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Ms. Gunderson from Concord CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Family Paint Night: Kandinsky Style!

My students need paints, brushes, smocks, canvases, and easels to make our family paint night into a reality!

  • $702 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This year started a new teaching chapter when I moved to first grade in a new school in a new district! My students are eager to learn and explore! I want to provide my students with a rich, engaging, exciting classroom to keep them intrigued and loving school. We are a magnet school with a focus on language and culture, as well as technology integration.

Every student is different, so I strive to differentiate for all of my kids to meet their individual needs.

This requires time, energy, and most of all, resources. I'm working towards building my new first grade classroom to be the best it can be for my little ones!

My Project

As a new school, we are working hard to build a connected community of students, families, and staff. We are hosting a Family Date Night Paint Night to give students a chance to explore the world of painting, while also bringing families together and engaging in some quality time!

We need a variety of painting materials like tempera paint, canvas and brushes to ensure all of our students are able to participate and take home a family masterpiece!

Each family will work together to create a piece inspired by Kandinsky's Concentric Circles. Students will be able to apply math concepts while also learning about the connection between art, emotions, and music! We can't wait to help our children's creativity shine!

Ms. Gunderson
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
00082-1144-Kwik Stix Tempera Paint - Primary Colors, Set of 144 • Blick Art Materials $100.94 1 $100.94
50303-1024-Economy Table Easel - 24" • Blick Art Materials $16.13 5 $80.65
04800-1001-Sargent Childs Smart Smock - , 27", Long Sleeve • Blick Art Materials $1.83 40 $73.20
08911-1006-Bienfang Canvasette Paper Canvas - 12" x 16", White, 10 sheets • Blick Art Materials $13.77 5 $68.85
00641-1144-Reeves Acrylic Painting Set - Set of 144 colors, 10 ml tubes • Blick Art Materials $59.49 1 $59.49
06082-1349-Langnickel Big Kids Choice Lil Grippers Brush Set - Chubby Rounds and Flats, Set of 5 • Blick Art Materials $5.31 8 $42.48
06082-1859-Langnickel Big Kids'' Choice Lil'' Grippers Brush Set - Filbert, Set of 5 • Blick Art Materials $5.79 5 $28.95
20013-2509-Sakura Cray-Pas Junior Artist Oil Pastels - Assorted Colors, Set of 25 • Blick Art Materials $2.94 5 $14.70

Materials cost

$469.26

Vendor shipping charges

$46.93

State sales tax

$42.94

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.04

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$596.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$105.21

Total project goal

$701.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$701.38

3 Donors

-$701.38

Donations toward project cost

-$596.17

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$105.21

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$0.00

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