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  • $833 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Lucas
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 6 donors
  • $0 still needed

Let Them Make Art!

My students need colored pencils, crayons, markers, drawing paper, poster board, tagboard and brushes to create a variety of art.

My Students

Fred Babb, a noted arts advocate once stated, "Art is a place kids travel to where they feel good about themselves, keep their passports current." I intend to keep this sense of "travel" alive in my students through personal art experiences.

My students are in a high poverty, rural area of North Carolina.

Our school currently has approximately 490 students in second and third grade. More than 40% of our students receive free and reduced lunch and our school is considered Title I. Title I represents schools with a large number of economically disadvantaged students. My students learn best with vivid experiences at school since many times there are limited resources outside of school.

My Project

My students will use crayons, colored pencils, markers, paper, poster board,tag board, and other materials to create unique artworks. We will create art that represents integration of math, science, reading and social studies. My students will learn about diverse cultures and visual expression as well as how to safely and appropriately use a variety of art materials.

With the main focus on reading and math, art often gets overlooked.

My students need materials to express their learning. By integrating art with other subjects, my students will expand their knowledge beyond textbooks and pencils. The art materials I am requesting will foster creative thinking and an appreciation of art. This will make my students lifelong learners that can experience and appreciate art for years to come!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MARKERS MR SKETCH NON-SCENTED ASST COLORS SET OF 192 • School Specialty $110.19 1 $110.19
BRUSH BIG KIDS COMBO PACK SET OF 84 • School Specialty $82.64 1 $82.64
COLORED PENCILS KOH-I-NOOR WOODLESS SET OF 12 • School Specialty $6.17 2 $12.34
PENCIL COLORED MASTER PACK 3.3MM ASST DIX82408 SET OF 288 • School Specialty $52.24 1 $52.24
CRAYONS CRAYOLA CONST PAPER CLASSPACK SET OF 400 • School Specialty $45.59 1 $45.59
CRAYONS CRAYOLA CONST PAPER CLASSPACK SET OF 400 • School Specialty $45.59 1 $45.59
CRAYONS CRAYOLA CONST PAPER LG SIZE SET OF 160 • School Specialty $43.69 1 $43.69
CRAYONS CRAYOLA CONST PAPER LG SIZE SET OF 160 • School Specialty $43.69 1 $43.69
POSTER BOARD 22X28 50 SHEETS • School Specialty $38.94 1 $38.94
PENCILS COLORED FOR CONSTRUCTION PAPER SET OF 144 • School Specialty $31.82 1 $31.82
PENCILS COLORED FOR CONSTRUCTION PAPER SET OF 144 • School Specialty $31.82 1 $31.82
3D-OS .25 THICK X .5 DIAMETER PACK OF 400 • School Specialty $8.45 2 $16.90
TAGBOARD 12X18 150# MANILA 100-PK • School Specialty $8.83 1 $8.83
TAGBOARD 9X12 MED WT MANILA 100-PK • School Specialty $3.89 1 $3.89

Materials cost

$568.17

Vendor shipping charges

$56.82

State sales tax

$44.32

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$707.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$124.91

Total project goal

$832.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$832.74

4 Donors

-$341.36

Donations toward project cost

-$290.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.20

Matching donations from our partners

-$491.38

Match offers toward project cost

-$417.67

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 490 students.

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