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Ms. Jennifer from San Francisco CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art Makes It Stick!

My students need watercolors, crayons, construction paper, beads, tissue paper, and other arts and crafts materials.

  • $974 goal

This project expired on March 17, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Primary students have so many things to learn! My kindergarten and first grade students must master many academic tasks and all the foundational skills they need to learn them!

Some of my students aren't able to attend preschool, so they haven't had as many opportunities to develop fine motor skills or the social-emotional skills like turn-taking and cooperation that kids practice in pre-school.

Most of my students do not speak English at home. School is their only chance to practice their new language. It's important that they develop their skills both through structured practice and in conversation with their peers throughout the day.

My Project

I am requesting a variety of arts and crafts materials that will provide my students with integrated art experiences. We will use these materials to reinforce key academic concepts. For instance, students will explore geometry and pattern by making mosaics and fashioning designs out of shape stickers. The materials I have selected will provide lots of ways to develop fine motor skills. Paper art like quilling helps students develop hand-eye tracking and finger acuity, skills necessary for fluent reading and easy writing. All of these art supplies will enable my students to work collaboratively and creatively, leading to natural opportunities to discuss their work. As they create, they'll also refine their English language skills!

Your support will provide hours of fun and creative experiences for my students.

The projects they create will inspire them to invent, revise, and see themselves as artists. They will also deepen their understanding of academic concepts, learn more English, and develop important motor skills. Please consider supporting my students as they develop as thinkers, artists, and learners.

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

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola 832ct Classpack 64 colors • Amazon Business $45.33 2 $90.66
Mr. Sketch Scented Stix Marker School Pack • Nasco $73.95 1 $73.95
Assorted Washable Watercolor Master Pack • Nasco $62.80 1 $62.80
Sun Deco Classroom Pack • Nasco $26.20 1 $26.20
ScratchArt Variety Classroom Pack • Nasco $50.36 1 $50.36
Roselle Sulphite Construction Paper 500, 12 x 18 Sheets White • Nasco $29.80 1 $29.80
MASKS PAPERBOARD CLASSPACK PACK OF 24 • School Specialty $28.39 1 $28.39
EE751 - Collage Flowers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $13.99 2 $27.98
GA355 - Easy-Punch Design Shapes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
STYROFOAM STARS PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $11.07 2 $22.14
Global Art Folia Transparent Paper 100 Sheets, 1934 x 2712, 428 gsm • Nasco $21.80 1 $21.80
RA227 - Mini Stampers Marker Tub • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
RA392 - Easy-Stick Glitter Shapes - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
AA702 - Roll-On Confetti Glue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
FG722 - Glimmer Stickers - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
Sandtastik 8Color Set • Nasco $14.80 1 $14.80
BEAD KIT 100 DAY • School Specialty $6.90 2 $13.80
Roylco My Garden Stained Glass Frames Pkg. of 32, 9 x 9 • Nasco $6.76 2 $13.52
Geometric Sandesigns 5 Sheets, Pkg. of 12 • Nasco $6.64 2 $13.28
BEADS ANIMAL PONY ASST COLORS BAG OF .5 LB - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $6.35 1 $6.35
LL665 - Nature Prints Craft Paper • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.99 1 $5.99
Pearlized Tissue Assortment Pkg. of 50, 10 x 15 • Nasco $10.24 1 $10.24
FG639 - Yarn Laces with Tips • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
BEADS PONY METALLIC PACK OF 500 • School Specialty $4.82 1 $4.82
Quilling Paper Strips, 18 Wide • Nasco $2.36 4 $9.44
Quilling Strips, 18 x 23 Bright Color Assortment • Nasco $3.04 3 $9.12
Quilling Strips, 18 x 23 Primary Color Assortment • Nasco $3.04 3 $9.12
Roylco Stained Glass Lanterns Pkg. of 32, 312 x 312 x 512 • Nasco $7.60 1 $7.60
Roylco Fabric Mosaics Pkg. of 400 • Nasco $7.60 1 $7.60
BEADS PONY GLITTER JELLY PACK OF 1000 • School Specialty $7.09 1 $7.09
KolorFast Remnant Tissue Assortment 1 lb. • Nasco $5.68 1 $5.68
Designer Tissue Sheets 20 x 30, Butterfly • Nasco $3.72 1 $3.72

Materials cost

$680.19

Vendor shipping charges

$45.16

State sales tax

$62.24

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$827.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$146.08

Total project goal

$973.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$973.87

5 Donors

-$851.77

Donations toward project cost

-$827.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.98

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$122.10

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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