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Mrs. Sima from Aurora IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art to Help Make Us Smart!

My students need art supplies, including chalk, markers, collage items, white boards, etc.

  • $489 goal

This project expired on November 21, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Bone dry. That's pretty much the two words that best describe our art closet! My students LOVE art! They are so creative but need supplies!

All my students are at-risk and come from a low-income district in Illinois.

Some of my students have special needs and need all the experiences they can get, especially sensory related. I teach 4 and 5 year olds who are full of energy but not enough art experiences since their families struggle with day to day expenses.

My Project

These supplies will help my students greatly. Especially the students with special needs. Many of the crafts such as the beads/lacing strings, dough, and other collage items will help them develop their fine motor skills that are needed for important things such as writing.

This project is so important because we are not allowed to ask parents for money or supplies.

Their children come to school and everything is provided through a grant. Let's face it, most of the time that grant doesn't include enough money for extra things, such as all the art supplies I listed. Please help change the lives of preschoolers in need, by putting a smile on their face!

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

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
YE1621 - Collage Beads • Lakeshore Learning $4.59 1 $4.59
FF189 - Magnetic Folder Bins - Set of 3 • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
AA757 - Sort & Store Book Organizer • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
DD196 - Handprint Bulletin Board Accents • Lakeshore Learning $4.99 1 $4.99
VR412 - Self-Inking Date Text Stamp • Lakeshore Learning $7.99 1 $7.99
EK203 - Staple-Free Stapler • Lakeshore Learning $5.95 2 $11.90
KC60 - Write & Wipe Lapboard - Each • Lakeshore Learning $2.95 3 $8.85
BR413 - Thin-Line Permanent Markers • Lakeshore Learning $9.99 1 $9.99
CS519 - Giant Twist-Up Crayons - Set of 50 • Lakeshore Learning $15.99 1 $15.99
DB159 - Jumbo Chalk Bucket - Each • Lakeshore Learning $2.99 3 $8.97
LC658 - Colored Feathers - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning $7.95 2 $15.90
LC438 - Macaroni - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning $12.95 1 $12.95
FG639 - Yarn Laces with Tips • Lakeshore Learning $8.95 1 $8.95
FG722 - Glimmer Stickers - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning $14.95 1 $14.95
EA123 - Puffy Pipe Stems • Lakeshore Learning $4.99 1 $4.99
FG295 - Painted Wooden Beads - 1500 Pieces • Lakeshore Learning $12.95 1 $12.95
RR380 - Foam Leaves • Lakeshore Learning $4.95 1 $4.95
RR380 - Foam Leaves • Lakeshore Learning $4.95 1 $4.95
DW2990 - Jumbo Craft Sticks • Lakeshore Learning $1.95 1 $1.95
FT2496 - Craft Sticks • Lakeshore Learning $7.95 1 $7.95
LC564 - Felt • Lakeshore Learning $13.95 1 $13.95
BJ9610X - Glitter Jumbo Jars - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning $22.95 1 $22.95
QM788 - Clear Adhesive Roll - 75 Ft. • Lakeshore Learning $22.99 1 $22.99
AX8 - Lakeshore Dough - Green • Lakeshore Learning $8.95 1 $8.95
AX16 - Lakeshore Dough - Purple • Lakeshore Learning $8.95 1 $8.95
AX4 - Lakeshore Dough - Blue • Lakeshore Learning $8.95 1 $8.95
AX2 - Lakeshore Dough - Red • Lakeshore Learning $8.95 1 $8.95
LA138 - Write & Wipe Broad-Tip Markers - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning $34.95 1 $34.95
KW5851 - Art Tissue Paper - 100 Sheets • Lakeshore Learning $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$374.29

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$414.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.22

Total project goal

$488.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$488.12

10 Donors

-$244.06

Donations toward project cost

-$207.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.61

match offer

-$244.06

Match offer toward project cost

-$207.45

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.61

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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