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Mrs. Michalak from Bay City MI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bring Back the Basics

Help me give my students paper, writing utensils, binders, index cards, stickers, and posters. Students get excited about using new or unique tools to complete their work.

  • $174 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

These energetic kids arrive each morning with smiles and stories to tell. They like to keep busy and often start their own projects and presentations.

I have a curious and active class.

Students are eager to explore and quick to pick up new skills. Our school is in a rural setting, but close to the city. We have a mix of rural and urban populations. All students are transported to and from school by bus or private vehicle. Our parents are supportive and involved.

My Project

Fun paper, index cards, pens, and posters help motivate students to get started and to do their best. They look forward to showing off their assignments when they are colorful and bright. The extra effort they put into their work when special supplies are involved is hard to miss. Students are proud to display the projects they create and feel important when they have special supplies to utilize. Funds are limited in most classrooms and being able to have these items on hand is a special treat we would like to provide regularly. Every kid should be excited about writing and creating.

Mrs. Michalak
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TOP3669 - BORDER INDEX CARDS 4X6 POLKA DOT • Amazon Business $8.82 2 $17.64
Astrobrights Mega Collection, 625 Sheets,"Joyful" 5-Color Assortment, Colored Paper, 24 lb/89 gsm, 8 ½ x 11-MORE SHEETS! (91624) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb/ 89 gsm,"Cool" 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets(20274) • Amazon Business $14.74 1 $14.74
Eureka Back to School Classroom Supplies Assorted Seasons and Holidays Sticker Book, 712 pcs • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point (0.7mm), Assorted Colors, 12 Count • Amazon Business $11.94 1 $11.94
Oxford Neon Index Cards, 3" x 5", Ruled, Assorted Colors, 300 Per Pack (81300EE) • Amazon Business $5.50 2 $11.00
LESNIC 6 Rolls Colored Masking Tape, 1 inch Width, 25yd(75ft) per Roll, Kids DIY Craft Vibrant Colored Tapes for Crafting Labeling Color-Coding Kids Games Art Teacher Supplies, Decorating, Moving • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Oxford Mini Ruled Index Cards, Ruled, 3". x 2.5" , Assorted Colors, 200 ea • Amazon Business $4.00 2 $8.00
Paper Mate InkJoy 100RT Retractable Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Assorted, 20 Pack (1951396) • Amazon Business $7.96 1 $7.96
Painless Learning Roman Numerals Placemat • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89

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