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Ms. C. from Gretna LA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art Supplies For Students With Autism!

My students need art supplies such as Wikki Stix, sculpting dough, paint, brushes, and paper to communicate when their words fail!

  • $633 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students with Autism struggle with verbal communication. They have a very hard time expressing their needs and wants in words, and art can help them find their voices!

My students are four elementary aged boys who place on the Autism Spectrum.

Some are able to attend inclusion classes in general education environments, others are completely non-verbal and require constant special education support. They are all beautiful, happy, diverse little boys who need a large variety of experiences in the classroom in order to support their very different needs. Our school is an ethnically and economically diverse school in the state of Louisiana and doesn't have very much discretionary funding. My students need so much, but the school is able to provide so little. Students with Autism benefit TREMENDOUSLY from art integrated education, but it obviously takes tons of supplies and materials to pull this off.

My Project

I have requested materials that will provide my students with opportunities to express themselves through painting, sculpting and other classroom arts activities. These items, such as paint, brushes, craft supplies, dough and even googly eyes will open up worlds of expression for my four little boys. Creating an effective classroom for my students will not be possible without your help!

Hands-on art is absolutely vital to treating students with Autism!

By donating to this project you will be helping four beautiful little boys to find their own voices and communicate their needs and learning in a way that would not have been otherwise possible!!

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Ms. C.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 4 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WS537 - Wikki Stix Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
RY928 - Make-A-Face Sheets • Lakeshore Learning $7.95 1 $7.95
TT274 - Classroom Collage Box • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
AX20 - Lakeshore Dough Assortment Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning $44.95 1 $44.95
TS108 - Rainbow Scratch Paper • Lakeshore Learning $9.99 1 $9.99
DF467 - Classroom Painting Studio • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
LA822 - Paint Cup Carrier • Lakeshore Learning $12.95 4 $51.80
LA820X - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cups - 10-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 4 $39.80
LM710X - Heavy-Duty Chubby Brushes - 10-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning $11.99 1 $11.99
LC195 - Paint Pump • Lakeshore Learning $2.95 10 $29.50
PX2128BU - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera - 1 Gallon - Blue • Lakeshore Learning $11.99 1 $11.99
PX2128TQ - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera - 1 Gallon - Turquoise • Lakeshore Learning $11.99 1 $11.99
PX2128GR - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera - 1 Gallon - Green • Lakeshore Learning $11.99 1 $11.99
PX2128YE - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera - 1 Gallon - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning $11.99 1 $11.99
PX2128RG - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera - 1 Gallon - Orange • Lakeshore Learning $11.99 1 $11.99
PX2128RD - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera - 1 Gallon - Red • Lakeshore Learning $11.99 1 $11.99
PX2128VT - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera - 1 Gallon - Violet • Lakeshore Learning $11.99 1 $11.99
PX2128BR - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera - 1 Gallon - Brown • Lakeshore Learning $11.99 1 $11.99
PX2128WT - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera - 1 Gallon - White • Lakeshore Learning $11.99 1 $11.99
PX2128BK - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera - 1 Gallon - Black • Lakeshore Learning $11.99 1 $11.99

Materials cost

$455.73

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$39.88

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$537.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.84

Total project goal

$632.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$632.29

13 Donors

-$632.29

Donations toward project cost

-$537.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$94.84

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$0.00

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