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Mrs. R. from Kansas City MO is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art Basics

Help me give my students some basic necessities that we are running low on.

  • $656 goal

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My Students

Our smart and engaging students are interested in expanded opportunities. They want to explore their ideas with hands-on projects that allow them to develop and solve problems in a way that reflects the nature of such context in real life. Our students only see possibilities in the world despite the many obstacles they face outside the classroom. Our students are bright, engaging, clever and believe in themselves. As their teacher, I am committed to providing them with unlimited opportunities to have fun.

My Project

It is getting near the end of the year and we are running out of some of our most basic supplies.

I've been scaling my students back on their use of paper to conserve what we have till the end of the year.

We are also in need of new storage baskets for our markers and pastels. Many of ours have been loved for a long time and are falling apart. Our yarn supply comes from donations and most of it is tangled and hard for the kids to use on their own. I spend a lot of my class time untangling yarn so the kids can cut it themselves. Having a yarn winder would help us keep these supplies orderly and easier for the kids to use. My older students want to use colored pencils but we don't have a way to sharpen them and our supply is small. Having a sharpener at each table would eliminate movement around our tiny room and give my students more work time.

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

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This project will reach 500 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jolly Supersticks Premium European Colored Pencils with Tin Carrying Case; Set of 48, Arts and Crafts, Perfect for Adult Coloring • Amazon Business $29.95 3 $89.85
14020-1006 - Richeson Drawing Paper Pack - 12" x 18", 100 lb, 400 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $44.08 2 $88.16
JARBO Electric Pencil Sharpener, Heavy-duty Blade Helical to Fast Sharpen and Auto Stop for No.2 pencil and colored pencil, Operated with USB or AA Battery in classroom, office, home and studio • Amazon Business $18.99 3 $56.97
AmazonBasics Purple Washable School Glue, Dries Clear, 0.24-oz. Sticks,60-Pack • Amazon Business $12.99 4 $51.96
21881-2020 - Sharpie Pens - Black, Fine Point • Blick Art Materials $1.78 25 $44.50
Stanwood Needlecraft YBW-A Hand-Operated Yarn Ball Winder, 4-Ounce • Amazon Business $36.95 1 $36.95
Jolly Supersticks Premium European Colored Pencils with Tin Carrying Case; Set of 48, Arts and Crafts, Perfect for Adult Coloring • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
6 Pack – Paper Organizer Basket, Classroom File Holder Colorful Plastic Bins, Teacher School Supplies Storage Baskets Organization Tray with Handles, Gray • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Ice Cube Trays, Silicone Ice Cube Tray with Lids BPA Free, Easy Release Large Cubes Best Ice Trays with No Spill Cover Flexible and Reusable (4 Pack) • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Prextex Classroom Pencil Organizer Pencil Basket or Crayon Basket, Variety Colors (12 pack) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Prextex Classroom Storage Baskets Crayon and Pencill Storage Baskets • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Honla Rectangular Small Plastic Storage Baskets Organizer,Set of 8 in 4 Assorted Colors,Pink/Teal/Blue/Orange • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
Neenah Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", Heavy-Weight, White, 94 Brightness, 300 Sheets (91437) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
AmazonBasics Permanent Markers, Black, 24-Pack • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
11306-1003 - Spectra Deluxe Bleeding Art Tissue - 20" x 30", Assorted, 100 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $9.19 1 $9.19

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