at once.

There's nothing that makes these children more happy than seeing their artwork displayed on the walls. It gives them a sense of accomplishment and pride! :)

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

This project will reach 14 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
4 Station Space Saver Easel • Kaplan Early Learning Company $261.86 1 $261.86

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