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Mrs. Anderson from Sarasota FL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help My Students Listen to Their heART

Help me give my students paint, paper, markers, oil pastels, and drying racks to create their own expressive art pieces to display in a gallery settings. Some of the artists they will emulate are Seurat, Picasso, and Escher.

  • $740 goal

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My Students

We are a second grade class who likes to learn by laying on the floor with our clipboards, huddled in a corner reading our favorite books, or engaged in a hands-on activity. We love collaborating together to inquire about our latest discovery. Every student has an equal opportunity to learn!

We are an International Baccalaureate school that encourages both personal and academic achievement through inquiry based learning.

We love to work in many different forms. I encourage my students to work how they feel most comfortable. We spend most of our time in small groups either on the floor or sitting at a table because that is how they are most engaged in our room. My students enjoy working in collaborative groups where they can really share opinions and ideas on a personal level.

My Project

My goal is to enhance the students' global understanding of different art mediums and help them express their creativity. I want to give them the opportunity to feel like true artists do, using different supplies and tools so they can share their imaginations and desires. Students will make 6 gallery quality art pieces using the materials from this project. For example, students will use the watercolors to create a colorful landscape inspired by Gaugin. They will use the tempera paints and q-tips to create an art piece demonstrating pointillism like the artist, Seurat. In yet, another piece students will use the oil pastels to create a portrait like Picasso’s cubism self-portrait.

This project will help improve the lives of my students because it will help them gain prospective by looking at the world through different lenses.

To conclude the project students will display their artwork in the hallways along with their artist statements. They will share their artwork with family and friends. They will express how the process made them feel and highlight what piece they feel most proud of.

Mrs. Anderson
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Assorted Paint Washable Paint Bottle • Amazon Business $33.47 5 $167.35
Sax Stack-a-Rack Drying Rack, Red, Powder Coated, 30 x 21 x 17 Inches • Amazon Business $67.48 2 $134.96
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 18" x 24", 100-Count, Black (6318) • Amazon Business $30.27 4 $121.08
Crayola    587808 Ashable Markers, Classic • Amazon Business $39.18 1 $39.18
36 Set Watercolor Paint Pack with Quality Wood Brushes 8 Colors Washable Water Colors Perfect for Kids Adults Parties Students Classroom Bulk by Color Swell • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
Pentel Arts Oil Pastels, 432 Piece Classroom Size Pack (PHN-12CP) • Amazon Business $35.14 1 $35.14
S&S Worldwide 43261-26426 Watercolor Mega Pack (Pack of 36) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Avery Address Labels with Sure Feed for Inkjet Printers, 1" x 2-5/8", 1,500 Labels, Permanent Adhesive (2 packs 8160) • Amazon Business $16.96 1 $16.96
1000pcs/Set Women Beauty Makeup Cotton Swab Double Head Cotton Buds Make Up Wood Sticks Nose Ears Cleaning Cosmetics Health Care • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

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