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Ms. McGettigan from Philadelphia PA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Color in Kindergarten

My students need color in kindergarten. This cart of stampers and play dough will greatly increase fine motor skills and focus our learning on basic things.

  • $365 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is a bright and active group of five- and six-year-old children. They love to create and tell stories. They love to read and be read to. They are quickly learning to work together which is a vital skill in our world. My children work in small groups and independently throughout the day.

We grow in all areas by practicing and playing together.

Writing throughout the day in science, social studies, math, and even in art helps us in so many ways. We get noisy, but we learn so much together. We need supplies to grow as readers, writers, and illustrators. We need to show the colors of our ideas. There is so much to learn.

My Project

Kindergarten can be hard but needs to be fun. With this collection of stampers and stamp rollers, my children will add color to mastery of their letters and basic sight words.

The play dough will be used to make letters, numbers and fun things, too.

This will increase our focus and strengthen our hand grasp. This is vital. Holding pencils, crayons and markers takes a lot of strength. Controlling glue sticks is tricky. Using scissors and stampers even more. We need materials that will increase this strength.

These beads will be awesome to string. We will create patterns and get to wear them around the room. We will grow in all areas with these supplies.

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

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AX30 - Lakeshore Dough Assortment Set 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $56.99 1 $56.99
TT506Z - Lakeshore Jumbo Glue Stick - Dozen • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 4 $43.96
DT776 - Create-Your-Own Mini Books - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 6 $41.94
BA9112 - Pipe Stems - 1,000 Pieces • Lakeshore Learning Materials $18.99 2 $37.98
LL171 - Lakeshore Washable Ink Pads Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $18.99 2 $37.98
YE1621 - Collage Beads • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 5 $24.95
DR501 - Lakeshore Design Rollers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
YD812 - Removable Mounting Putty • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.49 6 $14.94

Materials cost

$275.73

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$309.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.68

Total project goal

$364.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$364.55

7 Donors

-$180.78

Donations toward project cost

-$156.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.57

match offer

-$180.78

Match offer toward project cost

-$153.66

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.12

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.00

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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