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Mrs. Nea-Guzman from Saint Louis MO is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creation Station

My students need a two-sided easel, paint cups, new paint brushes, fresh paint, and a drying rack.

  • $423 goal

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I teach kindergarten in a high-poverty, urban public school setting in Eastern Missouri. Most of my students come from low socioeconomic families and neighborhoods.

What child' does not love to grab a paint brush and express themselves through the form of Art? My students need opportunities to go beyond the prescribed curriculum. They need time to create and learn through hands-on experiences. What better way to do this than to paint. As an educator of early childhood, I to often see our five and six year old children being asked to sit for long periods of time and keep time on task as that of a 8, 9, or 10 year old. I want my students to have experiences they will remember and the opportunity to learn letters, sounds and words through other types of media.

The only resources we have now are a few old hand me down paint brushes and paint that needs a film removed off the top before we can use it. I can just imagine a creation station being add to the workshop stations we already have. In it is a two-sided easel, paint cups, new paint brushes, fresh paint, a drying rack to keep our masterpieces safe and aprons to keep our clothes clean.

My students need this Creation Station. It will give them a new found enthusiasm for learning and the ability to express themselves beyond pencil and paper. Thank you for your continued support of all children and educators and I look forward to sending you a one-of-a-kind kindergarten work of art.

Mrs. Nea-Guzman
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE524 - Lakeshore Tabletop Drying Rack • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
JJ419 - Washable Tempera Paint Pack • Lakeshore Learning $10.99 2 $21.98
CG584 - Adjustable Apron - Blue • Lakeshore Learning $4.95 1 $4.95
CG582 - Adjustable Apron - Red • Lakeshore Learning $4.95 1 $4.95
FD972 - Classroom Paintbrushes - Set of 24 • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95
CG586 - Adjustable Apron - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning $4.95 1 $4.95
LA949 - Lakeshore Heavy-Duty Hardwood Easel • Lakeshore Learning $99.00 1 $99.00
LA820X - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cups - 10-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95
LA416 - Classroom Carry-All • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 2 $39.90
FF254 - Alphabet Picture Stencils • Lakeshore Learning $22.95 1 $22.95
FF254 - Alphabet Picture Stencils • Lakeshore Learning $22.95 1 $22.95

Materials cost

$291.48

Vendor shipping charges

$29.15

State sales tax

$12.33

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$346.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.03

Total project goal

$422.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$422.40

10 Donors

-$341.40

Donations toward project cost

-$279.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.45

match offer

-$81.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$66.42

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.58

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$0.00

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