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Mrs. Almas from Kentwood MI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to School Essentials

My students need paint, crayons and other back to school essentials to have a successful start to their school careers.

  • $368 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our classroom is a very diverse preschool classroom. We have students that range in age from 3-5 years old of all academic levels. My students face many challenges inside and outside of the classroom but we are here to minimize the academic gap they are facing. We are here to create a positive school going experience where my students are encouraged to explore themselves.

My students are eager to learn and explore all aspects of life.

I want to open as many doors for them as possible and give them the brightest future that they all deserve.

My Project

Every year we start the school year getting our students used to going to school. This means getting them used to being in a school setting, being away from their care givers for the first time, teaching them how to use school supplies properly, and so many other things. Construction paper, crayons, colored pencils, paint, and mold & play sand, is something we use in the first couple of weeks of school.

These supplies will be used to help our students adjust to being in a school setting and help them learn how to use school materials properly.

These are consumable supplies that get used every year, which means they need to be replaced every year, if not multiple times a year. I want my upcoming class to have all of the supplies they need on their first days of school to set them up for a successful year and school going experience.

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

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This project will reach 16 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CS779 - Mold & Play Sand • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 3 $74.97
LA796 - Best-Buy Colored Pencils - Set of 300 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
VX735 - Best-Buy Jumbo Crayons - 8-Color Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
EV212 - Regular Dot Art Painters - 6-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 3 $44.97
PX80 - Superbright Liquid Tempera Paint - 10-Color Set - Pints • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.50 1 $22.50
TA50AC - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Assorted Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 3 $3.57
TA50WT - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - White • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 2 $2.38

Materials cost

$278.37

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$312.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.16

Total project goal

$367.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$367.71

5 Donors

-$295.86

Donations toward project cost

-$251.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.38

match offer

-$71.85

Match offer toward project cost

-$61.07

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.78

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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