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Mrs. Mcconnell from Waterloo SC is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art-the Missing Link

Help me give my students these art supplies so that students learn through art.

  • $411 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a special education class in a Title I school. I serve 30 students who range from kindergarten to fifth grade. Their disabilities range from learning disabilities to visual impairments. They come from diverse backgrounds. Some students have limited verbal abilities. Five students have limited motor skills, which limits their writing ability. Most are mainstreamed during the day into regular education classrooms. They are at least two years behind their peers. Many come from impoverished backgrounds with little parental involvement.

When working with my students and other classrooms, it is exhilarating to watch them all learn about each other.

My Project

My students with special needs learn best through hands-on and tactile activities using art materials such as these.They are concrete learners. These art materials will help make learning meaningful and help teach my students their letters, words in a fun and creative way while allowing my students to express themselves. Materials such as these help my students become successful and eager learners that will last a lifetime. These bright and wonderful materials will allow my students to practice new concepts over and over again. while linking literacy and art in new ways. Research shows that students with special needs need to practice new concepts many times for mastery using all the different modalities.

Mrs. Mcconnell
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WS261Z - Wonder Stix™ - Set of 12 Packs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $94.99 1 $94.99
JJ850 - Letters, Numbers & Shapes Giant Stencil Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LA278 - Uppercase Alphabet & Number Dough Stampers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LA532 - Lowercase Alphabet Dough Stampers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
DD779 - Suncatchers Craft Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
VR717 - Washable Liquid Watercolors - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LA299 - Learn the Alphabet! Dough Mats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
PP421 - Alphabet Stamps - Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
LC169 - People Shapes™ • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
FF291 - Rainbow Scratch Paper Animals • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$293.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.72

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$349.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.59

Total project goal

$410.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$410.62

4 Donors

-$204.78

Donations toward project cost

-$174.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.82

match offer

-$204.79

Match offer toward project cost

-$174.07

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.72

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.06

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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