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Ms. David from Bronx NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

For Art's Sake

The cost of paints, crayons, construction paper and other art supplies is $418, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $433 goal

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I am a second grade teacher in the Bronx. My children are terrific and ready learners and artists. I am responsible for their instruction in all content areas. Art is part of our everyday lives. Using art to teach math, history, and science provides tactile and visual learning which reaches many students. Including an art activity in a properly presented lesson, students can easily understand even the most complex of ideas. Quite frankly, art across the board makes learning interesting and a fun hands-on experience. Children often think of art as simply painting pictures. Being a "learning artist" involves so much more than that. I believe children that are given the opportunity to incorporate art into lessons will learn how to create and be encouraged to explore and take chances. Being able to take chances is a vital component of learning. For this reason, I would like to establish a functional art center for my students. Some of the supplies requested are crayons, construction paper, drawing paper, paint, glue sticks and scissors. As my young Rembrandts use these supplies, they will develop a special way of seeing and thinking about the world which is shared with others through the works they create. The materials will be available to all of the children in the classroom. Learning through art encourages creativity and cultivates learning through valuable hands-on activities. We appreciate your consideration.

Ms. David
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RIVERSIDE,CONSTRUCTION PAPER COMBO CASE,16PK/9X12,4PK/12X18 -- Riverside Combo Case of Construction Paper • Quill Corporation $62.99 1 $62.99
CRAYOLA CLASSPACK CRAYONS 400 COUNT LARGE SIZE ASSTD COLORS -- Crayola Crayons Classpack ; Large Size, 8 Colors • Quill Corporation $49.49 1 $49.49
CHENILLE STEMS, 12X4MM, 1000 PER BOX -- Chenille Kraft Chenille Stems; 1/8x12", Class Pack • Quill Corporation $14.39 1 $14.39
TRU-RITE DRAWING PAPER 60# BASIS WT. 500 SHEETS 9X12 -- Riverside Tru-Rite Drawing Paper; 9x12", 60-lb., White • Quill Corporation $11.69 2 $23.38
SCISSORS,5"SCHL,BLUNT PK12 • Nasco $8.75 3 $26.25
Glue Stick for Item #20083, 24/Pkg. • Highsmith Inc. $4.79 2 $9.58
CRAYOLA CONSTRUCTION PAPER CRAYONS,16 COUNT -- Crayola Construction Paper Crayons • Quill Corporation $2.24 30 $67.20
16OZ WASHABLE TEMPERA PAINT -- Elmer's 16-oz. Washable Tempera Paints; Black • Quill Corporation $1.43 2 $2.86
16OZ WASHABLE TEMPERA PAINT -- Elmer's 16-oz. Washable Tempera Paints; Red • Quill Corporation $1.43 5 $7.15
16OZ WASHABLE TEMPERA PAINT -- Elmer's 16-oz. Washable Tempera Paints; Orange • Quill Corporation $1.43 4 $5.72
16OZ WASHABLE TEMPERA PAINT -- Elmer's 16-oz. Washable Tempera Paints; Blue • Quill Corporation $1.43 4 $5.72
16OZ WASHABLE TEMPERA PAINT -- Elmer's 16-oz. Washable Tempera Paints; Violet • Quill Corporation $1.43 5 $7.15
16OZ WASHABLE TEMPERA PAINT -- Elmer's 16-oz. Washable Tempera Paints; White • Quill Corporation $1.43 4 $5.72
16OZ WASHABLE TEMPERA PAINT -- Elmer's 16-oz. Washable Tempera Paint; Yellow • Quill Corporation $1.43 4 $5.72
16OZ WASHABLE TEMPERA PAINT -- Elmer's 16-oz. Washable Tempera Paints; Green • Quill Corporation $1.43 4 $5.72

Materials cost

$299.04

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$354.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.85

Total project goal

$432.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$432.50

1 Donor

-$407.85

Donations toward project cost

-$355.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.85

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$25.08

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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