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Middle School, Music Teacher

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Ms. Callan from Temple GA is requesting art supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Lets Get the Art Room Popping with Painting and Drawing!

Help me give my students the basic art supplies needed to kick off the school year in a fun colorful way!

  • $607 goal

This project expired on November 9, 2023.

This project expired on November 9, 2023.

My Project

Lines and shapes are the first things I teach to my young artists. Nothing gets their eyes wider than telling them that we are going to paint. Painting with kindergarteners could be seen as crazy to attempt, but in my many years as an art educator, I have come to rely on a specific kind of paint that the kids and I love because it is so easy to work with.

Tempera Cakes are an art teachers best friend!

When students muddy the paint because they haven't mastered brush cleaning, a sweep over the cake with a wet sponge cleans it up in seconds. They don't stain clothes, they last forever, and most importantly, the kids make amazing art with them.

I am also requesting some fun crayons and some ebony pencils. Ebony pencils are a wonderful material to introduce shading to my 5th graders and all the new exciting kinds of crayons are sure to inspire even the shyest, most reluctant young artist.

Ms. Callan
Grades 3-5
    More than half of students from low‑income households Data about students' economic need comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. Learn more

    This project will reach 550 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jack Richeson© Mini Tempera Cakes - Set of 6 Fluorescent Colors in Black Tray • Nasco $17.95 9 $161.55
Blick Tempera Cakes - Set of 6, Cakes in Plastic Palette • Blick Art Materials $9.89 8 $79.12
Crayola Construction Paper Crayons Classpack - Set of 400, 16 Colors • Blick Art Materials $51.44 1 $51.44
Crayola Special Effects Crayons - Cosmic Set of 96 • Blick Art Materials $23.38 2 $46.76
Crayola© Colors of the World Skin Tone Crayon Set • Nasco $2.75 10 $27.50
Prismacolor Ebony Pencil - Graphite, Pack of 12 • Blick Art Materials $6.75 3 $20.25
Richeson Tempera Cakes and Sets - Set of 6, Metallic Colors • Blick Art Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Richeson Tempera Cakes and Sets - Brown, Package of 6 • Blick Art Materials $5.97 2 $11.94
Blick Tempera Cakes - Peach • Blick Art Materials $1.97 6 $11.82

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