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Ms. Matthews from Minneapolis MN is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Paint Mayhem

Help me give my students watercolor sets, paint and brushes to be able to paint in my classroom

  • $285 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are faced with several challenges, both in and out of the classroom. As a low income school, we bring the highest opportunity for students who struggle. Within those challenges they bring out the best to create the person they are. My children have a lot of energy and are highly creative.

As the saying goes, when life gives you lemons you make lemonade, and these students take this to a whole new level.

Art helps these students find the inner voice they had. The students can express themselves in a positive manner and help some of the struggle they go threw in life. Art creates happiness in the smallest ways.

My Project

These materials will help my students be able to paint in my classroom. The students will learn all the techniques they need to paint and be successful in my classroom. They will experience watercolor paints and acrylic paints as well. Each paint acts differently on paper and canvas so my students will be able to learn how those paints are different.

Each student now would be able to experience different painting textures.

My students will be able to paint their clay pots with acrylic paint. This will be the first time my students will be able to use acrylic paint in my classroom. My classroom only has one type of paint at this moment and these materials will help all my students experience all different types of paints.

Ms. Matthews
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 900 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
00350-0369-Prang Washable Watercolor Set Class Pack - Set of 36 Colors, Pans • Blick Art Materials $70.12 2 $140.24
00711-1039-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Mixing Color Set, Pack of 6 Colors, Pints • Blick Art Materials $23.19 1 $23.19
00711-1049-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Basic Color Set, Pack of 6, Pints • Blick Art Materials $23.19 1 $23.19
06032-1009-Richeson Slightly Imperfect Assorted Brush Set - Set of 42 • Blick Art Materials $21.92 1 $21.92

Materials cost

$208.54

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$241.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.65

Total project goal

$284.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$284.32

1 Donor

-$284.32

Donations toward project cost

-$241.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.65

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$0.00

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