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Ms. Martineau from Lowell MA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Art Smarts!

Help me give my students art smarts! These art supplies will make kindergarten crafty!

  • $310 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a city school in MA. All of our students receive free breakfast and lunch. My class, as a whole, has children with many children with diverse needs. I have children in my class with autism, developmental delays, and communication disabilities. I also have many students that English is their second language.

The children are fun and energetic.

I feel it is my job to keep them excited about school and provide a fun, safe, loving, respectful learning environment.

I love these kids as if they were my own. I have been teaching kindergarten for eight years and every year, these students teach me more and more about myself. They show me love, kindness and laughter and there is never a dull day!

With your help, I will be able to provide my kids with the supplies they need to make learning fun!

My Project

Art is a natural activity to support free play in children! Art allows for exploration and experimentation! Being a little artist is not only fun, but educational as well. Art allows kids to practice a wide range of skills that are useful not only for life, but also for learning!

Art in motion!

Grasping pencils, crayons, chalk and paintbrushes helps children develop their fine motor muscles. This development helps young kids with writing, buttoning a coat and other tasks that require controlled movements.

Art can help children learn and practice skills like patterning. They can also practice critical thinking skills by making a mental plan or picture of what they intend to create and following through on their plan.

Children can learn, create and begin to understand concepts like size, shape, making comparisons, counting and spatial reasoning.

As children describe and share their artwork, as well as their process, they develop language skills.

Most importantly, they also get to feel proud of their accomplishments and have fun!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Broad Line Markers Bulk, 16 Bold Colors, Great for Classroom, Educational, All-Purpose Art Tools, 256 Count • Amazon Business $56.88 1 $56.88
Crayola BIN528008 Crayon Classpack, Regular Size, 8 Colors, Pack of 800 • Amazon Business $43.65 1 $43.65
Crayola Construction Paper Bulk, 10 Colors, Great For Crafts, 480Count • Amazon Business $18.90 2 $37.80
IRIS Portable Project Case, 6 Pack, Clear • Amazon Business $35.62 1 $35.62
Sharpie Color Burst Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Aaron Rodgers Special Edition, Assorted Colors, 24 Count • Amazon Business $16.18 1 $16.18
Play-Doh 35-Piece Numbers, Letters and Fun Art Toy • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12 Count • Amazon Business $10.30 1 $10.30
450 Pcs Craft Supply Set, Which Includes 100Pcs Pipe Cleaners Chenille Stem, 150Pcs Self-sticking Wiggle Googly Eyes and 200Pcs Pompoms for DIY School Art Projects by Baleauty • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Darice Wood Craft Sticks – Multi-Colored – Perfect for Craft Projects – Vibrant Fun Colors – Sturdy Wood Sticks Used for Kids Projects, Classrooms, Home and More – 4 1/2” long, 120 per pack • Amazon Business $3.98 1 $3.98

Materials cost

$229.37

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.44

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$262.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.38

Total project goal

$309.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$309.19

3 Donors

-$309.19

Donations toward project cost

-$262.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.38

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$0.00

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