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Mrs. Crane from Springdale AR is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art is Smart

My students need a variety of art supplies and books to create and reinforce learning.

  • $985 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This project will serve a group of elementary aged students who are destined to have huge impacts on the world. Although 80% of them live in poverty, and more than 60% are English language learners, they are hard workers who only wish to achieve, and one day leave their footprint on the world. Many of these young boys and girls are overcoming the language barriers of learning a second language, many of whom are separated from their families who live thousands of miles away. Some live just down the street, but need and deserve the enrichment that real-world projects can provide.

My Project

I am requesting a variety of materials to enhance our learning environment. In addition to developing literacy skills, we will be learning about the economics of creative production, all while adding artwork that solidifies our understanding and taps into my students’ multiple modes of learning. We need several art and literacy supplies, such as paint, paper, and glue, with a heavy emphasis on tactile reinforcement. Many learners come into my classroom with kinesthetic needs. Resources for sensory exploration such as water beads, magic sand, instant snow, and other miniature items (plus storage tubs) will help my students who need to touch and feel and explore as ways of releasing stress from the academic pressures of the classroom. I have also requested several touch and feel books so that my students can experience reading with books that offer an additional tool for increasing comprehension- the tactile materials are there to reinforce memory of the stories.

Mrs. Crane
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Plus-Plus 1200 Piece Basic Construction Building Play Set – Multi-color • Amazon Business $58.34 1 $58.34
IRIS USA, Inc. Ziploc WeatherShield 60 Quart Storage Box, 4 Pack, Clear • Amazon Business $57.99 1 $57.99
DT508 - Decorate-Your-Own Tote Bags - Set of 15 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98
Crayola Model Magic, Clay Alternative, Classpack, 1 oz Packets, 6 lbs • Amazon Business $36.49 1 $36.49
Water Gel Beads MarvelBeads Non-Toxic Rainbow Mix (1 Pound Bulk) for Orbeez Spa Refill, Kids Sensory Toys and Décor (16 ounces) • Amazon Business $10.99 3 $32.97
Giraffe 4 Set Pink Wooden Dollhouse Furniture, Miniature Bathroom/ Kid Room/ Bedroom/ Kitchen House Furniture Dollhouse Decoration Pretend Play Kids Children Toy • Amazon Business $30.99 1 $30.99
Prang Oval Pan Watercolor Set, 16 Classic Colors with No. 9 Brush (16000) • Amazon Business $7.43 4 $29.72
Kinetic Sand Sandcastle Set with 1lb of Sand, Molds and Tools (Colors Vary) • Amazon Business $14.72 2 $29.44
Canson Watercolor Paper Bulk Pack for Wet and Dry Media, 90 Pound, 9 x 12 Inch, 100 Sheets • Amazon Business $24.30 1 $24.30
SUPER SNOW 1LB. • Frey Scientific $24.02 1 $24.02
Marvel Education MTC-164 Friends with Diverse Abilities Figure Set, Grade: Kindergarten to 3 • Amazon Business $21.39 1 $21.39
My Favorite Shoes: A touch-and-feel shoe-stravaganza • Amazon Business $10.39 2 $20.78
Marvel Education 136 Pretend Play Hispanic Family Set of 8 Figures • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Pretend Play Family - Asian Family - Grandpa to Baby • Amazon Business $18.42 1 $18.42
Never Touch a Dragon • Amazon Business $7.58 2 $15.16
Safari Ltd People TOOB With 7 Everyday Heroes Figurine Toys, Including Construction Worker, Policeman, Mailman, Pilot, Chef, Fireman, and Veterinarian • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Touch and Feel: Wild Animals (Touch & Feel) • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
850PCS DIY Bead Set with a Coiling, a Scissors and 3 Hairpins, 24 Different Types and Shapes Colorful Amblyopia Training Acrylic DIY Beads in a Box, Children's Bead Necklace and Bracelet Crafts • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Powercord? Elastic Clear 1mm Diameter 14-pound Test. Sold Per 25-meter Spool. • Amazon Business $12.61 1 $12.61
Touch and Feel: Farm (Touch & Feel) • Amazon Business $6.29 2 $12.58
Baby Touch and Feel: Trucks (Baby Touch & Feel) • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Darice Plastic Novelty Zoo Animal Shaped Beads, Multi Color (2-Pack) • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Elmers E308 7.63 Oz Elmer'S School Glue Pack of 3 • Amazon Business $11.07 1 $11.07
Barbie Size Gloria Play Utensil and Play Food • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Happy Family 1 Set of Chinese Style Teapot - 1;12 Dollhouse Miniature Furniture • Amazon Business $10.90 1 $10.90
Sport Bead Assortment • Amazon Business $10.61 1 $10.61
Colorful Acrylic Beads Toy DIY Jewelry For Children Necklace And Bracelet Crafts(Animal Series) by AlphaAcc • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Baby Touch and Feel: Splish! Splash! (Baby Touch & Feel) • Amazon Business $4.79 2 $9.58
Baby Touch and Feel: Animals • Amazon Business $4.79 2 $9.58
Baby Touch and Feel: First Words (Baby Touch & Feel) • Amazon Business $4.79 2 $9.58
Baby Touch and Feel: Baby Dinosaur (Baby Touch & Feel) • Amazon Business $4.54 2 $9.08
Baby Touch and Feel: Colors and Shapes (Baby Touch & Feel) • Amazon Business $4.54 2 $9.08
Baby Touch and Feel: Puppies and Kittens (Baby Touch & Feel) • Amazon Business $3.76 2 $7.52
Little Shark: Finger Puppet Book (Little Finger Puppet Board Books) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Baby Elephant: Finger Puppet Book • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Carson Dellosa Sea Life Mini Incentive Charts (148012) • Amazon Business $6.68 1 $6.68
Carson Dellosa Out of This World Mini Incentive Charts (148006) • Amazon Business $5.67 1 $5.67
Carson Dellosa Jungle Safari Mini Incentive Charts (148004) • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Darice Timeless Minis - Pots and Pans with Lids - Blue - Assorted Sizes - 8 pieces • Amazon Business $5.19 1 $5.19
Little Giraffe: Finger Puppet Book (Little Finger Puppet Board Books) • Amazon Business $5.06 1 $5.06
Darice Timeless Miniatures-Books 8/Pkg • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Up and Away Mini Incentive Charts • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Little Cat: Finger Puppet Book (Little Finger Puppet Board Books) • Amazon Business $4.83 1 $4.83
Baby Fish: Finger Puppet Book • Amazon Business $4.80 1 $4.80
Darice Timeless Miniatures: Groceries • Amazon Business $4.39 1 $4.39
Darice 230619 Timeless Miniatures Assorted Soda Cans, Pack of 6, 0.3125 x 0.5-Inches, • Amazon Business $4.26 1 $4.26
Miniature - Coffee Pot with Cups - Blue - 7/8 inch - 1 set • Amazon Business $4.07 1 $4.07

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