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Mrs. T. from Bronx NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Colored Pencils, Please

My students need colored pencils for up coming art projects in art class.

  • $190 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are the most grateful people I have ever met! The simplest things in life get them so motivated. My students are so happy when they get to use supplies that maybe they don't have at home! In class, we often get to use clay, paint, and paper mache. It is a great feeling for both me and the students to know they have the items they need to complete a project. The children really do benefit from hands-on activities.

My Project

Our students would love to use colored pencils during art class. We will be working on some portraits and colored pencils will come in handy. It would be a good change from using crayons- colored pencils allow the children to shade their art work and give it more meaning.

Colored pencils are so much FUN!

The kids really need to tap into their creative artistic abilities - colored pencils can do just that! As I mentioned we will be doing portraits and also we will be working on Cubism Art - with Matisse and Picasso - colored pencils will brighten our day! Can't wait to share our masterpieces with you all.

Mrs. T.
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 600 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PENCIL COLOR PK480 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $58.78 1 $58.78
PENCIL COLOR PK480 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $58.78 1 $58.78

Materials cost

$117.56

Vendor shipping charges

$11.76

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$161.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.43

Total project goal

$189.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$189.51

1 Donor

-$189.51

Donations toward project cost

-$161.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.43

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$0.00

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