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Ms. McKenzie from Nashville TN is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Art Supplies for Engaging Learning

Help me give my students art materials to complete engaging projects and practice fine motor skills. This includes trays, paint sets, Play-Doh, and other items.

  • $601 goal

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My Students

My students are kind, thoughtful and energetic learners. They enter the classroom as curious learners seeking to soak in the world around them. For many of my students, kindergarten is their first experience in a school community. I want to provide them with quality learning opportunities each day so they are excited to come to school.

My students depend on me to teach them how to read, write, and develop problem-solving skills that will be the foundation of their education.

These students come from a variety of diverse backgrounds. Their families qualify for free lunch and may not have the means to provide literature, manipulatives, and other educational tools at home.

My Project

These materials will be used throughout our learning day to create meaningful projects and engaging crafts. In our curriculum, we bolster literacy by equipping students with rich knowledge of a variety of subjects. This knowledge will help students as they read the text and expand their vocabulary. At the end of different units of studies, we complete a culminating project to showcase their learning. These supplies would help provide students with choices to showcase their learning through creative means.

Using these hands-on learning materials will engage students and foster a rich learning environment.

Many students have also struggled with their fine motor skills as a result of learning loss during the Covid-19 pandemic. These materials will help students grow their fine motor skills and support them as they begin learning to write.

Ms. McKenzie
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 30 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Colorations Set of 12 Kids Activity Plastic Trays, Rainbow of Colors, Arts and Crafts Organizer Tray, Serving Tray, Great for Crafts, Beads, Water Beads, Paint, Toys, Building Blocks (Item # MTRAY) • Amazon Business $50.99 2 $101.98
8 Colors Watercolor Paint Set Bulk, Pack of 40, Shuttle Art Watercolor Paint Set with Paint Brushes for Kids and Adults, Washable Paint for Classroom, Parties, Kindergarten and Art Activities • Amazon Business $36.99 1 $36.99
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36 Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3 Oz Cans (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
KASEMI Pipe Cleaners,1000 pcs and 20 Assorted Colors 12 inch Chenille Stems for DIY Art Creative Crafts Decorations • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
U.S. Art Supply 10 Piece Children's No Spill Paint Cups with Colored Lids and 10 Piece Large Round Brush Set with Plastic Handles • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Greentime Pony Beads Jewelry Making Kit, 9mm Pony Beads Rainbow Opaque Beads Small Loose Spacer Beads for Friendship Bracelet Jewelry Necklace Making Crafts for Christmas Gift (24colors) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Caydo 24 Pieces 12 Colors Children's Artists Fabric Aprons for Kitchen, Classroom, Community Event, Crafts and Art Painting Activity • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
RAINBOW TOYFROG Straw Constructor STEM Building Toys 300 pcs Interlocking Plastic Educational Toys Engineering Building Blocks -Construction Blocks- Kids Toy for 3-12 Year Old Boys and Girls • Amazon Business $19.89 1 $19.89
MAGICLUB Water Beads with Fine Motor Skills Toy Set Non-Toxic Water Sensory Toy for Kids- 6 Oz Beads Sensory Bin Kit with 1 Scoop 1 Spoon and 6 Tweezers Jelly Beads for Early Skill Development • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Creativity Street Sequins & Spangles Jar, Assorted Colors and Sizes, 230 Grams • Amazon Business $18.34 1 $18.34
1 Inch Foam Brushes for Painting, Crafts, Mod Podge, Wood Stain (120 Pack) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Olgaa 1300 Pieces Foam Stickers Geometry Self-Adhesive Stickers Assorted Colors Mini Geometry Shapes Foam Stickers (Circle, Square, Triangle,Pentagram) for Crafts Arts Making Kids Gifts • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Natural Wood Craft Sticks, 4.25 Inch Popsicle Sticks for Ice Cream, Crafts, Waxing, Art Projects & Party Food Labels (1,000 Sticks) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
HEHALI 1000pcs Multicolor Pom Pom Balls, Assorted Sizes & Colors Pompoms for Arts and Craft Making Decorations • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Skoolzy Fine Motor Skills Toys - Rainbow Color Sorting for Toddlers Scissor Tongs - Bug Catcher Sensory Learning Tools • Amazon Business $13.57 1 $13.57
FRIMOONY 61pcs Plastic Dough Tools for Kids, with Capital Letters, Cookie Cutters, Stamps, Multi-Color • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Learning Resources Jumbo Tweezers, Sorting & Counting, Preschool Science, Homeschool, Toddler Fine Motor Skill Development, Set Of 12 • Amazon Business $12.85 1 $12.85
Crayola Sidewalk Chalk, Washable, Outdoor, Gifts for Kids, 64 Count • Amazon Business $11.23 1 $11.23
UPINS 2000 Pcs Black Wiggle Googly Eyes with Self-Adhesive, 6mm 8mm 10 mm 12mm Mixed Packaging • Amazon Business $10.55 1 $10.55
LIHAO 12 Skeins Mini Yarn for Knitting Crochet Craft - 100% Acrylic • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
50 Pcs Pointed Round Brushes for Kids/Students/Starter/Teens/Children ,Detail Paint Brush Set for Art Class Painting/Painting Party/Acrylic Oil Watercolor,Short Plastic Handle Paintbrushes • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90
Coceca 300pcs 3-5 Inches Colorful Feathers for DIY Craft Wedding Home Party Decorations • Amazon Business $8.09 1 $8.09

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