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Ms. D. from San Francisco CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Arts-based Kindergarten Needs Supplies!

The cost of a wide variety of art supplies including buttons, sequins, beads, glitter, paper, and much, much more is $679, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $679 goal

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I work in a great school in San Francisco that is based on the premise that children learn best when taught using the arts. Hands-on projects are especially effective with younger children, and research bears this out. We use the arts to teach reading, writing, math and science. But budget cuts have made this harder and harder to implement. You can help my new Kindergarten class by helping us to get art supplies. We need so many things - with 180 school days there are a lot of art materials we need! We use an approach known as "emergent curriculum" - that is, we listen closely to the the children and try and make the curriculum fit their paths of inquiry. This means that we need a lot of different materials to be able to explore these avenues with them! This includes paper pre-cut into the shapes of heads and hands, glitter and sequins, containers of buttons, beads and elastic for stringing, bits and pieces of exciting collage materials, "wiggly" eyes, feathers, marbling kits, etc. etc.! I hope you can help us out! Thank you in advance for your generosity.

Ms. D.
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ERLY LRNG SPCL NEEDS ACTY BOX MFG NO:1722 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $52.79 1 $52.79
MARBLING KIT • Nasco $43.05 1 $43.05
5602 COLOSSAL BARREL OF CRAFTS • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $39.99 1 $39.99
FLUOR GLITTR SET/4 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $32.59 1 $32.59
KIT ALL ABOUT ME MFG NO: 4204 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $26.55 1 $26.55
PIPECLEANERS 12"JUMBO PK/1000 MFG NO: 9110-01 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $24.49 1 $24.49
NASCO ART TOSS-UP BALLS S3 • Nasco $19.38 1 $19.38
WONDERFOAM LTTRS & NMBRS 1/2LB MFG NO:4304 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $9.99 1 $9.99
FUN GEMS 1/2LB MFG NO:3541 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $9.95 1 $9.95
SEQUINS & SPANGLES SHAKER • Nasco $9.30 2 $18.60
MIXED MED GLSS BEADS 1/2LB AST MF NO:03-648-8 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $8.99 2 $17.98
FELT FIGURES 6" PK/24 MFG NO: 3091 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $7.50 2 $15.00
CRAFT BUTTONS ASST • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $6.95 2 $13.90
SEQUINS GLITRING CONFETI 4 OZ MFG NO: 6112-00 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $6.20 2 $12.40
0059600 TISSUE FLWR KIT-7 FLWR MFG NO: 0059600 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $5.79 2 $11.58
CARD CHARACTERS MFG NO: 52004 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $5.69 2 $11.38
BEADS PLASTIC STRAW MFG NO: 6807 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $5.35 1 $5.35
GLITTER STONES 10 OZ BAG MFG NO:353501 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $3.95 2 $7.90
BUTTONS LARGE 1 3/4" ASST PK30 MFG NO:6091 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $3.95 2 $7.90
CRAYOLA VINYL ART SMOCK • Nasco $2.92 10 $29.20
PAPER SHAPES GUMMED ASST PK500 MFG NO: 586 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $2.19 5 $10.95
MARABOU FEATHERS • Nasco $2.12 5 $10.60
PAD 3.5" HANDS 35 SHTS MFG NO: 51220" • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $1.79 5 $8.95
EYES WIGGLE PSTE-ON 10MM BLACK MFG NO: 3472-02 PK/100 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $1.15 3 $3.45

Materials cost

$443.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$556.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$122.18

Total project goal

$678.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$678.76

3 Donors

-$572.00

Donations toward project cost

-$557.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$107.27

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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