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Ms. Lovett from Phoenix AZ is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Painting With Passion in Pre-K!

Help me give my students different types of paints, brushes, and paper to create artwork to go with the stories they read!

  • $190 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are eager pre-kindergartners, and this classroom is their first school experience. They are part of a Title I school with the majority qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch. Most are English language learners with Spanish being their home language.

Children today learn in many different ways, and teachers must discover these ways.

"If a child cannot learn in the way we teach, we must teach in a way the child can learn."

The best way to do this is with hands-on activities.

My budget has been cut by over half, and I want to be able to provide the same experiences that most little ones get to experience in preschool. Due to a lack of funding, it is very hard to be able to provide my students with these materials.

With early intervention and more opportunities, these children students will become better students who develop a love for learning earlier.

My Project

With these different types of paints, brushes, and paper, my students will be able to explore the world of art through painting. My students are such creative little geniuses and I would love to help them express themselves through painting where there is no right or wrong way to express themselves. As you can imagine, these types of art materials get used so often that they need to be replenished throughout the year. I want this to be a time where the students have the opportunities to use different types of materials where there is no right or wrong way to explore and create.

Please help us by donating to this project so that they can paint with passion.

Ms. Lovett
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PX2020 Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint Pint Set of 10 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.50 1 $34.50
TS997 Kwik Stix Tempera Painters Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 2 $23.98
VR516 Washable Watercolor Brush Pens Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 2 $17.98
TD273 White Tagboard 12 x 18 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99
LC1340X NylonBristle Paintbrushes Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
JJ304 Washable Fingerpaint Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 1 $8.99
TD271 White Tagboard 9 x 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 1 $6.99
HH481 KidSized Paintbrushes Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 2 $5.98

Materials cost

$120.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.61

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$160.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.38

Total project goal

$189.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$189.20

2 Donors

-$107.09

Donations toward project cost

-$91.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.06

match offer

-$82.11

Match offer toward project cost

-$69.79

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.32

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$0.00

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