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Ms. Sher from Sherman Oaks CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Art Smart

Help me give my students a tie-dye kit, paper, cardstock, and other user-friendly materials for colorful, fun and meaningful art experiences.

  • $295 goal

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My Students

My students represent a diverse selection of ethnic backgrounds and abilities. Each child is unique and talented in so many different ways. Our students range in ability from those with a variety of special needs to those gifted and talented in academics or other areas. We teach artists, singers, dancers, gymnasts, athletes, writers, and mathematicians.

I'm lucky to be able to work with a team of likewise dedicated educators.

Together we integrate all disciplines to develop a well-rounded program of common core standards. Students are engaged throughout the day as reading and math are taught through the arts.

My Project

At our school, we have sadly have a very limited budget. Unfortunately there is no money available for supplies to complete projects we teachers deem valuable.

Art is an important part of our curriculum.

Art supports creativity, self expression, and processing ideas and emotions in ways that can not be achieved in more traditional pencil and paper lessons. It supports math and science, and we third grade teachers, as a team, work to coordinate projects with interdisciplinary aspects.

Keeping this in mind, we need a tie-dye kit, paper, cardstock, and other art materials to bring our lessons to life. Your donations will help our students create and learn in a way that is most meaningful!

Ms. Sher
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
01281-1001 - Tulip One-Step Tie-Dye Kit - Ultimate, Set of 5 Colors • Blick Art Materials $14.23 6 $85.38
PA Paper Accents 8"x 8" 225pc Super Value Variety Pack, Assorted • Amazon Business $18.36 3 $55.08
Colorbok Textured Cardstock Paper Pad, 12" x 12", Primary Pizazz • Amazon Business $5.00 6 $30.00
ColorBok 71876B Cardstock Paper Pad Marble, 12" x 12" • Amazon Business $5.66 3 $16.98
Colorbok Designer Paper Pad, 12" x 12", Wild & Free • Amazon Business $5.88 2 $11.76

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