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Ms. Bowen from Lansing MI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Art Supplies Needed for Creativity Warriors K-8

Help me give my students the tools they need to explore, experiment, and create. My students have not been able to work with clay. We need markers and crayons.

  • $798 goal

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My Students

Art is the beauty, hope, and inspiration needed by the kids at my high-needs school.

For some of the students, this is the most freedom they will have all week.

Many live with one or both parents incarcerated. The majority have only ever met one parent. Others are the caretakers for their parent as well as younger siblings. Students ask to stay after school because the building is a welcome reprieve from the hardships, hunger, and struggle outside of these walls.

My Project

This year, I want my students to experience working with clay. This year, I want them to be able to use any color they desire, rather than looking for broken pieces at the bottom of the box of crayons. This year, all of my artists will inspire every teacher in my building with what they can do when they have the right tools.

Many of my students do not have crayons or markers at home.

This year, Art class will give them the chance to try it all! Please help my kids have crayons, markers, and clay - all of the squishy, messy, wonderful play that childhood should be.

Ms. Bowen
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Classpack Assortment, School Supplies, 16 Different Colors (50 Each), 800 Regular Size Crayons • Amazon Business $40.66 2 $81.32
Sculpey S8 Original Polymer Clay, 8-Pound, White • Amazon Business $35.99 2 $71.98
BLACK+DECKER TO3250XSB 8-Slice Extra Wide Convection Countertop Toaster Oven, Includes Bake Pan, Broil Rack & Toasting Rack, Stainless Steel/Black • Amazon Business $63.64 1 $63.64
Crayola Broad Line Markers Bulk, School Supplies, 16 Bold Colors, 256 Count • Amazon Business $56.88 1 $56.88
Polyform Sculpey III Clay Mold, Brights • Amazon Business $12.32 4 $49.28
Elmer’s 1680 CrayonPro Electric Sharpener • Amazon Business $42.99 1 $42.99
Smarty Dots - Dot Markers, Water Based, Non-Toxic Washable Dot Markers, Easy to use and Easy to Clean, Bingo Markers, Perfect for Kids. • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
Ticonderoga Pencils, Wood-Cased Graphite #2 HB Soft, Pre-Sharpened, Yellow, 30-Pack (13830) • Amazon Business $5.97 5 $29.85
Amazon Brand - Presto! Flex-a-Size Paper Towels, Huge Roll, 12 Count = 30 Regular Rolls • Amazon Business $26.49 1 $26.49
School Smart Newsprint Drawing Paper, 30 lb, 8-1/2 x 11 Inches, 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $12.63 2 $25.26
Pacon Lightweight Super Value Construction Paper 6555, 9" x 12", 10 Assorted Colors, 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $9.98 2 $19.96
Reynolds Wrap Standard Aluminum Foil - 200 Square Feet • Amazon Business $9.49 2 $18.98
U.S. Art Supply 18 Color Children's Washable Tempera Paint Set - 2 Ounce Wide Mouth Bottles for Arts, Crafts and Posters • Amazon Business $18.96 1 $18.96
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 7 Gram, 30 Count • Amazon Business $8.88 2 $17.76
Pentel Hi-Polymer Block Eraser, Large, White, Pack of 10 ZEH-10 Erasers (ZEH10PC10) • Amazon Business $5.59 3 $16.77
Ziploc Gallon Slider Storage Bags, 32 ct (Pack of 3) 96 total bags • Amazon Business $14.33 1 $14.33
Reynolds Kitchens Quick Cut Plastic Wrap - 250 Square Foot Roll • Amazon Business $3.99 3 $11.97
Silicone Baking Mat - Half Sheet Baking Sheet Liner Set Non Stick Cookie Mat(Thick/Large/Non-stick) - Macaron/Cake/Bread Making - Best for Microwave Toaster Oven Tray/pan,2 Pack by Cook Time • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
SUNKISTY Children's Art Paintbrushes, Little Painting Brushes with Plastic Handle for Kids Blue (Blue 50Pcs) • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Pacon Construction Paper, 12 x 18 Inches, 50 Per Pack, Assorted (PAC103063) • Amazon Business $4.67 2 $9.34
24 Pieces White Paint Plastic Palettes 6 Well Rectangular Watercolor Oil Palette Painting Tray Artist Craft Palettes • Amazon Business $9.29 1 $9.29

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