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Ms. Schuchterman from Denair CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

To Continue to Teach Art

My students need lots of construction paper in 11 different colors.

  • $200 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I try to do art projects with my students. We work on texture, line, & space. Unfortunately, my school doesn't provide supplies & I haven't gotten construction paper in 3 years. What I've saved & bought myself has run out. I think it's important to teach art even though it seems to be a "dying art"

My students are under prerforming and they deserve to get a well-rounded education.

Too often, nowadays, we sacrifice everything to show performance on the test. Math and reading is VERY important and we work really hard and are bringing our scores up. However, a well rounded student, one who has background knowledge in art, science, and social studies, is going to have a better chance at having that deeper understanding of reading, for example. I want my students to have those experiences, too. Just because they struggle and need extra help does not mean they should not be exposed to art.

My Project

I use construction paper primarily in art, but I also use it in other subjects as well. Oftentimes we will create a poster and use construction paper. My students do not always demonstrate pride in their work, perhaps because they do not have a lot at home. We talk about art, line design, making things "pop", using neatness, complimentary colors and space not just in art, but to create a visually pleasing poster. They do not have the means at home, so I provide it to them.

My students are given the opportunity to learn what may not otherwise be taught.

Both in the way that they do something simple, like design a poster, to learning the elements of art that will help them be better prepared for high school (and hopefully college). I want to help students be well rounded, so that they have a better understanding of the world outside of the classroom. Art is just one way I can do that.

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Ms. Schuchterman
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DB ECNO CONSTRUCTION/BLK 12X18 50CT • Blick Art Materials $1.82 7 $12.74
DB ECNO CONSTRUCTION/BLU 12X18 50CT • Blick Art Materials $1.82 6 $10.92
DB ECNO CONSTRUCTION/BRN 12X18 50CT • Blick Art Materials $1.82 2 $3.64
DB ECNO CONSTRUCTION/HOLDAY GRN 12X18 50C • Blick Art Materials $1.82 6 $10.92
DB ECNO CONSTRUCTION/HOLDY RED 12X18 50CT • Blick Art Materials $1.82 6 $10.92
DB ECNO CONSTRUCTION/HOT PINK 12X18 50CT • Blick Art Materials $1.82 2 $3.64
DB ECNO CONSTRUCTION/ORG 12X18 50CT • Blick Art Materials $1.82 6 $10.92
DB ECNO CONSTRUCTION/SKY BLU 12X18 50CT • Blick Art Materials $1.82 6 $10.92
DB ECNO CONSTRUCTION/VLT 12X18 50CT • Blick Art Materials $1.82 6 $10.92
DB ECNO CONSTRUCTION/WHT 12X18 50CT • Blick Art Materials $1.82 6 $10.92
DB ECNO CONSTRUCTION/YLW 12X18 50CT • Blick Art Materials $1.82 6 $10.92
Item Shipping/Handling Charges • Blick Art Materials $13.95 1 $13.95

Materials cost

$121.33

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.10

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$169.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.87

Total project goal

$199.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$199.12

1 Donor

-$96.17

Donations toward project cost

-$84.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.54

match offer

-$99.55

Match offer toward project cost

-$84.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.93

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.39

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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