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Ms. Bigelow from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art in the Classroom

The cost of 17 art and music supplies including Musical Scarves & Activities CDs and Big Alphabet and Picture Stencils from Nasco, Kaplan Early Learning Company, and Teacher's School Supply is $425, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $425 goal

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Every day, more and more art and music classes are being cut from the curriculum. Unfortunately, although many teachers try, it is very difficult to fund art and music materials for an entire classroom year after year. The benefits of a curriculum infused with art and music are innumerable. In addition to allowing for movement and creativity, art and music stimulate whole brain learning and cognitive growth. I am a first grade teacher in an inner city elementary school. Most of my students come from impoverished home lives that do not permit them to take extracurricular activities. Unfortunately, because these programs are also being cut in our schools, these students are losing out on the opportunities that art and music can provide. I would like to provide my students with the materials they need to fully experience art and music in their daily lives. Funding this proposal would provide students who are in need with the following materials: rhythm sticks, CD's, scarves with rhythm CD's, clay with tools, paper, gel pens, glitter, multimedia art supplies, containers for storage, stamp sets, stencils, and much more! Your generosity is extremely valuable to these children. Thank you in advance for your time and generosity.

Ms. Bigelow
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Easy Access Art Bins Set 2 (Complete Set) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $66.18 1 $66.18
Super Clay and Dough Tool Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $24.90 1 $24.90
GLIMMER GEL PENS PK36 • Nasco $21.24 1 $21.24
Big Alphabet and Picture Stencils • Kaplan Early Learning Company $18.02 1 $18.02
RHYTHM STICK KIT 24/BX • Nasco $17.55 1 $17.55
Alphabet Stamp Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.16 1 $17.16
Multicultural Rhythm Stick Fun, CD • Teacher's School Supply $14.95 1 $14.95
Musical Scarves & Activities CD • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.86 2 $25.72
Color Feathers • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.00 1 $12.00
Sing Along & Learn Following Directions With CD • Kaplan Early Learning Company $10.28 1 $10.28
Glitter w/ Shaker Top Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $10.28 1 $10.28
AQUATIC STAMP SET 4 • Nasco $6.72 1 $6.72
TRANSPORTATION STAMP SET • Nasco $5.17 1 $5.17
13 Dram Plastic Vial w/Lid • Delta Education $4.95 1 $4.95
Rainbow Bar Plasto-Clay • Kaplan Early Learning Company $4.26 6 $25.56
Construction Paper Pad • Kaplan Early Learning Company $4.26 2 $8.52
Multicultural World Construction Paper 12" x 18" (50 sheets) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $4.26 1 $4.26

Materials cost

$293.46

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$348.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.50

Total project goal

$425.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$425.00

7 Donors

-$408.24

Donations toward project cost

-$348.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.74

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.76

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$0.00

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