You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
  • $430 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Arteaga
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 7 donors
  • $0 still needed

The FUNdamentals of Art!

My students need the fundamentals: Crayola and Sharpie markers for outlining and design. Liquid watercolors for exploring the painting process. It is challenging keeping a stocked artroom for 350 creative kids!

My Students

Ms. Arteaga's students are energetic and vibrant! They are ambitious, responsible and committed to learning. Majority are active in sports and a number of after school activities, including cooking, chess and ballet.

My students truly appreciate the little things and love art because of the creative outlet it provides in their day.

I have 350 kids from pre-K through 8th grade. Our school provides a safe and orderly environment for learning. The Auburn Gresham neighborhood is strong and historical community in Chicago.

My Project

My students of all grades look forward to art every week! I try to facilitate as much 'hands on' experience in the limited amount of time I have with them. Having enough materials for all 350 students is a challenge.

These 'fundamental' supplies will be used with 350 kids on a daily basis!

We use markers for coloring, outlining and drawing-especially with K-3.

Grades 4-8 like using more sophisticated Sharpie markers for outlining and drawing.

I prefer liquid watercolors because of their managebility and versatility: They can be used in a variety of ways with a variety of age groups.

Students are proud of the work they do in art and get very excited when they see their work displayed around the school. Having enough resources makes it possible for students to express themselves visually and practice becoming an artistically literate human being.

Read More

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
21218-1109 - Crayola Classic Original Marker Set - Assorted Colors, Broad Tip, Set of 256 • Blick Art Materials $71.83 1 $71.83
21316-2026 - Sharpie Fine Point Marker Set - Class Pack, Set of 36, Black • Blick Art Materials $23.58 3 $70.74
21218-1001 - Crayola Classic Original Marker Set - Assorted Colors, Thin Line, Set of 200 • Blick Art Materials $66.76 1 $66.76
02916-1208 - Plaid Mod Podge - Gloss Finish, Half Gallon • Blick Art Materials $24.29 2 $48.58
00369-1109 - Blick Liquid Watercolors - Set of 10 assorted colors, 8 oz bottles • Blick Art Materials $29.54 1 $29.54
23887-1009 - Elmers Glue-All - 128 oz • Blick Art Materials $13.38 1 $13.38

Materials cost

$300.83

Vendor shipping charges

$30.08

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$365.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.49

Total project goal

$429.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$429.91

6 Donors

-$399.91

Donations toward project cost

-$339.92

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.99

match offer

-$30.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$25.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 350 students.

Project Activity

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo
{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Chicago","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5036383],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"IL","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":2976298,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/the-fundamentals-of-art/2976298/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":350,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Arteaga","authorIds":{"5036383":{"owner":"Mrs. Arteaga","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[2976298],"proposalHash":"-472027099","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp5036383_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1513129154849","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21053034,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTA0NjU4NA==","NTA0NTY1NQ==","NTAzNjM4Mw==","MjcyNzAzMg==","NTA0NjYxNg==","NDAwMjMzMQ==","MzQwMDExMw=="],"teacherId":5036383,"schoolCounty":"Cook","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"IL","name":"Illinois"}}