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Ms. Beckner from Victoria TX is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cultivating Creativity

Help me give my students a wider variety of art supplies to encourage their creativity!

  • $803 goal

This project expired on April 5, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings." - Agnes Martin

My students come from all different cultures and walks of life that give them a unique perspective to share through their art.

They are creative and intelligent. They have their own voice to share through art.

Each student I have wants to express and share their view of the world around them with others. My job is to allow my students the opportunities to do this through art.

My Project

On average, I teach over 500 students a week in my art classroom. Each child is unique and has their own perspective on the visual art projects we complete. Each and every student brings their own background knowledge, experiences, and emotions to create unique, personal art projects .

To help each child truly capture what makes him or her special, I would like to offer my students a variety of different mediums to allow for self-expression.

Due to a lack of funding for art supplies and our community being heavily impacted by Hurricane Harvey, we have very limited supplies in the classroom which leads to repetition and a lack of creativity for the students. Please donate to allow my students the opportunity to express themselves using a new medium.

Ms. Beckner
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 550 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Prismacolor Premier Soft Core Colored Pencils, Assorted Colors, Set of 24 • Amazon Business $15.99 10 $159.90
US Art Supply 8 X 10 inch Professional Artist Quality Acid Free Canvas Panel Boards for Painting 4-12-Packs (1 Full Case of 48 Single Canvas Board Panels) • Amazon Business $37.96 4 $151.84
Crayola Classpack Assortment, 800 Regular Size Crayons, 16 Different Colors (50 Each), Great for Classroom, Educational, All-Purpose Art Tools • Amazon Business $41.03 2 $82.06
US Art Supply Artist Sketch Tote Board - Great for Classroom, Studio or Field Use (23"x26") • Amazon Business $17.06 4 $68.24
Crayola Colored Pencil Bulk Classpack, 12 Assorted Colors, 240 Count • Amazon Business $26.73 2 $53.46
U.S. Art Supply 96 Hole Plastic Pencil & Brush Holder - Desk Stand Organizer Holder for Pens, Paint Brushes, Colored Pencils, Markers • Amazon Business $6.96 7 $48.72
Juvale Artists Aprons Kids, 24 Pack Childrens Smocks Painting, Kitchen, Classroom, Art Craft Event, Green Orange, 13 x 19 inches • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
CRAYOLA LLC MULTICULTURAL CRAYONS REG 8PK (Set of 24) • Amazon Business $24.31 1 $24.31
Paint Brush Set, 30 Pieces Nylon Hair Brushes for All Purpose Oil Acrylic Watercolor Painting, 10 Sizes Acrylic Paint Brushes for Artists/Painters / Beginners/Students / Kids • Amazon Business $8.90 2 $17.80
Pentel Arts Oil Pastels, 50 Color Set (PHN-50) • Amazon Business $3.99 2 $7.98

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