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Ms. Settles from Dorchester MA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Awesome Artists!

My students need paint, markers, paper, craft items, and much, much more.

  • $952 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a dynamic and precocious group of twenty-two, four and five year old children. I teach in a large, urban school district with a rich history and extremely diverse student/staff population. We are mostly African-American, Vietnamese, Cape Verdean, and Latino. Our students, families, and staff represent a wide range of cultures, languages, and ethnicities from across the globe. Though my students often come from families facing tremendous adversity and trauma, they are resilient, and eagerly come to school ready to learn and explore what the day has to offer. We have built a community of learners and they are destined to reach their greatest potential.

My Project

Our classroom is in desperate need of art materials. We need markers, paint, colored pencils, paper, craft items, organizing containers, etc. so the children will have a variety of materials to choose and explore when creating art.

The children use art materials to create and express themselves all day long in early childhood.

They’ll use materials, such as, paint, craft items, glue, markers, construction paper, etc. to create and demonstrate learning in all areas of the curriculum. The children have multiple opportunities to create art, for example, making collages, murals, sketching, drawings, painting, prop making, thematic projects, and free expression. Having access to quality art materials will inspire the children to explore their artistic abilities.

Art helps children to experiment with materials, develop fine motor skills, and boosts self-confidence while creating. Most importantly, art inspires creativity and joy! With your help, children will discover their inner artist!

Ms. Settles
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola(r) Classic Colors Washable Markers Classpack (200 count, 8 colors) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $84.96 1 $84.96
LL171 - Lakeshore Washable Ink Pads Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $18.99 2 $37.98
LC386 - People Colors® Jumbo Pencils • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 4 $35.96
Wooden Marker Stand • Kaplan Early Learning Company $16.96 2 $33.92
LA278 - Uppercase Alphabet & Number Dough Stampers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC360 - People Colors® Crayons - Each Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 4 $27.96
BJ9610X - Glitter Jumbo Jars - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $26.99 1 $26.99
LA532 - Lowercase Alphabet Dough Stampers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
BA918 - All-Purpose Paintbrush Assortment - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
BA9112 - Pipe Stems - 1,000 Pieces • Lakeshore Learning Materials $18.99 1 $18.99
LC2832 - Peel & Stick Flexible Foam Shapes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
PX2128TQ - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Turquoise • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
BX234 - Store-It-All Craft Containers - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
PX2128RD - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
PX2128BU - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
PX2128WT - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - White • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
PX2128YE - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
PX2128VT - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Violet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
PX2128GR - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
PX2128BR - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Brown • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
PX2128BK - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Black • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
PX2128RG - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
Crayola(r) 8-Count Multicultural Washable Markers (Single Box) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $3.83 4 $15.32
BA308 - Beads from Around the World • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LL889 - Fingerpaint Paper - 11 1/2" x 14" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
LA820X - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cups - 10-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
FF539 - Decorate & Design Paper Squares • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
LA822 - Paint Cup Carrier • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
LC658 - Colored Feathers - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 1 $8.99
TA70YE - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 4 $8.76
TA70RG - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 4 $8.76
TA70BK - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Black • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 4 $8.76
TA70HG - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Holiday Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 4 $8.76
TA70HR - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Holiday Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 4 $8.76
TA70WT - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - White • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 4 $8.76
TA70WB - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Warm Brown • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 4 $8.76
TA70YB - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Royal Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 4 $8.76
WS804 - Wikki Stix - Neon Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 1 $6.99
TA70PU - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 3 $6.57
TA70BU - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 3 $6.57
TA70TN - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Tan • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 2 $4.38
TA70LL - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Lilac • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 2 $4.38
TA70PN - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Pink • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 2 $4.38
TA70MA - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Magenta • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 2 $4.38
TA70BL - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Brilliant Lime • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 2 $4.38
TA70SP - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Shocking Pink • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 2 $4.38
TA70GA - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Gray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 2 $4.38
TA70SB - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Sky Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 2 $4.38
TA70TQ - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Turquoise • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 2 $4.38
TA70LG - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Light Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 2 $4.38
TA70VT - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Violet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 2 $4.38
DW2990 - Jumbo Craft Sticks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 1 $2.19

Materials cost

$767.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$808.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$142.76

Total project goal

$951.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$951.71

1 Donor

-$475.86

Donations toward project cost

-$404.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.38

match offer

-$475.85

Match offer toward project cost

-$404.47

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.38

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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