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Mrs. J. from Kalamazoo MI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art from the Start!!

My students need art supplies to get creative starting on the first day of school!

  • $254 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are such a good example of how working together and building a classroom community can make a school year fly by! Despite multiple staff changes, my students have learned so much and have become such caring and hard working little learners. Most of my students come from the same apartment complex for low-income families, and they spend a lot of time together in and out of school. They really enjoy anything that is creative such as art and music. They often come from great, hardworking families who just don't have the resources to meet basic needs.

My Project

My students do free art in the classroom everyday! They love to paint so the brushes and finger paint will keep them busy and we can use their artwork to decorate the classroom. They each have a space for their art in the room so the markers will enable them to draw pictures to take home or display. The apron and splash mat will help keep the classroom clean and manageable while they have fun creating. Consumable art supplies are used up so quickly, it would be great to have supplies to start the school year and it would be one less thing to worry about purchasing!

Mrs. J.
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola(r) 40-Count Broad-line Washable Markers (Single Box) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $16.96 2 $33.92
Kaplan Kolors Fluorescent Tempera - Set of 6 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $24.61 1 $24.61
Washable Glitter Finger Paint (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.91 1 $22.91
Chalk Markers (Set of 9) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.21 1 $21.21
EV202 - Juicy Fruit Scented Dot Art Painters - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
Stencil Mill • Kaplan Early Learning Company $16.96 1 $16.96
LC510X - Large Unbreakable Craft Jars - Set of 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99
50" x 72" Rectangle Splash Mat • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.86 1 $11.86
First & Last Day Chalk Signs • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.01 1 $11.01
Adult Apron • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.76 1 $6.76
Floppy Brushes- Set of 6 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $4.25 1 $4.25

Materials cost

$182.47

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$215.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.98

Total project goal

$253.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$253.19

1 Donor

-$126.60

Donations toward project cost

-$107.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.99

match offer

-$126.59

Match offer toward project cost

-$107.60

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.99

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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