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Ms. Cowlishaw from Torrance CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help STEAM Academy Artists and Scientists Spread Their Wings!

Help me give my students prints of the work of famous artists for inspiration for our art room and garden tools and equipment for our school garden.

  • $996 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are energetic, engaged, happy learners. They delight in hands-on activities and learning through situations and active play. The more active I can make the learning, the better! They are interested in everything from art to music, science to math, good books to good games; it's for them!

Our school has become a STEAM school so science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics are emphasized and loved by our students.

Due to time or budget restrictions, they don't have access to much in the way of extra curricular activities and appreciate anything we can provide. Enthusiasm is the name of the game with them and variety and activity-related learning is something they love.

My Project

Our school is a newly minted STEAM Academy. We are setting-up a fabulous art room that all of the students will enjoy. Our young artists need prints of the work of famous artists for inspiration, along with paints and brushes to explore their own abilities. Our students have little opportunity to learn from famous artists, and this exposure will provide inspiration for our young artists!

STEAM students love Science and need garden tools and materials for the care of maintenance of our garden.

They enjoy planting and weeding, and making compost, but rarely have the opportunity with family because of busy schedules or lack of outdoor space. These materials will support students curiosity and understanding of plant life and nutrition.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 2 Pads, Large White Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Super Sticking Power (559) • Amazon Business $30.97 3 $92.91
OAKENLEAF Premium Garden Tools Set, 3 Piece Stainless Steel Forged Heavy Duty Trowel Fork Multi-Tool. Ideal For Men and Women. Traditional Set Built To Last • Amazon Business $34.35 2 $68.70
Sax 439304 True Flow Heavy Body Acrylic Paint - Pint - Set of 12 - Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $59.43 1 $59.43
Panther Print Pablo Picasso The Dream Canvas Print Picture Wall Art Large 30X20 Inches • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Sterilite 19849806 18 Quart/17 Liter Ultra Latch Box, Clear with a White Lid and Black Latches, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $38.92 1 $38.92
DECORARTS - Poppies at Argenteuil, 1873, Claude Monet Art Reproduction. Giclee Canvas Prints Wall Art for Home Decor 20x16 • Amazon Business $35.45 1 $35.45
Melnor Garden Coil Hose with All Brass Connectors and Storage Rack; Extends up to 50 Feet • Amazon Business $11.36 3 $34.08
Royal Brush Soft Grip Wash Golden Taklon Fiber Non-Slip Rubber Grip Acrylic Handle Paint Brush, 3/4 in, Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Wieco Art Dusk in Venice Canvas Prints Wall Art of Famous Oil Paintings by Claude Monet Stretched and Framed Giclee Classic Impressionist Art Work Ready to Hang for Wall Decor Living Room Bedroom • Amazon Business $29.90 1 $29.90
Wieco Art Starry Night Abstract Giclee Canvas Prints Wall Art by Van Gogh Famous Oil Paintings Modern Gallery Wrapped Classic Sky Star Pictures Artwork for Living Room Home Office Decorations • Amazon Business $29.90 1 $29.90
Wieco Art Sunflower by Vincent Van Gogh Oil Paintings Reproduction Large Modern Floral Giclee Canvas Prints Artwork Flowers Pictures on Canvas Wall Art for Bedroom Home Decorations L • Amazon Business $29.90 1 $29.90
Elements of Art & Principles of Design Art Poster 5" X 16" (Set of 16) • Amazon Business $25.95 1 $25.95
Wassily Kandinsky - Composition VIII, Size 24x36 inch, Poster art print wall décor • Amazon Business $23.98 1 $23.98
OXO Good Grips Dustpan and Brush Set • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
ArtWall 'Dancer' Unwrapped Flat Canvas Artwork by Edgar Degas, 22 by 36-Inch • Amazon Business $19.69 1 $19.69
Eliteart-Water Lilies(B) by Claude Monet Oil Painting Reproduction Giclee Wall Art Canvas Prints • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Vremi Heavy Duty Gardening Gloves for Men and Women - 3 Pack Medium Size Bamboo Nitrile Coated Indoor and Outdoor Garden Gloves for Vegetable Roses or Flower Gardens - Blue Green and Red • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Starry Night Castle Night Boats 18 inch Art Print, Magical Merchandise, Van Gogh Starry Night, Fan, Birthday, Gift • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Melnor XT Metal Garden Hose Nozzle; Rear Trigger; 7 Watering Patterns; 100% Metal Body with Fully Rubberized Slip Resistant Grip • Amazon Business $5.00 3 $15.00
MARATHON Adanac 3000 Digital Sports Stopwatch Timer with Extra Large Display and Buttons, Water Resistant- Yellow • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Creanoso Famous Art Bookmarks (60 Pack) - Pablo Picasso, Gustav Klimt, Wassily Kandinsky, Leonardo da Vinci, Paul Klee, Katsushika Hokusai Painting Prints - Bookmarks Books - Wall Decor • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Wieco Art Water Lilies Floral Canvas Prints Wall Art by Claude Monet Famous Oil Paintings Flowers Reproduction for Kitchen Bedroom Bathroom Home Decor Modern Classic Landscape Pictures Giclee Artwork • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Alphonse Mucha Moon Decorative Fine Art Nouveau Print (Unframed 12x24 Poster) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Vincent Van Gogh Pavement Cafe at Night Decorative Fine Art Print (Unframed 12x24 Poster) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
FitDeck Kids Exercise Playing Cards for Guided Workouts, Superman • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Katsushika Hokusai The Great Wave Japanese Fine Art Poster Print, Unframed 16x20 • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Nejiri Gama Hoe • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00

Materials cost

$737.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$67.46

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.06

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$845.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$149.26

Total project goal

$995.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$995.08

1 Donor

-$995.08

Donations toward project cost

-$845.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$149.26

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$0.00

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