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Mrs. Culmer from Pleasanton CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Being Diverse in Art

Help me give my students a variety of book bins, colored paper, butcher paper and colored pencils to help them complete art projects around diversity.

  • $553 goal

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My Students

“Diversity in the world is a basic characteristic of human society, and also the key condition for a lively and dynamic world as we see today.” This quote by Jintao Hu defines what the world should look like within the classroom.

My classroom consists of a diverse group of middle school students with many different needs who love to investigate, create and learn.

I have moved to a new school and am teaching at new grade levels. As a special education teacher, it is my job to provide opportunities for all students to learn in different ways to meet their diverse learning needs. It is important that my instruction includes audio, visual, and kinesthetic aspects enabling all students to access information. And, although my students have many learning challenges, they are eager to learn and become better students at math, science, social studies, and English language arts.

My Project

My students need to be able to see themselves when completing art projects for World History and English Language Arts. We are a diverse school and world, but imagine not being able to choose paper or color pencils that match your skin tone.

This project will allow students to participate in special projects and provide construction paper and large butcher paper to match the diversity of our classroom.

Students of color should be included in every activity in the classroom!

On top of that, students will be able to organize their materials and art projects with a book bin for every student. Students in special education need more support to be included in the classroom, and these book bins will help students stay organized!

Your generosity will help bring diversity and inclusion into every project!

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT729GB - Neon Heavy-Duty Book Bin - Bright Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 10 $89.90
TT729BB - Neon Heavy-Duty Book Bin - Bright Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 10 $89.90
LX9950 - Craft Butcher Paper Roll • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 1 $54.99
BM536 - Butcher Paper Single Roll Holder/Cutter • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC386 - People Colors® Jumbo Pencils • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 4 $35.96
LC383 - People Colors® Craft Paper • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 3 $23.97
TA71TN - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Tan • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 2 $7.98
TA71WB - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Warm Brown • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 2 $7.98
TA70WT - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - White • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 3 $6.57
TA71HR - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Holiday Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
TA71TQ - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Turquoise • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
TA71MA - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Magenta • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
TA71HG - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Holiday Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
TA71YE - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
TA71RG - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
TA71WT - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - White • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
TA70BK - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Black • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.19 1 $2.19

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