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Mrs. Battaglia from Salinas CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help My Students Create with Art

My students need many art supplies that will last them throughout the year. These include art paper, colored pencils, washable markers, crayons, watercolors, paint, oil pastels, scissors, glue sticks, paint brushes, a paper cutter, and more.

  • $558 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My group of students is diverse and enthusiastic. Many of the students come from low socioeconomic backgrounds, and 75% of them receive free or reduced-priced lunch.

My students are so ready to learn and love to create.

Each student is unique in the way they learn. I envision a classroom in which students have fun every day. I strive to provide exciting, motivating, and inspiring experiences in which children can grow. Integrating the arts is a great way to do this!

My Project

My students need art supplies to engage in lessons and to be creative. Many of these supplies will be used on a weekly basis. I plan to integrate art into as many lessons as possible because it is a great motivator and a way for students to be creative.

Art allows students to learn in a different way; it allows them to express themselves, to innovate, and to connect with material on a deeper level.

Students will be drawing, creating dioramas, making collages, collaborating with peers, and even creating gifts for parents with the requested art paper, colored pencils, washable markers, crayons, watercolors, paint, oil pastels, scissors, glue sticks, paint brushes, and paper cutter. My goal is to encourage students to love art and learning and to see themselves as artists so that they may continue to be creative throughout the rest of their lives. I believe this is something that will make them better people in the long run. I need your help to give this to my students. Thank you so much!

Mrs. Battaglia
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 25 students.

11 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
20066-1016-Crayola Oil Pastels - Assorted Colors, Set of 16 • Blick Art Materials $2.15 25 $53.75
Westcott 12" TrimAir Titanium Wood Guillotine Paper Trimmer with Anti-Microbial Protection • Amazon Business $44.32 1 $44.32
Crayola 794348364824 10ct Classic Broad Line Markers Case of 24 Packs • Amazon Business $41.91 1 $41.91
Crayola Colored Pencils 12 Each (Pack of 24), Pre-sharpened, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $35.22 1 $35.22
School Smart Non-Toxic Washable Tempera Paint Set, 1 pt Plastic Bottle, Assorted Color, Set of 12 • Amazon Business $31.99 1 $31.99
Crayola Crayons Bulk, 24 Box Classpack, 24 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $28.54 1 $28.54
Schoolworks 153520-1004 Blunt Kids Scissors Classpack of 12, 5 Inch • Amazon Business $12.71 2 $25.42
S&S Worldwide 43261-26426 Watercolor Mega Pack (Pack of 36) • Amazon Business $22.98 1 $22.98
06032-1009-Richeson Slightly Imperfect Assorted Brush Set - Set of 42 • Blick Art Materials $21.92 1 $21.92
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Ultra-Fine Point, Black, 24-Count • Amazon Business $21.53 1 $21.53
Sharpie 1884739 Permanent Markers Fine Point Black - 36 Pieces • Amazon Business $20.68 1 $20.68
Pacon Art1st Mixed Media Art Paper, White, 9" by 12", 500 Sheets (4831) • Amazon Business $18.06 1 $18.06
Pacon XP6509AA-1716 Tru-Ray Sulphite Construction Paper, 9"x12", 10-Color Asst. (Pack of 500) • Amazon Business $17.81 1 $17.81
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86

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