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Mrs. Rectanus from Elkhart IN is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Inspiring the Arts With New Supplies!

My students need watercolor paints with brushes, crayons, markers, and colored pencils. Our school has a limited fine arts budget. Please help fund our project!

  • $542 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in an amazing elementary school where the families are very involved, but do not have a lot of financial means. They come from many cultural backgrounds, the majority being Hispanic. The parents work very hard to provide a better life for their children. They volunteer whenever they can and come to many extra activities that involve their children. The children are very excited to learn and get excited to come to school each day. Most are of poverty level, but have a joy of learning and life.

My Project

These supplies will make the difference in our art program by providing quality supplies to low income students. My students do not have access to art supplies in the home. I feel they deserve the same quality art program as wealthier schools.

By donating to this project, you will enhance the visual arts experience of our school!

My students get so excited to use new supplies as we learn about new techniques and artists throughout history. They especially enjoy painting and using metallic colors that really pop! They are learning about new artists with each project and gaining a real appreciation.

Mrs. Rectanus
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 450 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fundamentals Watercolor Set, 36-color Ohuhu Watercolor Pan Set Water Color Artist set, Bonus 2 Paintbrushes for Watercolor Paints, Acrylic Painting • Amazon Business $7.99 20 $159.80
Bulk Buy: Crayola Metallic FX Crayons 16/Pkg 52-8816 (3-Pack) • Amazon Business $12.81 10 $128.10
Faber-Castell 12 Count Metallic Colored EcoPencils • Amazon Business $7.57 10 $75.70
Sharpie 1829201 Metallic Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Assorted Colors, 6-Count • Amazon Business $6.00 10 $60.00

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