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Mrs. Malone from Kansas City MO is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art Supplies for Preschool

Help me give my students tissue paper, string, glue, beads and other supplies to create with.

  • $391 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 40 preschoolers every day. Preschool is usually their first exposure to school and I want to make it a positive experience. Students come to school in the morning or in the afternoon for 3 hours at a time. I want my students to be reading at the end of the year. My students come from a very economically diverse background. A lot of my students are learning English as their second language. They speak Somali, Vietnamese, Spanish, and Chinese. I have a lot of different cultures represented in my classroom. My biggest challenge is accommodating these different languages. Many students come to preschool not speaking or knowing any English.

My Project

Last year I asked for an art table where preschoolers could go and create. This area has been a big hit and I see a different side to them when they have art materials to create with. I have been letting them use the markers, crayons, paper, glue and tape I have in the classroom, but we are running out of supplies. I want to give them new materials to create artwork with.

With my limited budget I am not able to give them the open ended materials they need to make their artwork.

I know they are able to make different kinds of structures, pictures and art, they just need the right resources. I believe with these materials I will begin to see how creative they are when given the correct materials. I cannot wait to see what my preschoolers come up with when this project gets funded.

Mrs. Malone
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pony Beads • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.76 5 $33.80
Preschool Paper Pack (192 Sheets) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $18.66 1 $18.66
Magic Nuudles Classroom Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $18.66 1 $18.66
Colored Craft Sticks • Kaplan Early Learning Company $9.31 2 $18.62
TG166 - Extra-Large Messy Mats - Set of 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
12" Chenille Stems (400 Pieces) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.46 2 $16.92
500 Wiggly Eyes • Kaplan Early Learning Company $16.11 1 $16.11
School & Craft Glue (Set Of 12) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $16.11 1 $16.11
Pom Poms • Kaplan Early Learning Company $15.26 1 $15.26
Rexlace Treslace Variety Pack • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.76 2 $13.52
FF534 - Tissue Paper Squares • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
Straws to String • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.71 1 $12.71
Wooden Colored Craft Shapes (400 pieces) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.86 1 $11.86
Wonderfoam(r) Shapes • Kaplan Early Learning Company $5.91 2 $11.82
Wooden Craft Pieces (350) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.01 1 $11.01
Bright Buttons • Kaplan Early Learning Company $10.16 1 $10.16
Paper Popz • Kaplan Early Learning Company $10.16 1 $10.16
Fabric Mosaics • Kaplan Early Learning Company $10.16 1 $10.16
Feathers • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.46 1 $8.46
Remnant Yarn Pack (1 lb.) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $7.61 1 $7.61
Sequins and Spangles (4 oz. Assorted) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $5.91 1 $5.91

Materials cost

$297.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$331.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.58

Total project goal

$390.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$390.54

3 Donors

-$190.73

Donations toward project cost

-$168.23

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

match offer

-$192.62

Match offer toward project cost

-$163.73

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.89

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.19

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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