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Mrs. Araneo from Lakewood NJ is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Love Through Art!

Help me give my students a learning experience through the love of art with basic art supplies of spill paint cups, paint brushes and other fun supplies to let their love for art and creativity flow.

  • $334 goal

This project expired on April 23, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I love coming to school each day knowing that my students will run to my arms with a big smile.

My students have little hands and feet, but their hearts are as big as their smile and hugs, and their steps are even bigger where the world will see the greater changes in the future.

Over 85% of the students in my school fall below the poverty level. My students do not have access to technology that would keep them engaged and further their learning.

My Project

Our school does not have an art teacher and have been unable to experience the love of art that most students take for granted.We will use the Lakeshore nylon paintbrushes and Lakeshore no-spill pain cups to paint pictures of our favorite book characters. The Pacon Tissue paper will help my Kindergartens students with fine motor skills as well as their creativity. Art is a very important part of learning in our class. It is an activity that can help all the senses-sight, sound, touch, smell, and taste-depending on the activity. The benefits of art for my students are many and will include problem-solving abilities, creativity, literacy, fine and gross motor skills, connection, understanding and love. In our classroom, "Art has the role in education of helping children become like themselves, instead of more like everyone else. -Sydney Gurewitz Clemens". For our students, at Ocean Academy Charter School, art is valuable, because it allows our students process their world, it allows them be themselves and is a source of beauty and expression. With the (Rainbow Scratch Paper) my students will be able to create their own fun portraits.

They will use the Crayola ultra-clean multicultural markers so that they can draw people who look like them.

The Lakeshore easy-clean floor mats will ensure that our room will be kept clean and no paint will get on our carpet. My students will be so excited that they are able to make art projects.

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

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This project will reach 16 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA822 - Paint Cup Carrier • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 4 $51.96
LC1340X - Nylon-Bristle Paintbrushes - 10-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 4 $35.96
RR145 - Brush-Top Bottles - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 2 $25.98
VR142 - Easy-Clean Splash Mat • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 3 $23.97
TS108 - Rainbow Scratch Paper • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 3 $20.97
21206-1709-Crayola Ultra-Clean Washable Marker Set - Multicultural Colors, Broad Tip, Set of 8 • Blick Art Materials $3.53 4 $14.12
11306-0029-Pacon Spectra Remnant Art Tissue Pack - 1 lb, Remnant Tissue Pack, 1?lb (.5?kg) Package • Blick Art Materials $8.31 1 $8.31
LA821BU - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 4 $5.96
LA821BR - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Brown • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 4 $5.96
LA821GR - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 4 $5.96
LA821WT - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - White • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 4 $5.96
LA821RG - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 4 $5.96
LA821YE - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 4 $5.96
LA821VT - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Violet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 4 $5.96
LA821RD - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 4 $5.96
LA821BK - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Black • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 4 $5.96
65090-1001-Pom Pom Beads - 1/2", 100 Piece Assortment • Blick Art Materials $1.59 3 $4.77

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