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Ms. Peterson from Bridgeport CT is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Crayons, Glue Sicks and Markers, Oh My!

Help me give my students scissors, markers, dry erase paddles, pencils, and many more basic supplies.

  • $458 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is in an urban, high poverty area, and 100% of our students qualify for free lunch. My students have grown up in the inner city. Many of my students deal with poverty and crime on a daily basis, which might seem unimaginable to some of us. Although my students deal with trauma on a daily basis, they still come to school with a smile on their face, eager to learn and grow.

Each year I am more and more amazed at how my little ones are able to leave all of their troubles at home and come to school ready to learn.

I have seen so many children in my class grow so much in just ten short months. I know how hard my students have to work and they truly inspire me to be the best teacher I can be.

My Project

Most of my students will come to school with just themselves on the first day. I want to be sure that all of my students are greeted with a fresh pack of crayons, never used scissors and a brand new glue stick. I know that school shopping with my mom was something that I looked forward to each year. If this project is funded, my students will be able to "shop" in our classroom and have a WONDERFUL start to the year.

These essentials may seem small to some, but until the very last day of school my students will hold these items tight and treat them with care.

I know if this project is funded it would not just mean the world to me, but more importantly to those sweet, innocent and wonderful Kindergarten students.

Ms. Peterson
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 7 Gram, 30 Count • Amazon Business $11.88 4 $47.52
Crayola 200 Ct Fine Line Markers, 10 Assorted Colors (58-8210) • Amazon Business $43.99 1 $43.99
DRY ERASE ANSWER PADDLE MINI 5 X 9 IN PACK OF 24 • School Specialty $30.66 1 $30.66
Crayola Crayons Bulk, 24 Box Classpack, 24 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
24 Pieces Magnetic Dry Erase Markers Whiteboard Erase Marker with Erasers Cap for School and Office, 8 Assorted colors (Color Set 3) • Amazon Business $9.59 3 $28.77
Westcott School Scissor Caddy with 24 Pointed 5" Kids Scissors with Anti-Microbial Protection • Amazon Business $19.82 1 $19.82
Mr. Sketch 1924061 Washable Scented Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 14-Count • Amazon Business $9.69 2 $19.38
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, “Brights” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (99608) • Amazon Business $16.80 1 $16.80
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Play-Doh Assorted Colors (6-Pack) of Non-Toxic Modeling Compound, 4-Ounce Cans Kid’s Toys Collectible Playset | Blue, Red, Orange, Purple, and More | Girls and Boys • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 10-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 2-Ounce Cans, Ages 2 and up, (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
CONST PPR SMART STACK 12X18 SUNWORKS PACK OF 150 • School Specialty $7.94 1 $7.94
CONST PPR 12X18 WHITE SUNWORKS PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $2.69 2 $5.38
CONST PPR 12X18 DARK BLUE SUNWORKS PACK OF 100 • School Specialty $4.96 1 $4.96
CONST PPR 12X18 YELLOW SUNWORKS PACK OF 100 • School Specialty $4.96 1 $4.96
CONST PPR 12X18 MAGENTA SUNWORKS PACK OF 100 • School Specialty $4.96 1 $4.96
CONST PPR 12X18 PINK SUNWORKS PACK OF 100 • School Specialty $4.96 1 $4.96
CONST PPR 12X18 VIOLET SUNWORKS PACK OF 100 • School Specialty $4.96 1 $4.96
CONST PPR 12X18 WARM ASST TRURAY 50 SHTS • School Specialty $4.25 1 $4.25
CONST PPR 12X18 COOL ASST TRURAY 50 SHTS • School Specialty $4.25 1 $4.25
CONST PPR 12X18 BR ASST TRURAY 50 SHTS • School Specialty $4.25 1 $4.25
CONST PPR 12X18 SL GRAY RIVERSIDE 50 SHTS • School Specialty $3.19 1 $3.19
CONST PPR 12X18 HOT PINK SUNWORKS PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $2.69 1 $2.69
CONST PPR 12X18 BLACK SUNWORKS PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $2.69 1 $2.69
CONST PPR 12X18 BRIGHT BLUE SUNWORKS PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $2.69 1 $2.69
CONST PPR 12X18 YELLOW ORANGE SUNWORKS PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $2.69 1 $2.69
CONST PPR 12X18 BRIGHT GREEN SUNWORKS PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $2.69 1 $2.69
CONST PPR 12X18 BLUE SUNWORKS PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $2.69 1 $2.69
CONST PPR 12X18 TURQUOISE SUNWORKS PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $2.69 1 $2.69
CONST PPR 12X18 DARK GREEN SUNWORKS PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $0.74 1 $0.74
CONST PPR 12X18 LILAC SUNWORKS PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $0.64 1 $0.64
CONST PPR 12X18 LILAC SUNWORKS PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $0.64 1 $0.64

Materials cost

$343.31

Vendor shipping charges

$10.56

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$389.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.65

Total project goal

$457.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$457.67

9 Donors

-$383.00

Donations toward project cost

-$333.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.95

match offer

-$65.85

Match offer toward project cost

-$55.97

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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