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Ms. Alfaro from N Hollywood CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

What Can Artists Create at Home?

Help me give my students paint, brushes, color pencils, clay, paper, and notebooks to create art at home.

  • $549 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are adjusting to distance learning as best as they can. All families are in very different situations. After contacting all families, we have come to an understanding that they do whatever they can with whatever is available. I love seeing my students during our virtual lessons, but there's always a few missing due to the current situation. Many have had trouble getting internet signal and have had to miss lessons, activities, or work online.

My Project

Distance learning has taught us so many lessons and has challenged us all. I would like my students to have art supplies like watercolors, color pencils, and notebooks to continue using their creativity at home.

I am hoping art will provide my students an outlet to express and communicate their feelings.

Art lessons with my students have been limited because they do not have the materials necessary. If students have these materials at home, I will be able to do guided art lessons with them during our live sessions. We'll get to experiment with different media, even do 3D models with the clay. They can design a roller coaster park with just the construction paper!

I would like students to use the comic book pads along with the art materials to create fun adventures and to practice their writing skills. These materials will bring joy and will encourage students to use their imaginations. Hopefully they can share their creations during our virtual meetings.

Ms. Alfaro
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ419 Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint 4Ounce Bottles Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 8 $87.92
33216-1006 - Crayola Modeling Clay - 1 lb Assortment • Blick Art Materials $2.62 24 $62.88
11400-0039 - Pacon Riverside 3D Construction Paper - 9" x 12", Assorted, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $1.80 24 $43.20
36 Set Watercolor Paint Pack with Quality Wood Brushes 8 Colors Washable Water Colors Perfect for Kids Adults Parties Students Classroom Bulk by Color Swell • Amazon Business $36.99 1 $36.99
11420-1023 - Blick Economy Construction Paper - 9" x 12", White, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $1.51 24 $36.24
Crayola Bulk Colored Pencils, Pre-sharpened, Back to School Supplies, 12 Assorted Colors, Pack of 24 • Amazon Business $36.21 1 $36.21
Crayola Bulk Colored Pencils, Pre-sharpened, Back to School Supplies, 12 Assorted Colors, Pack of 24 • Amazon Business $36.19 1 $36.19
Fun Express Create Your Own Comic Book Activity Pads | 12 Count | Great for Party Prizes & Favors, Superhero-Themed Birthdays, Halloween Supplies, Children's Art Activities • Amazon Business $10.97 2 $21.94
48-Pack Kraft Mini Notebooks Bulk, Unlined Blank Travel Journals Small, for Students, Kids, Class Projects, Brown Cover, 4.1 x 4.2 Inches, 24 Sheets Each • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Flat Paint Brushes Set,50 Pcs Art Paintbrushes for Kids/Artists/Painters/Beginners/Students ,Short Plastic Handle,Nylon Hair Brushes for Acrylic Oil Watercolor Art Painting (Mix(25Flat +25Round#0)) • Amazon Business $13.90 1 $13.90

Materials cost

$394.46

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$36.09

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$466.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.32

Total project goal

$548.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$548.79

2 Donors

-$246.43

Donations toward project cost

-$241.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.54

match offer

-$264.21

Match offer toward project cost

-$224.58

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.63

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$38.15

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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