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Mrs. Kohl from Los Angeles CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Watercoloring To Mindfulness

My students need paint brushes, watercolors, paper, glue, and masking tape to complete their watercolor unit of study.

  • $403 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students reside in the downtown Los Angeles area. Our middle school has expanded now to include a new high school serving 9th and 10th graders and will grow to serve a full 9-12th grade high school program.

This project will directly serve 200 students at our campus, with 10-15 student leaders overseeing implementation and accountability for our developing program.

Our student demographic population represents a culturally diverse group with about 45% of students identifying as Latino, 45% identifying as Korean-American, 5% identifying as African-American, and the remaining 5% identifying as other Asian American. Over 80% of our students qualify for Free or Reduced lunch.

My Project

My students are practicing watercolor painting and mindfulness. Students will use watercolor paints, brushes, and paper to practice: color blending techniques, and salt/alcohol effects on watercolor paint. We look to nature for much of our inspiration, with an emphasis on studying landscapes and National Parks as the subject.

The goal of this unit is to help students find more beauty in the world around them, and for students to build positive outlets, such as watercolor painting, as a tool for dealing with stress.

Mindfulness watercoloring improves the quality of life for my students in the classroom, and in the outside world.

Mrs. Kohl
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 250 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BRUSHES FINEST WHITE SYNTHETIC ROUNDS LONG HANDLE SET OF 60 • School Specialty $89.45 1 $89.45
PAPER WATERCOLOR SAX SCHOOL PACK 9X12 90LB REAM • School Specialty $64.39 1 $64.39
SAX LIQUID WATERCOLOR 8 OZ ASST SET OF 10 • School Specialty $31.87 1 $31.87
GLUE STICK 1.27OZ PURPLE PACK OF 12 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $13.98 2 $27.96
SAX LIQUID WATERCOLOR 8 OZ FLUORESCENT SET OF 8 • School Specialty $26.76 1 $26.76
PAINT TRAY 10 WELLS TRAY ONLY PACK OF 12 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $9.01 2 $18.02

Materials cost

$258.45

Vendor shipping charges

$25.84

State sales tax

$23.65

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$341.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.32

Total project goal

$402.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$402.14

2 Donors

-$349.32

Donations toward project cost

-$341.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$52.82

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$0.00

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