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

Add Color to Our World

My students need access to play dough, finger paint and other adapted art materials that will allow them to create and add color to their days.

  • $474 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are kindergarten students attending school for the first time. Many of my students did not participate in a typical preschool setting and this is their first year in a more traditional school setting. My students are individuals whom all happen to share a label of Autistim. Despite this label, it is my goal as their teacher to have them achieve to the best of their abilities and teach them the skills they need to become successful learners along their educational careers.

My Project

My students would love to be able to create and build art like their typical peers but are often unable to do so because of their limited fine and gross motor skills. For my students to be able to create like their typical peers they need access to adapted scissors, no-spill paint cups, non-toxic paint and play dough. They will be able to explore the art materials fully and use their various senses using the finger, foam paints and dough tools. These multiple types of media would accommodate all of my students and all them to access the art despite their sensory aversions.

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

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This project will reach 9 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA371 - Classroom Clay & Dough Designer Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC65 - Heavy-Duty Adjustable Vinyl Paint Apron - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 5 $34.95
LC2915 - Heavy-Duty Adjustable Vinyl Paint Apron - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 5 $34.95
TG166 - Extra-Large Messy Mats - Set of 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 2 $33.98
TS281Z - Easy-Squeeze Scissors - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
EV212 - Regular Dot Art Painters - 6-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
AA342 - Washable Fingerpaint - 10-Color Set - Pints • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.50 1 $29.50
PX2020 - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 10-Color Set - Pints • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.50 1 $29.50
LC1340X - Nylon-Bristle Paintbrushes - 10-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 3 $26.97
PP670 - Foam Sensory Paint - 5-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LA822 - Paint Cup Carrier • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
TA5316 - Fingerpaint Paper - 16" x 22" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
HH481 - Kid-Sized Paintbrushes - 6-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.99 3 $5.97
LA821RG - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 1 $1.49
LA821YE - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 1 $1.49
LA821BU - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 1 $1.49
LA821BK - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Black • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 1 $1.49
LA821RD - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 1 $1.49
LA821VT - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Violet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 1 $1.49
LA821BR - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Brown • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 1 $1.49
LA821GR - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 1 $1.49
LA821WT - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - White • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 1 $1.49
LA821TQ - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Turquoise • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 1 $1.49

Materials cost

$366.65

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$402.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.97

Total project goal

$473.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$473.12

3 Donors

-$455.47

Donations toward project cost

-$402.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.32

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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