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Ms. Offenbecher from Alliance OH is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Arts and Parts

My students need beads, feathers, stickers, cardstock and colored pencils for art projects.

  • $244 goal

This project expired on May 30, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In kindergarten we love to use our hands to make things. The art table is a favorite spot in the room and is full of conversation and creativity.

My children are bright, beautiful and full of ideas.

We are in a PreK- K building of near 400 children in an inner city environment. Most of my children are free lunch and low income. As school budgets are cut, so are art supplies. However, 5 year olds need so much to use their hands and minds together to express themselves.

My Project

We are quickly running out of beads and feathers for projects which enhance our literature. The colored paper supplied to us is thin and does not hold up well for the crafts and cards the students make as gifts. The tagboard and cardstock, as well as colored pencils and the stickers, will make a huge difference. I have asked for squishy foam and diffusing paper to really "up" the creativity and excitement.

Art is such an important way to focus the mind and fine motor skills in the young.

It is a subject we cannot afford to take from the children. It is truly essential for their development across the board. I hope you can help us keep art in our hearts.

Ms. Offenbecher
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PLUMAGE/1/2OZ 3IN • Blick Art Materials $2.25 1 $2.25
CRAYOLA CLR PENCIL/BOX240 CLASSPK • Blick Art Materials $33.83 1 $33.83
BLICK ART TISSUE/12X18 50/PK • Blick Art Materials $3.71 1 $3.71
CARDSTOCK PAPER PACK/AUTUMN 8.5X11 • Blick Art Materials $10.41 1 $10.41
CARDSTOCK PAPER PACK/SPRING 8.5X11 • Blick Art Materials $10.41 1 $10.41
TAG BOARD/MANILA 9X12 PK100 • Blick Art Materials $4.86 1 $4.86
PEEL/STICK GEMSTONES/LRG BRT HEARTS • Blick Art Materials $1.68 4 $6.72
PEEL/STICK GEMSTONES/CANDY MINTS • Blick Art Materials $1.68 2 $3.36
WONDRFOAM PEEL/STICK/MULTICLR SHAPE 720PC • Blick Art Materials $5.29 1 $5.29
PALMER FACE PAINT/12/CLR SET • Blick Art Materials $2.19 1 $2.19
JUMBO CRAFTSTICKS/BOX500 JUMBO • Blick Art Materials $5.80 1 $5.80
COLOR DIFFUSING PAPR/BUTTRFLIES 7X11 48PK • Blick Art Materials $5.94 1 $5.94
COLOR DIFFUSING PAPR/LEAVES 80PKG • Blick Art Materials $6.79 1 $6.79
CRTVTY SQUISHY FOAM/MODELING CLSPK • Blick Art Materials $25.50 1 $25.50
STRETCH MAGIC CORD/CLR 1MM • Blick Art Materials $5.19 1 $5.19
ALPHABET BEADS/CLRD SQ 64PC • Blick Art Materials $2.36 2 $4.72
ALPHABET BEADS/BLK/WHT SQ 128PC • Blick Art Materials $2.60 2 $5.20
PONY BEADS/WHT OPAQ 1000PC • Blick Art Materials $4.50 1 $4.50
PONY BEADS/MLTI CLR OPAQ 1000PC • Blick Art Materials $4.50 1 $4.50
MTLC PONY BEADS/SLVR PLATE 250PC • Blick Art Materials $2.69 1 $2.69
Item Shipping/Handling Charges • Blick Art Materials $15.95 1 $15.95

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