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Mrs. Baker from Haleiwa HI is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fine Arts for Fine Young Artists!

My students need art supplies, such as paper, oil pastels, and tempera paints for weekly projects and specialty supplies for themed projects.

  • $577 goal

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My Students

Young artists love to create and when their teacher has a limited supply of "good paper" for drawing and painting it can put a damper on the excitement.

My students are a mix of special needs and general education students from various ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.

All of my students are creative and expressive. We journal every morning and illustrate pictures to accompany each entry. With these great imaginations and toned artists muscles, my students crave quality art supplies.

My Project

Currently we have no drawing paper, a limited supply of construction paper, and nearly gone poster paints. My students enjoy drawing and painting but their inspiration is sometimes dampened when they are forced to create a "masterpiece" on the backs of recycled copy paper. My students will create self-portraits with the support of the hand held mirrors, design geometric pattern art with the oil pastels and black construction paper, make 3D collages sealed with the mod podge, and do gyotaku fish printing with the rubber fish. Through these activities they will learn art history and culture.

Fine arts are more than just fun.

Art stimulates the right side of the brain which is said to focus on feelings and creativity. I believe in stimulating a student's "whole brain" by integrating fine arts into my curriculum whenever possible. By supporting this project, you will help my students express themselves visually and emotionally as they learn.

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
CONST PPR CLASSROOM PACK TRURAY 2000 PCS-CTN • School Specialty $94.99 1 $94.99
Nasco Personal Mirror - Pkg. of 12, 5" x 7" • Nasco $42.50 1 $42.50
PASTELS OIL STD SIZE SET OF 12 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $1.42 25 $35.50
PAPER WHT DRWN 18X24 50# SCHOOL SMART REAM • School Specialty $28.49 1 $28.49
MOD PODGE GLOSS GALLON • School Specialty $25.83 1 $25.83
PAPER CONST TRU-RAY SMART STACK 9X12 PACK OF 240 • School Specialty $12.82 2 $25.64
FEATHERS IMITATION EAGLE QUILLS PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $5.60 4 $22.40
PAPER SAX DRAWING 12X18 MANILA 60# REAM • School Specialty $16.14 1 $16.14
Nasco Life/form® Tropical Fish Mini Gyotaku Set • Nasco $14.05 1 $14.05
Nasco Life/form® Fish Replica - Flounder • Nasco $13.95 1 $13.95
Nasco Life/form® Fish Replica - Perch • Nasco $13.95 1 $13.95
CONST PPR 18X24 WHITE TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $6.93 2 $13.86
PIPE CLEANERS 12X1/8 CLSSRM PACK OF 1000 • School Specialty $13.77 1 $13.77
PAINT TEMPERA WHITE VERSATEMP GALLON • School Specialty $13.67 1 $13.67
Nasco Life/form® Fish Replica - Mini Blue Gill • Nasco $12.60 1 $12.60
CONST PPR 9X12 WHITE TRURAY 53SC PK50 • School Specialty $2.03 5 $10.15
CONST PPR 18X24 BLACK TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty $6.93 1 $6.93
CONST PPR 9X12 BLACK TRURAY 57SC PK50 • School Specialty $2.03 2 $4.06
PAINT TEMPERA BROWN VERSATEMP PINT • School Specialty $2.46 1 $2.46
PAINT TEMPERA GREEN VERSATEMP PINT • School Specialty $2.46 1 $2.46

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