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Ms. McElroy from Florence SC is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Beautifying Our Environment With Kindness

My students need large Caribbean Beach Pebbles and paint pen markers to decorate in order to spread kindness and beautify our school environment.

  • $196 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our Title I school is full of wonderful, kind, and caring students who come from all walks of life. Many of them participate in the free and reduced-priced breakfast and lunch program. Even though we have students who have a difficult time bringing the basic supplies to school, they come to school ready and eager to learn.

Our students enter the doors of our colorful school knowing that the staff is prepared to help them reach their potential of being college and career ready.

My Project

This school year our school is promoting kindness all year. We had a special week at the beginning of the school year to kick off our kindness initiative. In my class, we read books that promoted kindness. We also discussed ways we can show kindness every day.

One of the books that I had the privilege to read to my class was Wonder.

This amazing story was enjoyed by all. My students had wonderful conversations about everyone being born special in their own unique way. We were able to watch a clip from the 20/20 segment of "Wonder Boy." Several of my students watched the whole program with their parents and came to school ready to discuss the importance of spreading kindness to all.

My students want to incorporate kindness into beautifying our environment by decorating rocks with kind sayings and pictures and spread them around the school. In science, they have learned about different types of rocks and how they form. Before they decorate their rocks, they will review what they have learned about rocks. I know my students will enjoy this activity and be excited to spread some more kindness.

Ms. McElroy
Grades 3-5
Nearly all 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 45 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Margo 30 lb Large Caribbean Beach Pebbles, 3" to 5" • WalMart $19.40 4 $77.60
Water Based Premium Paint Pen Markers from U.S. Art Supply - 15 Color Set of Fine Point Tips - Permanent Ink - Works on Most Surfaces Glass, Wood, Metal, Rubber, Rocks, Stone, Arts & Crafts • Amazon Business $11.96 2 $23.92
Water Based Premium Paint Pen Markers from U.S. Art Supply - 15 Color Set of Medium Point Tips - Permanent Ink - Works on Most Surfaces Glass, Wood, Metal, Rubber, Rocks, Stone, Arts & Crafts • Amazon Business $11.96 2 $23.92

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