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Mrs. Simonetti-Benson from Philadelphia PA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Classroom Without Art is Just 'Eh'

Help me give my students crayons and other supplies for a successful start to our school year.

  • $225 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Many of the students in my classroom have experienced trauma in their lives, and school is their safe place. They come to school to escape what is happening at home. My classroom serves students with a range of disabilities, including intellectual disabilities, emotional disturbance, autism spectrum disorder, and specific learning disabilities.

The typical student in my class struggles with basic phonemic awareness and letter recognition.

About 90% of my students are African American or Latino. The opportunity and achievement gaps are apparent among our student population.

My Project

I am asking for basic art supplies. I would like my students to have crayons, markers and paper. I want to provide some time and materials to allow my children to explore their creative side. They need to have access to these materials. Our school does not provide these for us. With these art supplies, my students will be able to create masterpieces, but also be able to use these supplies in all areas of our school day. We will be able to explore deeper concepts of language arts, math, science and social studies with projects and games that allow for art to be incorporated.

Mrs. Simonetti-Benson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Classpack Assortment, School Supplies, 16 Different Colors (50 Each), 800 Regular Size Crayons • Amazon Business $40.66 1 $40.66
Elmer's Glue Stick (E599), 30 Count • Amazon Business $33.44 1 $33.44
Hammermill Paper, Great White 30% Recycled Printer Paper, 8.5 x 11 Paper, Letter Size, 20lb, 92 Bright, 3 Ream Case / 1,500 Sheets (086820C) Acid Free Paper • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
TREND enterprises, Inc. T-8367 Owl-Stars! Welcome Bulletin Board Set • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Blokus Strategy Game • Amazon Business $11.47 1 $11.47
Clipco Dry Erase Pocket Sleeves Assorted Colors (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
TREND enterprises, Inc. Welcome Owl-Stars! Quotable Expressions Banner, 5' • Amazon Business $7.20 1 $7.20
Carson Dellosa Colorful Owls Nameplates (122029) • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Happy Birthday (Owl-Stars!™) Recognition Awards • Amazon Business $6.42 1 $6.42
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, Washable, 4 Ounces Each , 12 Count - Great for Making Slime • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Carson Dellosa – Balloons Colorful Cut-Outs, Classroom Décor, 36 Pieces • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

Materials cost

$158.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$191.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.73

Total project goal

$224.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$224.86

1 Donor

-$191.13

Donations toward project cost

-$191.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$33.73

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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