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  • $543 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Huffman
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Masterpieces in the Making

My students need basic art supplies. My students need paint, brushes, paint containers, and craft materials.

My Students

"The arts are an essential element of education, like reading, writing, and arithmetic ....music, dance, painting, and theater are all keys that unlock profound human understanding and accomplishment." -William Bennett (Former US Secretary of Education)

Our school is located in a very small community in Louisiana.

It is a Title I school. Each student learns differently and art will give them all an opportunity to shine. I would like to offer them an inquiry-based art approach by embedding art into reading and science activities, so my students can explore their creativity and critical thinking skills. Children love art and what better way to learn about landscapes, trees and the rainbow of colors nature has to offer than through art. I want them to share their learning with their friends when they finish their projects to nurture their confidence. Whenever children share art the expression on their face is priceless, no matter what their master piece looks like. It inspires them to use the new academic vocabulary naturally and express their knowledge of the new concepts they are learning.

My Project

My students will be able to create masterpieces that are one of a kind. I do not get any money to spend in my classroom for art supplies, books, and etc. These resources like paint, paint brushes, craft materials and art supplies will help tremendously cut the cost of what I pay for out of pocket. I will be able to use these supplies for years to come and they will be greatly appreciated. I would love to incorporate more arts and crafts into our reading and science lessons. I am a visual learner myself. Last year, we made some artwork that related to several stories in our class reader. The students could recall information from their story and portray that in their art.

My Project: My students need these materials in order to get creative with their artistic abilities.

Painting will allow their work to be more vibrant and their personalities will shine through the colors in their art work. Working with a variety of arts and crafts will allow the kids to design beautiful paintings and masterpieces that relate to the literature we read in class.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AX20 - Lakeshore Dough Assortment Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
TS242 - Suncatchers Painting Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.99 2 $45.98
LA278 - Uppercase Alphabet & Number Dough Stampers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LA278 - Uppercase Alphabet & Number Dough Stampers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FF491 - Alphabet Collage Beads • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
PX2020 - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 10-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.50 1 $29.50
AB451 - Painting Bowls - 10-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 2 $21.98
EE173 - Skip-Counting by 10s Puzzle Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
DR501 - Lakeshore Design Rollers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
BA9112 - Pipe Stems - 1,000 Pieces • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
FG653 - Connect 4 Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
FD972 - Classroom Paintbrushes - Set of 24 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
FG653 - Connect 4 Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
PR811 - Craft Laces • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 5 $14.95
LC438 - Macaroni - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
RR563 - Sound-It-Out Two-Syllable Words Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
FG639 - Yarn Laces with Tips • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 1 $8.99
DS348 - Dough Rollers - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$391.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$34.24

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$461.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.42

Total project goal

$542.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$542.79

1 Donor

-$271.39

Donations toward project cost

-$230.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.71

match offer

-$271.40

Match offer toward project cost

-$230.69

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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