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Ms. K from Houston TX is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Literacy, Enhanced!

Help me give my students more jumbo crayons, manipulatives and writing materials for learning in literacy!

  • $736 goal

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My Students

This project is geared to help 3 and 4 year old students that are new to school grow in their learning. The majority of these babies come from low income families and communities where they have a lot of needs to be met at school. Creating a wonderful classroom learning experience for these babies are crucial to their educational growth. Prekindergarten is a wonderful experience, but it is the most important experience in education. These babies and their families have made a commitment to further their education despite the personal and environmental challenges they face.

My Project

The items specially picked for my project will aid in the literacy and math development of my prekindergarten students. My students are first year learnings with no classroom experience; they need materials that they can use with their hands to enhance their learning. Manipulatives such as animal counters help students determine the letters in their names. Lamination sheets for student workstation practice give students the opportunity to save on paper and enhance their writing skills through repetition. Snacks and water help fuel their brains so they can be actively engaged in learning, reading in the library, and participating in workstations. Ink and copy paper provide the materials they need to practice reading and writing. Markers and crayons add life to drawings, and they also help students practice proper holding stance of writing materials.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Classpack Washable Markers, Broad Point, Assorted Colors, 200/Box • $96.04 1 $96.04
Crayola Jumbo Crayons, 200/Box • $59.49 1 $59.49
Canon PG245XL/CL246XL Black/Tricolor XL Multi-pack (2 cart per pack) with Paper (8278B005AA) • Staples Advantage $54.99 1 $54.99
Quill Brand Copy Paper, 8 1/2" x 11", 92 Bright, 20 LB, Case of 10 reams • $53.99 1 $53.99
Super Duper Treasure Chest of Motivational Toys & Prizes • $50.74 1 $50.74
Staples Laminating Pouches, Letter, 5 Mil, 9" x 11 1/2", 100/Bx • Staples Advantage $21.26 2 $42.52
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers, 1.5 oz. Bags, 72 Bags/Box • $29.74 1 $29.74
Frito Lay Variety Pack, Variety Mix, 30 Bags/Case • $26.34 1 $26.34
Sunshine Cheez-It Crackers, 1.5 oz. Bags, 60 Bags/Box • $23.79 1 $23.79
Welch's Mixed Fruits Snacks, 0.9 Oz, 66 Count (209-00320) • $23.79 1 $23.79
Quill Brand Invisible Tape, Matte Finish, 1" Core, 3/4" x 1296", 12/Pack • $21.24 1 $21.24
Nestle Pure Life Juniors Purified 8 oz. Bottled Water, 24/CS • $6.37 3 $19.11
Nabisco Cookie Variety Pack, 60 Count (04615) • $17.42 1 $17.42
Baby Bear Counters, 6 colors, Set of 102 • $14.87 1 $14.87
Key Education Textured Touch and Trace: Lowercase Manipulative • $13.59 1 $13.59
Key Education Textured Touch and Trace: Uppercase Manipulative • $11.04 1 $11.04
Animal Counters Tubbed • $9.34 1 $9.34
Softsoap Antibacterial Hand Soap, Crisp Clean, 11.25 oz. Pump Bottle • $2.97 3 $8.91
Rice Krispies Treats Minis, 50/Box • $7.64 1 $7.64
Carson-Dellosa Stickers, Motivational, Happy Birthday • $1.69 1 $1.69

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