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Mrs. Heath from Henderson NV is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Artists in the Classroom

My students need art supplies for the classroom. A mix of paints and craft supplies can help students express their creativity.

  • $550 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our classroom is totally new this year! We have students ranging in grades Kinder through 2nd grade. All 8 of my students have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. In this class, we love to learn, play, and experience new things with our friends. We want to continue our learning through new projects!

My students are an amazing bunch of kids and I am honored to be teaching them this year.

I hope the classroom is a warm, welcome learning environment for them.

My Project

My classroom is made up of students on the autism spectrum. Many of the things we do in the classroom are supported by art and encouraged to explain or describe their thoughts and ideas. For some of my students, art is an outlet that allows them to engage in academics but also creative expression. Using these tools, students will be able to express their creativity through color. The convenient no-spill paint cups are a perfect way for my students to practice their fine motor skills!It is a time they can work independently and express themselves with details and fun activities.

Art therapy promotes mental and emotional growth through art making.

Unlike art instruction, art therapy is conducted with the aim of building life skills, addressing deficits and problem behaviors, and promoting healthy self-expression.

Art provides expression that often can't be vocalized. For my students, art can also be an outlet that provides them calming supports and strategies at school and in the classroom. Paint supplies and aprons can

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA371 - Classroom Clay & Dough Designer Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
CG584 - Adjustable Apron - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 8 $39.92
TG166 - Extra-Large Messy Mats - Set of 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 2 $33.98
BS525Z - Washable Watercolor Set - Dozen • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.99 1 $32.99
WS537 - Wikki Stix Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.99 1 $31.99
LA278 - Uppercase Alphabet & Number Dough Stampers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PX2020 - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 10-Color Set - Pints • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.50 1 $29.50
LA822 - Paint Cup Carrier • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 2 $25.98
LA532 - Lowercase Alphabet Dough Stampers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
EV212 - Regular Dot Art Painters - 6-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
DS434 - Mad Mattr® Sensory Dough - Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
KW5851 - Art Tissue Paper - 100 Sheets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
DS436 - Mad Mattr® Sensory Dough - Teal • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
LC1340X - Nylon-Bristle Paintbrushes - 10-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 1 $8.99
BA8150 - Pom-Poms - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
LA821VT - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Violet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 2 $2.98
LA821BR - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Brown • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 2 $2.98
LA821GR - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 2 $2.98
LA821WT - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - White • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 2 $2.98
LA821TQ - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Turquoise • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 2 $2.98
LA821RG - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 2 $2.98
LA821YE - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 2 $2.98
LA821BK - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Black • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 2 $2.98
LA821RD - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 2 $2.98
LA821BU - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cup - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 2 $2.98

Materials cost

$400.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$31.41

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$467.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.50

Total project goal

$549.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$549.98

7 Donors

-$278.62

Donations toward project cost

-$248.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.79

match offer

-$257.24

Match offer toward project cost

-$218.65

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.59

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.12

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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