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Ms. Fuerte from Van Nuys CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

PK Artists Need an Easel

Help me give my students a painting easel to be able to explore and manipulate different Art materials while freely expressing themselves during center time.

  • $377 goal

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My Students

My students are smart four to five year old preschoolers. My students come from low-income families and about 95 percent are English learners. Despite the obstacles they face in their underprivileged community, they come each day ready to learn and play with a positive attitude and a big smile on their face. My classroom is a safe place for all students where every accomplishment, big or small, is celebrated.

These young scholars amaze me every day with their curiosity, determination and thirst for knowledge.

It has been a a very rewarding experience to see them learn and grow. My students have a love for learning and work hard every day! I strive daily to make them feel loved and valued.

My Project

My preschool students are very curious and creative. A painting easel will give them free, unrestricted exploration to manipulate and experiment with different painting materials and techniques. The painting easel will be used indoor and outdoor during center time. When participating in Art activities using the easel my students will practice life long skills such as:

* fine motor skills ( as they grasp different tools to paint),

*cognitive skills (as they create a mental plan of the picture they want to create), and

*language skills (as they talk about their creations with others).

By allowing my students to paint on the easel I will not only be giving them a creative outlet to help relieve stress and work through things happening in their lives, but I will also be encouraging artistic expression and facilitate learning.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
4 Station Space Saver Easel • Kaplan Early Learning Company $261.86 1 $261.86

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