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Ms. Antony from Gainesville FL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Watercolors in the Library Makerspace!

Help me give my students professional watercolor paints, brushes and accessories to make beautiful and artistic bookmarks.

  • $389 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are creative and interested in a variety of subjects, but they get very little time during the regular school day to create and express their creative sides.

They enjoy arts and crafts in the library during lunch, and they will participate in creative activities when they are offered.

Not all of them get the opportunity to register for art classes, and our lunch activities provide outlets for their artistic side.

They come from different neighborhood and programs, from different backgrounds and socio-economic levels. Some of them never get a chance to practice with quality supplies due to their cost.

My Project

Twice a month, students will come to the media center during their lunch period to participate in craft activities. The paper will be cut in 2 inch strips and then in half. With the supplies I am requesting, we can make 400 bookmarks for students to take along.

By providing them with watercolor supplies in the makerspace during lunch, they get to experience the joy of watercolors while making bookmarks for their favorite books or for their collections.

With the help of art students and watercolor hobbyists , students will learn the basics of watercolor and some advanced techniques they can apply to their work.

Professional watercolor supplies will prevent the frustration often accompanied by student quality paints, and students will leave the library with a smile in their faces and joy in their hearts.

Ms. Antony
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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 200 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
01767-1029 - Daniel Smith Watercolor - 12-Color Set with FREE 238 Dot Card • Blick Art Materials $73.48 1 $73.48
10020-1006 - Arches Watercolor Block - 16" x 20", Cold Press, 20 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $64.60 1 $64.60
01767-1059 - Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor - Jean Haines All That Shimmers Set of 6 • Blick Art Materials $36.74 1 $36.74
09079-0039 - Silver Brush Black Velvet Watercolor Brush Set - Set of 3 • Blick Art Materials $32.47 1 $32.47
06196-1008 - Silver Brush Black Velvet Brush - Round, Size 8 • Blick Art Materials $10.99 2 $21.98
63291-5080 - We R Memory Keepers Crop-A-Dile • Blick Art Materials $17.68 1 $17.68
06196-1006 - Silver Brush Black Velvet Brush - Round, Size 6 • Blick Art Materials $8.27 2 $16.54
06979-1001 - Masterson Sta-New Brush Holder • Blick Art Materials $15.55 1 $15.55
00067-1001 - Folding Watercolor Palette - 8" x 4" • Blick Art Materials $4.99 2 $9.98
62100-1040 - Ribbon Assortment - Assorted Colors and Styles, 40 yards • Blick Art Materials $3.19 1 $3.19
62100-1040 - Ribbon Assortment - Assorted Colors and Styles, 40 yards • Blick Art Materials $3.19 1 $3.19

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