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Mrs. Thoren from Carpentersville IL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art, Art, Baby!

Help me give my students art materials to foster their creativity and create lasting artwork!

  • $195 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach students with a variety of unique needs. My classroom is comprised of students with IEPs (Individualized Education Program) and students who are at risk.

My students are creative, fun, and curious.

Preschool is often their first experience away from home. With that being said, I want to provide them with fun, hands-on learning experiences. My students love to use their hands to learn and explore the world. These new materials will allow them to do so!

The majority of my students come from low-income households and qualify for free or reduced-priced lunch. My students do not have the means to use technology on a daily basis. I want to best prepare them for the future. I hope that by having these materials readily available for them, they will become more comfortable and truly reap the benefits!

My Project

These materials will make a lasting impression on my students.

The art materials will be used with my current students and future students for years to come!

The watercolor set will allow for a unique spin on traditional painting. I have also requested special watercolor brushes that will be adored for years to come. Art is so special and at such a young age, the students love to experiment with all types of art.

The bingo dabbers will be great for expression as well as some mathematical concepts such as patterning and color identification. These materials will be shared for years to come!

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Mrs. Thoren
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
VR717 - Washable Liquid Watercolors - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98
FA253 - Alphabet Picture Stencils • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.99 1 $31.99
HH642 - Indestructible Pots & Pans Playset • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
VR516 - Washable Watercolor Brush Pens - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 2 $17.98
DR316 - Jumbo Paint Dabbers - Set of 20 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99

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