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Ms. Ducote from St Augustine FL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Achieving Success Through Art!

My students need art supplies (paint, markers, crayons, colored pencils, clay), flexible seating, and sensory toys.

  • $559 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students I work with come from all walks of life and carry with them stories of struggle, perseverance, and success in their home lives and school lives. Some love school and look forward to being here every day, while some find school unenjoyable because they have not found success in something school related yet. This is where I come in. I try to provide an array of activities in which my students can find success in order to change their minds about school.

The students in my learning strategies classrooms struggle with organization, academics (because they are below grade level in the areas of reading and math), and lack social/emotional skills necessary to work successfully in groups at times.

The work we do in this class differs day-to-day depending on their needs.

The students in my art classes are fragile in that they have intensive medical needs, have difficulty communicating these needs, difficulty moving freely on their own, and/or significantly below grade-level in the areas of reading, math, and social skills.

My Project

My students struggle to feel success at home and in the classroom. There is no easier way to feel success than in seeing your vision come to fruition. My goal is to provide a comfortable learning environment where students feel safe, comfortable, and ready to learn and create art.

The items we receive with your help will be used in making projects involving clay, decorating their clay creations, painting portraits of themselves and nature, and using markers, paint, and colored pencils to color subjects of their choice to relieve anxiety.

Students in my class, with your help, will have the supplies necessary to make their visions come to life, while in a comfortable, peaceful setting, made possible because of flexible seating to include chair balls and sensory equipment.

Ms. Ducote
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ACTIVA Blackjack Low Fire Clay, 25 pounds White • Amazon Business $35.18 3 $105.54
WALIKI TOYS Children's Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair With Stability Legs for School, Pump Included, 20"/50CM, Green) • Amazon Business $17.99 4 $71.96
Keewonda Earphones Bulk Earbuds Headphones - 50 Pack Ear Buds Kids Bulk Headphones Wholesale Disposable Earbuds for School Classroom Students (Black/Blue) • Amazon Business $45.95 1 $45.95
Clearprint Reusable Clay Tool Set (5604) • Amazon Business $40.65 1 $40.65
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 $38.99 1 $38.99
Jovi Plastilina Reusable and Non-Drying Modeling Clay; 1.75 oz. Bars, Set of 30, 2 Each of 15 Colors, Perfect for Arts and Crafts Projects • Amazon Business $26.95 1 $26.95
Crayola 58-7858 40 ct Broad Line Ultra-Clean Washable Markers Toy • Amazon Business $15.31 1 $15.31
WonderforU Polymer Clay, 24 Colors Oven Bake Modeling Clay - DIY Craft Polymer Block with 5 Modeling Tool sets and Jewelry Accessories - By • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
EXPO 1927526 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Vibrant Colors, 16-Count • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
Crayola Mini Colored Pencils in Assorted Colors, Coloring Supplies for Kids, 64ct • Amazon Business $7.18 2 $14.36
Mr. Sketch 1905069 Scented Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $5.38 2 $10.76
Crayola 2 PACK 64 Ct Crayons (52-0064) • Amazon Business $10.68 1 $10.68
Rainforest Escape: My Island Animal, Exotic Flower and Tropical Plant Color Book • Amazon Business $10.31 1 $10.31
Fidget Toys Mix Pack - Mixed Pack of 5 Sensory Toys for Stress Relief Includes Liquid Motion Timer, Slow Rising Squishy Toy, Color Changing Therapy Putty for Kids, Stretchy Noodle, Kids Water Beads • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Fantasy Characters: Easy-to-Follow Clay-Making Projects in Simple Steps (Modeling Clay Books) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$438.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$474.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.82

Total project goal

$558.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$558.80

1 Donor

-$535.00

Donations toward project cost

-$456.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$78.75

match offer

-$22.04

Match offer toward project cost

-$18.73

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.31

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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