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Ms. Eve from Seattle WA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Beginning With Basics for Laying a Solid Foundation

Help me give my students basic materials such as markers, dot markers, dry erase markers, whiteboards, crayons, alphabet beads, strings for necklaces, and putty for sensory input.

  • $527 goal

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My Students

Our students are children from immigrant families from various countries. The languages spoken are Chinese, Mandarin, Tigrynia, Spanish, Arabic, Amharic, Soninke, and Somali. They all have special needs and have a vast range of abilities, strengths and needs. Many of our students are non-verbal and some are on the autism spectrum.

Our classroom is vibrant, engaging, and energizing.

A great deal of learning occurs through embedded play, where the environment is carefully planned to maximize exposure to new materials and opportunities for exploration. The children enter our classroom each day with enthusiasm, eager to explore new opportunities and play with friends.

My Project

This projects consists of giving our students a fresh start for the beginning of the year. Many materials we use are non-reusable and this allows children to take home finished products with assorted materials so they can take pride in their work. Things like markers and crayons get used to the bitter end, until there is nothing left.

Our children have a vast array of abilities, some just learning to make marks on paper and others using drawing and writing to lay foundational skills needed for literacy and written expression.

Starting off the year with fresh materials allows us to teach our students how to take care of our materials, by using them with care for example teaching them to put caps on markers so they do not dry out.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola My First Washable Markers and Triangular Crayons, 128 Ct. Classpack • Amazon Business $54.99 1 $54.99
Do-A-Dot Rainbow Dot Marker Classroom Set • Amazon Business $47.95 1 $47.95
Handwriting Without Tears Flip Crayon Set, Multiple Color, Set of 206 • Amazon Business $41.50 1 $41.50
Colorations DRYPAK Dry Erase Markers, Bullet Tip (Pack of 48) • Amazon Business $37.78 1 $37.78
6 Pack Dry Erase Lap Board 9”X12” | Interactive Learning Whiteboard Educational (Single Sided) Erasers Included • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Sign Language Kids ABC Super Extra Large Laminated Poster with Pictures Young N Refined (18x30) • Amazon Business $14.95 2 $29.90
Godery Table top Pocket Chart Classroom, Double-Sided & Self-Standing Tabletop/Desktop Pocket Chart, Standard Pocket Chart Centers for Small Group (13"X 12")  • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Plan Toys Set of Traffic Signs and Lights 1 (Usa) • Amazon Business $19.50 1 $19.50
Roylco Lowercase Letter Bead, Assorted Colors, Pack of 288 • Amazon Business $15.74 1 $15.74
Jar Melo Silky Crayons-24 Colors Washable Rotating Non-Toxic 3 in 1 Effect(Crayon-Pastel-Watercolor); Coloring Gift for Kids; Art Tools; Twistable Slick Crayons; Big Size; Jumbo • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Flint Rehabilitation Devices Premium Quality Therapy Putty (4 Pack, 3-oz Each) for Hand Exercise: Variable Resistance Containers for Rehab Therapy and Stress Relief by Thera FlintRehab • Amazon Business $14.89 1 $14.89
Creativity Street Alphabet Beads, Uppercase, 288-Pack • Amazon Business $12.94 1 $12.94
CrayOn 2 Double Tipped, Triangular Silicone Crayon Molds - Makes 16 Crayons (Total) • Amazon Business $12.00 1 $12.00
Pepperell Creative Beading Cords, 45-Inch, Assorted Colors, 12 Per Package • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97

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