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Mrs. Walker from San Antonio TX is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Busy Hands, Mean Busy Minds!

Help me give my students supplies that will keep them entertained, learning and motivated while we are going through this sheltering in place. I've requested arts and crafts supplies, Play-Doh, and how to draw books.

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My Students

My outgoing and energetic 22 second graders are now being taught remotely at their homes. Initially, it was complete panic and sheer frightening phone calls that I was receiving from parents who didn't know what to do or think. After the first couple of weeks, our school was able to start issuing out technology to families. We weren't able to do 1 to 1 technology, but at least 1 piece of technology per household was issued. The next issue we dealt with was getting those families wi-fi which we did by getting some local companies go out to get that set up or get them hot spots.

Even though It's been an uncertain and scary time, most importantly I feel that with a lot of daily communication my parents and students have begun to feel a little more assured that everything is going to be alright.

My Project

I chose supplies that will help keep my students not only busy, but also learning. I think it's important that they have things to do that will get them to think and process rather than just stuck in front of a screen for hours and hours.

I've included good old fashioned Play-Doh, paint, paper, chalk, and arts and crafts supplies for them to keep themselves entertained and creative!

My hope is that these supplies will not only last through the rest of this school year, but through their summer as well.

Unfortunately, we just don't know how long this is going to last and my hope is to give them a bit of happiness during this uncertain time.

Mrs. Walker
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
How to Draw 101 Animals $4.99 22 $109.78
Mead Composition Book, Wide Ruled Comp Book, Writing Journal Notebook with Lined Paper, Home School Supplies for College Students & K-12, 9-3/4" x 7-1/2", Fashion, Assorted Colors, 12 Pack (73389) $19.99 2 $39.98
11400-1023 - Pacon Riverside 3D Construction Paper - 9" x 12", White, 50 Sheets $1.80 22 $39.60
61737-1072 - Creativity Street Glitter Glue Pens - Classroom Pack of 72 $36.37 1 $36.37
01356-1002 - Darice Paper Mache Pot - 3" x 3" $1.49 22 $32.78
32358-1007 - Play-Doh - Party Pack Tube, Set of 10 $6.39 5 $31.95
00881-1069 - Paper Mate Colorful Writing Pack - 6 Ct $4.99 5 $24.95
21924-0129 - Sargent Art Chalkboard Chalk - Assorted Colors, Pack of 12 $1.00 22 $22.00
06060-1024 - Royal Langnickel Camel Hair Classroom Value Pack - Rounds, Set of 24 $14.46 1 $14.46
60920-0000 - Creativity Street Craft Pack $7.00 2 $14.00
00034-0189 - Crayola Washable Paints - Assorted, Set of 18 colors, 3 oz jars $3.84 2 $7.68

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