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Ms. Pavageau from Gardena CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pass the Paint Please!

My students need Art Materials. The Playcolor tempra sticks and the canvas panals provide the students opportunities for expressing themselves.

  • $274 goal

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My Students

My group of energetic pre-kindergarten students are ready to begin a life-long love for learning that begins with their first school experience. That's what I have in my Expanded Transitional Kinder Program. They are always busy and enjoy learning and exploring.

This year as a STEAM Academy we will strive to incorporate learning across the curriculum.

We all want to help to build their self-confidence, provide opportunities that stimulate the brain, and prepare independent learners long before they get to college!

Most of the families speak a language other than English, and all the students at our Title I school receive free breakfast and lunch. Each parent shares in the desire to have their children learn and grow in as many ways as possible. We are committed to education beginning with preschool.

My Project

These art materials will help my students to develop art appreciation, fine motor skills and build language. Expressing ones self through language is the major goal of our Expanded Transitional Kindergarten. We need our students ready for life long learning as they learn and reinforce their English Language skills. Giving the students a chance to create their own works of art adds so much more language. The Playcolor stick paints dry so quickly they can create projects that they are proud of and more than willing to talk about. There is less mess and spills that sometimes cause the loss of their artwork. They are able to use new vocabulary and share the information when they take it home the same day. The small canvas boards will give us a great surface to make a beautiful gift for the families to treasure. Art builds so many skills. These materials will allow growth in many areas. Our school is becoming a STEAM academy and the integration of fine arts is very important.

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

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This project will reach 26 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
00061-2144-Playcolor - Standard Colors, Set of 144, Standard Size • Blick Art Materials $149.83 1 $149.83
Standard Shipping • Blick Art Materials $9.95 1 $9.95
07015-1000-Blick Economy Canvas Panels - 5" x 7", Class Pack of 24 • Blick Art Materials $7.87 1 $7.87

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