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Ms. Mayer from Alamo CA is requesting art supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Developing Creativity in 1st Grade!

Help me give my students the necessary art supplies to foster their budding creativity!

  • $595 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Project

My first graders live in a close-knit community that values education. They are excited to come to school every day, and I love seeing their faces light up when they try or learn something new! As a small, public, elementary school, we have a strong sense of community, but sometimes a smaller resource pool from which to get the supplies we need.

I believe in each of my students and want to foster his or her creativity and thirst for learning.

My students enjoy creating physical works of art, and I enjoy guiding them through this creative process. They love expressing themselves, and I love giving them the tools, paint, pastels, markers, and frames, to do so! What is more exciting to a child than a blank space on which to express him/herself? I can't wait to see what they come up with!

Ms. Mayer
Grades PreK-2

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sargent Art 144-Count Soft Colored Square Pastels, Blends Easy, Rich Pigments and Smooth Texture, Non-Toxic • Amazon Business $45.45 2 $90.90
Kwik Stix Tempera Paint - Primary Colors, Set of 96 • Blick Art Materials $73.98 1 $73.98
Kwik Stix Tempera Paint - Neon Color Class Pack, Set of 72 • Blick Art Materials $57.59 1 $57.59
Crayola Oil Pastels - Assorted Colors, Classpack of 336 • Blick Art Materials $46.63 1 $46.63
Oojami Pack of 12 Unfinished Solid Wood Picture Frames for Arts Crafts, DIY Painting Project Stand or Hang on The Wall 6x8 Frame Size Holds 6x4 Pictures for Kids Craft Birthday, School projects • Amazon Business $21.99 2 $43.98
SHARPIE Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, 12 Count • Amazon Business $8.98 3 $26.94
Lakeshore Nylon-Bristle Paintbrushes - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 2 $25.98
Prang Watercolor Refills - Oval, pkg of 12 Blue, Half Pans • Blick Art Materials $6.85 3 $20.55
Sharpie Permanent Marker, Ultra Fine Tip, Black, Dozen (37001) • Quill.com $12.59 1 $12.59
Crayola Oil Pastels - Assorted Colors, Set of 16 • Blick Art Materials $2.70 3 $8.10
Blick Liquid Watercolor - Brown, 8 oz bottle • Blick Art Materials $4.40 1 $4.40
Blick Liquid Watercolor - Red, 8 oz bottle • Blick Art Materials $4.40 1 $4.40
Blick Liquid Watercolor - Blue, 8 oz bottle • Blick Art Materials $4.40 1 $4.40
Blick Liquid Watercolor - Turquoise, 8 oz bottle • Blick Art Materials $4.40 1 $4.40
Blick Liquid Watercolor - Yellow, 8 oz bottle • Blick Art Materials $4.40 1 $4.40

Materials cost

$429.24

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$39.28

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.44

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$504.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.11

Total project goal

$594.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$594.07

1 Donor

-$396.05

Donations toward project cost

-$336.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.41

match offer

-$198.02

Match offer toward project cost

-$168.32

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.70

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$0.00

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