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Ms. Brown from New York NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Exploring Kwik Stix in the Painting Center

Help me give my students Kwik Stix sets for exploring painting and drawing.

  • $558 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As the art teacher, in a high need elementary school in New York, I really want to build a top-notch Arts department. The students are eager and excited about learning.

Our school is located in a high poverty area and many of our students live in the neighboring housing projects.

We always have high attendance and the students are excited to learn and explore new subjects in the arts and literacy. The students at our school may not have the same opportunities as many NY students, but there is a team of hard working teachers bridging that gap. I want the students to have a quality art education and the requested materials would help our students achieve their best artwork and develop as young artist.

My Project

I'm requesting Kwik Stix for our painting center. These unique painting sticks are a great tool for students to explore painting and drawing in a neat controlled art making process. The arts teach so many important lessons. I watch as my students become more confident and learn to take chances. They learn that at times there is no right answer and that thinking creatively can help you understand many ways to solve a problem. The materials that you will be funding will help my students learn how to explore materials and techniques at their own pace. We recently rearranged the entire art room so that our students experience a true studio experience. The students now work in the Drawing, Painting or Sculpture centers/studios. The Kwik Stix are a fun tool for painting, poster making and experimenting with color mixing. Some students don't like painting because it can often be messy and hard to control. These painting sticks make it easy to explore painting without the mess. The requested kits have a great selection of colors.

Thank you in advance for helping my students.

Not only will your donation help them explore the arts and gain self confidence, your donation sends a positive message of generosity. My students will be truly touched that someone they don't know cares about their education. Thank you!

Ms. Brown
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 250 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
00082-1124 - Kwik Stix Tempera Paint - Kwik Stix, Set of 24 • Blick Art Materials $22.39 10 $223.90
00082-1144 - Kwik Stix Tempera Paint - Primary Colors, Set of 144 • Blick Art Materials $102.68 1 $102.68
00082-1072 - Kwik Stix Tempera Paint - Neon Color Class Pack, Set of 72 • Blick Art Materials $55.46 1 $55.46
00082-1172 - Kwik Stix Tempera Paint - Metalix Color Class Pack, Set of 72 • Blick Art Materials $55.46 1 $55.46

Materials cost

$437.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$474.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.66

Total project goal

$557.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$557.72

1 Donor

-$371.81

Donations toward project cost

-$316.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.77

match offer

-$185.91

Match offer toward project cost

-$158.02

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.89

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$0.00

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