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Mrs. Patterson from Portland OR is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Watercolor Wishes

Help me give my students awesome watercolor paints, watercolor paper, and watercolor brushes!

  • $542 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students love to find creative outlets and incorporate the arts into their daily work every chance they can. This helps them engage in their work and deepens their understanding of a topic by looking at if from different perspectives. My students come from an economically disadvantaged neighborhood, and our school is 100% free lunch. Students may come into the classroom hungry, tired, and dealing with a range of emotions.

As teachers, we do everything we can to create an environment of safety, love, and learning.

We engage our students in many different ways and try to meet their basic needs while still teaching them the standards. Help us continue to incorporate the arts into our education!

My Project

My students love to create and include art into their learning. We need good quality watercolor paints, brushes, and paper. These supplies will be used in conjunction with social studies, reading, writing and math units throughout the year.

Some of the best learning and creating happens when students are able to take what they have learned and express it through art.

Having watercolor paints, paper, and brushes will allow my students to extend their learning by creating masterpieces. Creating art also gives students a sense of pride in their work and an alternative for expressing themselves. Help us make magic through watercolor!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
01669-1129-La Petite Aquarelle Watercolor, Set of 12 Half Pans • Blick Art Materials $16.57 20 $331.40
05142-1006-Crayola Wood Handle Watercolor Brush - Wood Handle, Size 6 • Blick Art Materials $1.54 25 $38.50
10118-1012-Strathmore 400 Series Watercolor Paper Pad - 6" x 12", Wire Bound, 12 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $3.45 10 $34.50
06715-5034-Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolor Brush - Mop, Short Handle, Size 3/4" • Blick Art Materials $9.94 1 $9.94

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