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Ms. Garcia from Topeka KS is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Artsy Fifth Graders

My students need art supplies to do the many art projects we do throughout the year!

  • $355 goal

This project expired on July 22, 2018.

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My Students

My students come from a very diverse background. Many students do not have the bare necessities such as water, food or electricity. At my school, one hundred percent of students receive a free lunch and breakfast. We also provide holiday dinners for sixty to seventy of our families each year, coats for the children in the winter, school supplies in the fall, and arrangements are made so that the students will have meals during the summer as well. My elementary school goes above and beyond when it comes to taking care of their basic needs. We have a fantastic team of staff members that strive to meet their academic needs everyday as well.

My Project

As a teacher, I pay for a lot of the art supplies we use in my classroom each year. I love to do art projects throughout the year, but many of my students do not always come to school with the essentials: glue, markers, scissors, etc. I am hoping to be able to provide these supplies for my students without having to dip into my own bank account every year. I love to teach my kids how to paint, how to draw and to express their own individuality through their art projects.

I love to integrate art into other curriculum areas so that students can showcase their knowledge through art.

We just finished making dioramas to show off the different parts of an ecosystem, and while they turned out fabulously...they significantly depleted my art supplies. In order to be able to continue to do these fun art projects for the next few years I am going to need to replenish my stash of markers, Play Doh, and glue.

Ms. Garcia
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Broad Line Markers Bulk, 256 Count Classpack • Amazon Business $50.37 1 $50.37
Elmer's Washable No-Run School Glue, 4 oz ( Case of 30 ) • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36-Pack Case of Colors (Amazon Exclusive), Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3-Ounce Cans • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Elmer's Glue-All Multi-Purpose Liquid Glue, Extra Strong, 1 Gallon, 1 Count - Great For Making Slime • Amazon Business $12.48 2 $24.96
Crayola 53-0525-1 8 Pan Set Washable Watercolors, 12 Pack • Amazon Business $21.93 1 $21.93
9 Pack 0.94'' Masking Tape, Easy peel, tear, and stick design,White, 60 yards Length, 540 Total Yards • Amazon Business $16.59 1 $16.59
Pistha 400Pcs Pipe Cleaners Chenille Stem 6mm x 12 Inch Reusable Craft Bendable Twistable Children Puzzle Kindergarten Handmade DIY Art Supplies Home Decor Assorted Colors Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Loew Cornell 842 25-Piece Foam Brush Set, 1-Inch 2 Pack (Total 50) • Amazon Business $13.94 1 $13.94
Creativity Street Round Brushes, Assorted Colors, 144 Pack (AC5173) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Mod Podge Waterbase Sealer, Glue and Finish (32-Ounce), CS11203 Gloss Finish • Amazon Business $11.57 1 $11.57
Creativity Street Washable 0.28-Ounce Glue Sticks, 30-Piece Pack, Purple (AC3384-30) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Stanley Removable 4 Cup Office Supplies Organizer Caddy for Scissors, Pens, Pencils, Notepads Art Supplies and other Desk Essentials, White (SCICAD) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Westcott 5" School Pack of Kids Scissors with Anti-Microbial Protection, Blunt, Assorted Colors (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98

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