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Ms. Jessika from Worcester MA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Rainbow Marks in the Art Studio!

Help me give my students inspiring materials to create colorful works of art!

  • $542 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in our Head Start program are amazing and creative artists! They thoroughly enjoy the process of creating. Whether they end up with beautiful works of art, or just painting their hands and getting messy, the children have a lot of fun in the Atelier (art studio). They are eager to explore, learn, build, and express themselves in a variety of ways. Interesting materials that provide unique textures and experiences interest the children very much and inspire wonderful creations! Many of the children are very hands-on and enjoy provocations that are vibrant and that use real-life objects they may have never encountered before. We have 8 classrooms in our building and all of them have the chance to create and explore!

My Project

I have observed many of the children in each classroom that visits the art studio drawing rainbows. I'd like to give them quality materials to use to create bright works. I would like to give the children many options of markers in a variety of styles, like broad and fine tips, watercolor brush tips, and paint sticks. It would also be nice to give them fresh white watercolor paper to draw on with the vibrant markers as the white paper goes very quickly in our building. I also chose to add a color wheel poster in our materials to inspire and ignite the children's desire to mix colors and create their own. We will engage in discussions about rainbows and how they occur along with creating our own!

Ms. Jessika
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
00120-2144 - Sargent Art Tempera Sticks - Class Pack of 144, Fluorescents and Metallics • Blick Art Materials $98.12 1 $98.12
00120-1144 - Sargent Art Tempera Sticks - Class Pack of 144, Assorted • Blick Art Materials $98.12 1 $98.12
09605-1005 - Richeson Bulk Pack Watercolor Paper - 11" x 14", 88 lb, Pkg of 350 sheets • Blick Art Materials $67.61 1 $67.61
21259-1809 - Crayola Fabric Markers - Classpack, Set of 80 • Blick Art Materials $34.15 1 $34.15
11423-9012 - Pacon Construction Paper Storage Unit Paper Storage Unit - 16-7/8"H x 26-7/8"W x 18-1/2" D, Holds 12 • Blick Art Materials $24.93 1 $24.93
21252-1019 - Crayola Super Tips Washable Marker Set - Assorted Colors, Fine Line, Set of 100 • Blick Art Materials $16.14 1 $16.14
24543-1049 - Royal Talens Ecoline Brush Marker Set - Earth Tones, Set of 5 • Blick Art Materials $12.35 1 $12.35
24543-3019 - Royal Talens Ecoline Brush Marker Set - Red Hues, Set of 5 • Blick Art Materials $12.35 1 $12.35
24543-1039 - Royal Talens Ecoline Brush Marker Set - Autumn Colors, Set of 5 • Blick Art Materials $12.35 1 $12.35
24543-1029 - Royal Talens Ecoline Brush Marker Set - Pastel Colors, Set of 5 • Blick Art Materials $12.35 1 $12.35
24543-1009 - Royal Talens Ecoline Brush Marker Set - Primary Colors, Set of 5 • Blick Art Materials $12.35 1 $12.35
68465-1001 - Studio Color Wheel Poster • Blick Art Materials $8.04 1 $8.04
22304-1006 - Sargent Art Liquid Metals Metallic Marker Set - Assorted Colors, Medium Point, Set of 6 • Blick Art Materials $2.79 2 $5.58

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