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Mrs. Cortez from Staten Island NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Help Creativity Grow

The cost of art supplies, including tempura paint, watercolors, and paper is $343, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $343 goal

This project expired on June 27, 2007.

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Hi, I am a second grade teacher in a New York City Public School. The children that I teach do not come from the best homes. I would very much like to be able to do more art projects with the kids, but getting parents to send in supplies is like pulling teeth. Young children like nothing better than making things and being creative. As a teacher, I want to help them to be as creative as they can be. All I have in my room seems to be crayons and glue. I would love to have a full art center with paint, brushes, and paper in my class where children can be children and explore endless creative possibilities. My classroom currently has very limited paper and a few old paint brushes. I would love to see the smiles on their faces when they get to use new supplies and bring home priceless artwork to show their parents. Please help letting their creativity grow. Thank you.

Mrs. Cortez
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC654 - Super-Safe Tabletop Paper Center • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
BS525Z - Washable Watercolor Set - Dozen • Lakeshore Learning $27.50 2 $55.00
BA918 - All-Purpose Paintbrush Assortment - Set • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95
TA4412 - White Drawing Paper - 12 • Lakeshore Learning $15.50 1 $15.50
TA4412 - White Drawing Paper - 12 • Lakeshore Learning $15.50 1 $15.50
TA4112 - Manila Drawing Paper - 12 • Lakeshore Learning $13.50 1 $13.50
LC653 - Extra Art Paper Roll • Lakeshore Learning $12.95 1 $12.95
PX2128RD - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera • Lakeshore Learning $9.99 1 $9.99
PX2128BK - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera • Lakeshore Learning $9.99 1 $9.99
PX2128YE - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera • Lakeshore Learning $9.99 1 $9.99
PX2128WT - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera • Lakeshore Learning $9.99 1 $9.99
PX2128BU - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera • Lakeshore Learning $9.99 1 $9.99
TA5314 - Watercolor Paper • Lakeshore Learning $9.90 1 $9.90
TA4409 - White Drawing Paper - 9 • Lakeshore Learning $7.90 1 $7.90
TA4109 - Manila Drawing Paper - 9 • Lakeshore Learning $6.90 1 $6.90

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