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Mrs. O'Neill from Bridgeport CT is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Paper Chase

Help me give my students the inspiration through color they need to develop their artistic vision.

  • $568 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students have art talents they didn't know they had. They often surpass my expectations, and their own, with their abilities and creativity. When I introduce new materials and techniques they get very excited and enthusiastic. Because my students come from low-income families, art supplies are not on their list of needs. (Many of them don't even own a box of crayons!) It's always exciting and rewarding for me, as well, when they squeal with delight with the introduction of every new project.

My Project

All my students will benefit from the variety of paper materials for their many art projects. From the littlest hands to the biggest, they all love creating with the vivid colors chosen. The variety of colors helps to improve their color sense and reinforces their understanding of color theory. What's more, the different types of papers allow my students to create two dimensional and three dimensional art pieces that are very inspiring. My youngest students are learning to cut and glue with these papers and my older students love creating sculpture using the paper with different origami techniques.

My budding artists in third, fourth, and fifth grades will benefit the most from these materials, allowing them to fine tune their motor skills and artistic vision.

This age group has come to realize their artistic potential and are very enthusiastic when creating art, but so much more focused. They are eager and committed to their art.

Mrs. O'Neill
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PAPER FADELESS DUET 12X18 IN ASSORTED COLORS 30 SHEETS • School Specialty $10.22 4 $40.88
CONST PPR 12X18 BURGANDY TRURAY 50 SHTS • School Specialty $3.24 6 $19.44
CONST PPR 12X18 SKY BLUE TRURAY 50 SHTS • School Specialty $3.24 6 $19.44
CONST PPR 12X18 BLUE TRURAY 50 SHTS • School Specialty $3.24 6 $19.44
CONST PPR 12X18 ROYAL BLUE TRURAY 50 SHTS • School Specialty $3.24 6 $19.44
CONST PPR 12X18 PURPLE TRURAY 50 SHTS • School Specialty $3.24 6 $19.44
CONST PPR 12X18 SHOCKING PINK TRURAY 50 SHTS • School Specialty $3.24 6 $19.44
CONST PPR 12X18 GRAY TRURAY 50 SHTS • School Specialty $3.24 6 $19.44
CONST PPR 12X18 BLACK TRURAY 50 SHTS • School Specialty $3.24 6 $19.44
CONST PPR 12X18 WARM BROWN TRURAY 50 SHTS • School Specialty $3.24 6 $19.44
CONST PPR 12X18 DK BROWN TRURAY 50 SHTS • School Specialty $3.24 6 $19.44
CONST PPR 12X18 TAN TRURAY 50 SHTS • School Specialty $3.24 6 $19.44
CONST PPR 12X18 LIME TRURAY 50 SHTS • School Specialty $3.24 6 $19.44
CONST PPR 12X18 FESTIVE GREEN TRURAY 50 SHTS • School Specialty $3.24 6 $19.44
CONST PPR 12X18 TURQUOISE TRURAY 50 SHTS • School Specialty $3.24 6 $19.44
CONST PPR 12X18 ATOMIC BLUE TRURAY 50 SHTS • School Specialty $3.24 6 $19.44
COLORED PAPER 8.5X11 PACK OF 500 ASSORTED HAPPY COLORS • School Specialty $17.74 1 $17.74
COLORED PAPER 8.5X11 PACK OF 500 ECO ASSORTMENT • School Specialty $17.74 1 $17.74
CONST PPR 12X18 SLATE TRURAY 50 SHTS • School Specialty $3.24 4 $12.96
CONST PPR 12X18 SALMON TRURAY 50 SHTS • School Specialty $3.24 4 $12.96
COLORED PAPER 8.5X11 PACK OF 500 ASSORTED BRIGHT COLORS • School Specialty $11.92 1 $11.92

Materials cost

$405.80

Vendor shipping charges

$40.58

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$482.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.14

Total project goal

$567.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$567.61

5 Donors

-$404.00

Donations toward project cost

-$343.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.60

match offer

-$163.61

Match offer toward project cost

-$139.07

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.54

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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