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Mrs. Brandt from Fishers IN is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students a studio area for learning, creating, and documenting their own learning with natural elements.

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My Students

My students love to explore, create, inquire, and think outside the box! They love to build, learn new games, and play outside. They even build during outdoor recess with our wood boards and pieces.

These first graders love to collaborate, whether on a new math game, a good book, or a new idea they are exploring!

Exploration and the natural world is a big part of our path to learning as we engage in reading, writing, math, and learning about our world!

My Project

I am looking to create a Regio-inspired studio in our classroom which will provide students a place to explore, create, and document their learning in creative ways. Creating a nature inspired area with fish, a magnifying glass to observe nature finds up close, and inspiring art books, paint, and collage materials will give students an inspiring place to work. Art materials will be used to show learning in new ways and will give students many choices as they create. Students will use the materials to respond to literature, create models for science learning, and document science observations.

I want to provide a work space that is inviting, sensory, aesthetically pleasing, and with natural elements.

Using a wooden picnic table for working and an array of materials surrounded by plants, fish, and beautiful books to inspire kids' creativity, will provide the perfect creative backdrop.

I want to give students a wide-range of ways to show their learning and creativity in an inviting atmosphere.

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Linon Home Dcor 1771NAT-04-AS-U Linon Home Decor Stacking Stool, 17.13" w x 17.13" d x 17.72" h, Natural • Amazon Business $54.44 1 $54.44
MAGNIFYING GLASS DELUXE GIANT • School Specialty $47.57 1 $47.57
Sargent Art 6 Color Dough Set, 3 Pounds Each, Art-Time Artist Dough, 18-Pound Assortment • Amazon Business $36.32 1 $36.32
School Smart Paper Edger Scissors, 6-1/2 x 2-1/2 Inches, Assorted Colors, Set of 12 • Amazon Business $28.65 1 $28.65
Koller Products AquaView 2-Gallon 360 Fish Tank with Power Filter and LED Lighting • Amazon Business $26.86 1 $26.86
Csdtylh 1000 Pieces Mixed Color Mosaic Tiles Mosaic Glass Pieces Home Decoration DIY Crafts, Square (Mixed Shape) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Handy Art Little Masters Tempera Paints Set, 16 oz, Pack of 6 . • Amazon Business $17.27 1 $17.27
Melissa & Doug Wooden Tabletop Paper Roll Dispenser With White Bond Paper (12 inches x 75 feet) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
School Smart Newsprint Drawing Paper, 30 lb, 8-1/2 x 11 Inches, 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $15.90 1 $15.90
Museum ABC • Amazon Business $15.38 1 $15.38
Brown Kraft Butcher Paper Roll - 18 Inch x 175 Feet (2100 Inch) - Food Grade FDA Approved – Great Smoking Wrapping Paper for Meat of all Varieties – Made in USA – Unbleached Unwaxed and Uncoated • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
Satinior 124 Pieces Totally Wooden Capital Letter Wood Lower Case Letters Wooden Numbers for Arts Crafts DIY Decoration Displays • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Sky Color (Creatrilogy) • Amazon Business $12.88 1 $12.88
Schoolworks 105580-1003 Squishgrip Pointed-tip Kids Scissors 5 Inch, 12 Class Pack • Amazon Business $11.46 1 $11.46
OODLES OF Paint Brushes Kid's Art, Paint, Craft & Multiple Mediums, Beginner Artist & Classroom [Set of 25 Assorted Bulk Pack] Perfect For Watercolor, Oil, Acrylic, Tempera Paints & More • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Art • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Mix It Up! • Amazon Business $10.77 1 $10.77
Creativity Street Modeling Tools (7 Pack) • Amazon Business $5.24 2 $10.48
Pine Cones,Byher Mini Pinecones in Bulk for Crafts, 8OZ, Pack of 110 (Natural) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Tinksky 10CM Long 0.3-0.5CM in Diameter Wood Log Sticks for DIY Crafts Photo Props 100pcs (Wood Color) • Amazon Business $9.29 1 $9.29
600 PCS Mixed Size Color Shapes Buttons Lot for Crafts Sewing Decorations, 2 Holes and 4 Holes • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Darice 9162-25 Wood Shape Assortment, 1000-Piece • Amazon Business $7.86 1 $7.86
Pantone: Colors • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29

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