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Ms. Farrell from Providence RI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The Bare Necessities to Bring Our Show to Life

Help me give my students the paints, paper and craft materials we need to bring the set of our Jungle Book performance to life!

  • $271 goal

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My Students

Our school is an urban public school located in Providence, RI. We are in a high needs district with over 91% of our students receiving free and reduced-price lunch. Over 60% of our children speak more than one language and are learning English. We want to support our diverse student body by providing them rich instruction in a caring environment.

This year our students were thrilled to be chosen to participate in the Disney Musicals in Schools grant to help build a sustainable theater program in our school.

There are many benefits that come along with this program, one of them being the opportunity to perform The Jungle Book at a local theater in front of friends and family. The musical will help them build their confidence, develop their language skills, and bring together our community.

This is an incredible opportunity for our students that will expose them to the performing and visual arts in new and exciting ways. Students have already expressed excitement about collaborating to create a large mural-like set.

My Project

This project will help bring to life the characters, props, and set for our production of The Jungle Book! The set and costume design serves as a wonderful way to get all of our students engaged. Students who are too young to perform or who might not want to be in the spotlight can still participate in painting the set and creating props.

Using paints, paper, and craft materials we will turn our school’s gymnasium into the set of The Jungle Book.

Students will work together to create a painted jungle backdrop dense with trees, vines, and underbrush. Additional props of vines, leaves, and flowers will also be created.

Making a large set is a multi-step, larger-scale project that gives students with a particular interest in arts the ability to collaborate on a larger piece in a way that could not be done during class time. This will get students engaged and invested in building the theater program at our school.

When the set and costumes are complete, students will have the opportunity to perform for friends and family both at our school and at Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC). With your generosity, we can begin to fill our school with materials that will help build our community and a love of musical theater.

Ms. Farrell
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 425 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
12468-1481 - Canson XL Mix Media Roll - 48" x 10 yds • Blick Art Materials $23.27 2 $46.54
33400-1435 - Blick Sculpture Wire - 14-gauge, 350 ft Spool • Blick Art Materials $18.67 2 $37.34
00711-7068 - Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Phthalo Green, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $13.30 1 $13.30
00711-7298 - Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Green Oxide, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $13.30 1 $13.30
00711-8058 - Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Burnt Umber, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $13.30 1 $13.30
00711-5118 - Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Turquoise, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $13.30 1 $13.30
00711-1088 - Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Blockout White, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $13.30 1 $13.30
13111-1007 - Pacon Tag Board - 12" x 18" x 2 Ply, White, 100 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $10.50 1 $10.50
12731-1030 - Scotch Postal Wrapping Paper - 30" x 15 ft, Roll • Blick Art Materials $2.19 4 $8.76
11420-7026 - Blick Economy Construction Paper - 12" x 18", Light Green, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $2.87 2 $5.74
11420-7936 - Blick Economy Construction Paper - 12" x 18", Holiday Green, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $2.87 2 $5.74
11308-3233 - Blick Art Tissue - 20" x 30", Cerise, 24 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $2.30 1 $2.30
11308-3083 - Blick Art Tissue - 20" x 30", Scarlet, 24 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $2.30 1 $2.30
11308-6003 - Blick Art Tissue - 20" x 30", Purple, 24 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $2.30 1 $2.30
11308-4003 - Blick Art Tissue - 20" x 30", Yellow, 24 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $2.30 1 $2.30
11308-6123 - Blick Art Tissue - 20" x 30", Lavender, 24 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $2.30 1 $2.30
11308-4503 - Blick Art Tissue - 20" x 30", Orange, 24 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $2.30 1 $2.30
11308-3493 - Blick Art Tissue - 20" x 30", Light Pink, 24 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $2.30 1 $2.30

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