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Mrs. Reid from Chapel Hill NC is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Fresh Start in Art

Help me give my students all the paint, glue, construction paper, watercolors, and sharpies that they dream about!

  • $524 goal

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My Students

Our school is made up of some of the greatest kids around. We are a Pre-k to 5th grade public school. Our students come from all over the world and always bring beautiful new ideas to our art classes each day. Our students are creative kids who are eager to explore through the arts. They love to try out all kinds of art supplies, learn about new artists and get messy while having fun .

I teach in North Carolina at a school with a very diverse population of children.

We have over 500 kids that bring many different skills, styles and ideas to class. They would love some fresh new supplies to use in our art classroom.

My Project

Letting our children explore art in various forms allows for more creative exploration. When our students have different materials to use in their class it allows them more opportunities to take risks.

These materials also help build their fine motor skills, problem solving skills, social skills, communication abilities and more.

These materials also lend their hand to later learning opportunities and skills such as reading, writing and mathematics.

I firmly believe that giving children the ability to express themselves in a safe way also teaches them about themselves.

Thank you all for your support and helping fund this project for our school.

Mrs. Reid
Grades 3-5

This project will reach 530 students.

13 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Homebi Storage Chest Shelf Unit 12-Drawer Storage Cabinet with 6-Tier Metal Wire Shelf and 12 Removable Non-woven Fabric Bins in Turquoise,20.67"W x 12"D x49.21"H • Amazon Business $58.99 1 $58.99
Sax Watercolor Paper Beginner Paper, 9 x 12 Inches, Natural White, Pack of 100 - 408400 • Amazon Business $18.07 2 $36.14
Pentel Arts Oil Pastels, 432 Piece Classroom Size Pack (PHN-12CP) • Amazon Business $29.23 1 $29.23
Jack Richeson Mini Tempera 9 Color Multicultural Set in A Tray • Amazon Business $8.13 3 $24.39
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, 36 Count • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
UPINS 12 Piece Water Color Brush Pen Set,Watercolor Paint Pens for Painting Markers • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
SunWorks Heavyweight Construction Paper, 9 x 12 Inches, White, Pack of 100 • Amazon Business $3.69 5 $18.45
Childcraft Construction Paper, 9 x 12 Inches, Black, 500 Sheets - 1465883 • Amazon Business $18.33 1 $18.33
Apple Barrel PROMOABI, Assorted Colors 1 (18 pack) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
S&S Worldwide PT3265 Color Splash! Liquid Watercolor Paint, 8 oz. (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Jack Richeson Set of 9 Large Tempera Cakes, Refill Pack • Amazon Business $15.07 1 $15.07
30 Rolls 15mm Wide Washi Masking Tape Set, Colorful Rainbow Tape,Decorative Writable Craft Tape for DIY Scrapbook Designs • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
AmazonBasics All Purpose Washable School Liquid Glue - Great for Making Slime, 4 oz Bottle, 12-Pack • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
40 Rolls Washi Masking Tape Set, Decorative Adhesive Tape for Crafts,Beautify Bullet Journals,Planners • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
20 Extra Large Magic Cleaning Eraser Sponge Variety Pack - 2x Thick, Extra Durable Melamine Sponges in Bulk - Multi Surface Clean Power Scrubber Pads, Bathtub, Floor, Baseboard, Bathroom, Wall Cleaner • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 7 Gram, 30 Count • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Sharpie Metallic Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Assorted Colors, 6-Count Permanent Marker (2029678) • Amazon Business $9.02 1 $9.02
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Ultra Fine Point, Black, 12 Count • Amazon Business $8.48 1 $8.48
Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint in Assorted Colors (16 Ounce), 21148 Black • Amazon Business $4.47 1 $4.47
School Smart Beveled Erasers, Small, Pink, Pack of 36 • Amazon Business $3.41 1 $3.41

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