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Mr. Patino from Carrollton TX is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fostering Creativity

My students need Canson Glassine roll, Kraft paper, waxed paper, expo dry erase markers and tempera paint to improve fine motor skills and foster creativity.

  • $1,000 goal

This project expired on September 14, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are active and have a desire to express themselves through their art work. Yet many times their art work is not a true reflection of what they can do because of the limited supplies we have available to us.

My students are a group of dual-language first graders that attend a Title I school in a Texas urban school district.

Many are still learning English, and many more are on free or reduced lunches. Most importantly, they love learning in all subjects everyday.

My Project

We are asking for some basic materials to improve our art center like a craft tape dispenser with 10 assorted color tape rolls, sealing tape, Kraft paper, waxed paper, 1 Canson Glassine roll, Expo markers, Scotch masking tape, washable liquid tempera paints, , washable glitter tempera paints, bright giant washable color ink pads, washable sensory play materials, paint cup carriers, paint pumps, all purpose paintbrush set of 30 to create paintings, collages, manipulatives, book covers, and improve their fine motor skills. Students will use these quality supplies everyday in class to create pieces of art that express their learning. As a result, the students will improve their fine and gross motor skills through our art center. This activities are very important because improving their fine and motor skills will help and improve all content areas in all the students. These materials are materials that will last us years to come. Many students will benefit from these supplies

The art center is a favorite place for students.

They love the freedom they have to use all of the materials to create anything they want. A well stocked art center opens the door for students to explore the endless possibilities for creating long-lasting masterpieces that they are truly proud of.

Mr. Patino
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP275X - Washable Sensory Play Materials - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
ECR4Kids Craft Tape Dispenser with 10 Assorted Color Tape Rolls • Amazon $46.99 1 $46.99
Expo Low Odor Chisel Tip Dry Erase Markers, 8 Colored Markers (1743032) • Amazon $5.88 6 $35.28
Boardwalk KFT24301000 Kraft Paper, 24" x 1000ft, Brown • Amazon $33.61 1 $33.61
LA322 - Washable Glitter Tempera Paint - 8-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.50 1 $31.50
Canson Glassine Roll - 36 Inches x 20 Yards • Amazon $31.06 1 $31.06
The Pencil Grip Writing CLAW for Pencils and Utensils, Medium Size, 6 Count Blue/Red (TPG-21206) • Amazon $10.33 3 $30.99
LC195 - Paint Pump • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 6 $17.94
Roberts 70-120 3-Feet x 250-Feet 30-Pound Waxed Paper Underlayment for Wood Floor Installation in 750 Square Feet Roll • Amazon $29.25 1 $29.25
LC323 - Heavy-Duty Toddler Vinyl Paint Smock - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 4 $27.96
The Pencil Grip Writing CLAW for Pencils and Utensils, Small Size, 6 Count Assorted Colors (TPG-21106) • Amazon $9.07 3 $27.21
LA712 - Bright Giant Washable Color Ink Pads - 5-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $26.99 1 $26.99
Expo Neon Bullet Tip Dry Erase Markers, 5 Colored Markers • Amazon $6.70 4 $26.80
The Pencil Grip Writing CLAW for Pencils and Utensils, Large Size, 6 Count Blue/Red (TPG-21306) • Amazon $11.09 2 $22.18
LA820X - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cups - 10-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 2 $21.98
BA918 - All-Purpose Paintbrush Assortment - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
RR145 - Brush-Top Bottles - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 2 $15.98
Scotch Masking Tape for Production Painting, 0.94Inch by 60.1Yard, 9-Pack • Amazon $15.97 1 $15.97
PX2128BK - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Black • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
PX2128BR - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Brown • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
PX2128WT - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - White • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
PX2128YE - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
PX2128RG - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
PX2128RD - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
PX2128VT - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Violet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
PX2128BU - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
PX2128TQ - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Turquoise • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
PX2128GR - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LA822 - Paint Cup Carrier • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
S.P. Richards Company Package Sealing Tape, 3"Core, 1-7/8 x 164 Feet, 6-Pack, Clear (SPR60041) • Amazon $12.02 1 $12.02
Rainbow Tape Crepe Paper Tape Packs wide roll pack • Amazon $10.94 1 $10.94
Business Source 43575 Transparent Tape, 1 in. Core, 3/4 in.x1000 in., 12/PK, Clear • Amazon $10.71 1 $10.71

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