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Ms. Caswell from Worcester MA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Crafty Creations

My students need heavy duty construction paper, glitter glue and glitter paints, feathers and easy grip colored pencils to make crafty creations.

  • $395 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I work in an inner-city school that houses approximately six hundred and fifty pre-kindergarten through sixth grade students. Eighty percent are high needs students. Forty-five percent are English Language Learners. We serve over two hundred autistic and special education students. Our preschool program provides a developmental curriculum in an inclusive environment when possible.

Our four preschool classrooms serve seventy happy, playful and eager-to-learn three and four year old students, with sixty-three percent being special needs.

Our program is based on the belief that “quality early childhood education programs will ensure the healthy growth of a future generation and provide the foundation for lifelong learning. Through a classroom that promotes the development of positive personal relationships and utilizes a variety of hands-on experiences, children gain confidence in their ability to explore, question, discover, solve problems, integrate knowledge, think critically and take risks.”

My Project

Preschoolers love to create and discover. They learn by playing and exploring the immense world around them. Having the right materials to assist them as they engage in discovery is necessary to meet their curiosity and growth.

Three and four year olds love doing art and crafts activities and teachers love the many developmental skills they are improving by participating in these fun activities.

My students need Pacon SunWorks Heavyweight Construction Paper, My First Crayola; Easy-Grip Colored Pencils, Glitter Paint and Glue, colored sand, feathers and a Melissa & Doug Wooden Tabletop Paper Roll Dispenser With White Bond Paper in order to be able to create wonderful craft projects. These materials will help all of my diverse students apply both imagination and rational thinking to the making of art as they demonstrate their powers of observation, abstraction, invention, and expression. But the best part will be that they are enjoying these activities as their confidence and skills soar.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pacon SunWorks Heavyweight Construction Paper 9-inches by 12-inches 500-count Assorted (CON01500) • Amazon Business $14.99 4 $59.96
Crayola; My First Crayola; Easy-Grip Colored Pencils; Art Tools; 8 Count; Designed for Toddlers • Amazon Business $3.99 9 $35.91
Elmer's Washable Glitter Glue, 6 oz Bottles - 6 colors • Amazon Business $17.27 2 $34.54
Glitter Art Set 32 pack - Ultra Fine Glitter for Slime - Craft Glitter - Art Supplies Glitter Shaker Jars - Extra Fine Glitter Set - Loose Glitter Pack - Slime Ingredients • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
Xtreme Sand 3 Pound Box - 1/2 Pound Each Of 6 Classic Colors • Amazon Business $5.31 4 $21.24
Melissa & Doug Tabletop Easel Paper Roll (12 inches x 75 feet) - 2-Pack • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Melissa & Doug Wooden Tabletop Paper Roll Dispenser With White Bond Paper (12 inches x 75 feet) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Play Sand - 2 LBS of Sand with Castle Molds and Tray (Glow-in-the-Dark!) - A Kinetic Sensory Activity • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Crayola Washable Glitter Paint Great for Classroom Projects, 6 Count • Amazon Business $4.39 3 $13.17
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Play Sand - 2 LBS of Sand with Castle Molds and Tray (Blue) - A Kinetic Sensory Activity • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Play Sand - 2 LBS of Sand with Castle Molds and Tray (Red) - A Kinetic Sensory Activity • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Elmer's 3D Washable Glitter Glue Pens, Classic Rainbow, Pack of 10 Pens - Great For Making Slime • Amazon Business $2.00 5 $10.00
Crayola Silly Scents 6ct Scented Washable Scented Markers • Amazon Business $2.25 4 $9.00
Coceca 300 Pcs Colorful Feathers for DIY Craft Wedding Home Party Decorations • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Coceca 150pcs Large Colorful Feathers for Arts and Crafts • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

Materials cost

$300.72

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$335.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.16

Total project goal

$394.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$394.39

1 Donor

-$394.39

Donations toward project cost

-$335.23

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.16

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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