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Ms. Scarper from San Lorenzo CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to the Basics in Kindergarten

Help me give my students some classroom basics, such as pencils and paint.

  • $240 goal

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My Students

I teach in a Title I school that is located in a diverse, low socio-economic neighborhood in the Bay Area. I have 25 eager to learn kindergarten students this year. Kindergarten students are enthusiastic and excited to learn. My goal is to provide them with a safe environment that foster a love of learning and a wide variety of skills and knowledge.

Kindergarten students love to explore, discover, and be creative and we need the proper supplies and materials to keep them fully engaged in their learning, while also being as safe as possible.

I want my classroom to be equipped with all of the materials necessary for my students to have fun while learning and be successful in all that they do.

My Project

In the first few months of school, classrooms are often in need of basic supplies. Now that Fall has begun we are planning to do a lot of fun and exciting crafts for our new season. In order to do those projects my students need pencils, paint, and tape.

With school budgets not being finalized and receiving zero funding so far this year my classroom is in need of some of the basic supplies to function, such as pencils for little learners.

My students absolutely love to see their work on display in our classroom and with these basic classroom supplies I will be able to provide them with more opportunities to create art and put it on display.

Ms. Scarper
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 25 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Washable Paint, Assorted Colors, 16 Ounces, 12 Count • Amazon Business $34.21 2 $68.42
Ticonderoga Laddie Pencils, Wood-Cased #2 HB Soft with Eraser, Yellow, 12-Pack (13304), 11/32 inch • Amazon Business $5.46 6 $32.76
Mr. Pen- Pencil Grips for Kids Handwriting, 20 PCS(10 Pencil Grips+10 Clips), Pencil Grips, Kids Pencils Grip, School Supplies, Pencil Grip, Grip Pencils for Kids, Pencil Holder for Kids, Pen Grip. • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
Scotch Painter's Tape 2090-24EP6 ScotchBlue Original Multi-Surface Painter's Tape.94 inches x 60 Yards (360 Yards Total), 2090, 6 Rolls, 0.94" Width, Blue, 6 Pack • Amazon Business $18.26 1 $18.26
Cardinal 3 Ring Binders, 1.5 Inch, Round Rings, Holds 350 Sheets, ClearVue Presentation View, Non-Stick, Assorted Colors, 4 Pack (79550) • Amazon Business $13.12 1 $13.12

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