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Ms. A from Emmonak AK is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creative Arts - Class Supplies

Help me give my students art supplies for their creative arts class! The highlight of our class will be making handmade soaps to give as gifts to students' families.

  • $641 goal

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My Students

The majority of my students are Native Alaskan: Yup'ik. My students live in a remote bush village, far from main roads and connections to the Lower 48. Our village is located near the mouth of the Yukon River (Tundra biome) and my students spend their summers subsistence hunting and fishing.

Anything that can get my students up out of their seats, thinking and problem-solving, is a good thing.

They love all the hands-on activities, from building a windmill to studying water samples. The more activity-based instruction I can provide, the more interested they are in the subject. Neither the school nor myself can afford to provide all the supplies that make great activities, so I look to DonorsChoose to make this happen.

My Project

Our school is located in rural Alaska, so whatever supplies we use need to be flown in. I am teaching a creative arts class and we need supplies for our class.

I have chosen self-contained art kits because our school is located in rural Alaska and everything we use needs to be flown in.

The kits will give students an idea of what the finished product will look like. I am looking forward to getting the soap-making kit - it will allow the students to be creative and make a useful product that they can take home and share with their families.

Ms. A
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Premium DIY Melt & Pour Shea Butter Soap Making Kit: Includes 4 Fragrances, 4 Liquid Dye, 4 Soap Boxes and 2 Plastic Molds | Make Your own Soap Set | All Natural, Handmade and Homemade Bar Soap • Amazon Business $49.00 1 $49.00
Saponify Soap Base Variety Pack #1 - Eight Bricks (1 LB Each) of Melt and Pour Soap Base + Leaf Mold - Shea Butter, Avocado Butter, Coconut Milk, Olive Oil, Charcoal, Aloe, Clear, White • Amazon Business $44.70 1 $44.70
Craft-tastic – Yarn Elephants Kit – Craft Kit Makes 2 Yarn-Wrapped Elephants • Amazon Business $16.27 2 $32.54
Craft Crush AC1608 Yarn Tree Kit • Amazon Business $25.49 1 $25.49
Craft-tastic – Farm Yarn Babies Kit – Craft Kit Makes 3 Yarn-Wrapped Animals – Foal, Lamb & Piglet • Amazon Business $22.42 1 $22.42
Craft-tastic – Wild Yarn Babies Kit – Craft Kit Makes 3 Yarn-Wrapped Animals – Elephant Calf, Lion Cub & Giraffe Calf • Amazon Business $22.42 1 $22.42
Craft-tastic – Yarn Llama Kit – Craft Kit Makes 1 Yarn-Wrapped Llama • Amazon Business $22.26 1 $22.26
Craft Crush Bracelet Box-Neutrals • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Craft Crush Felt Succulents Kit • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
Craft-tastic – Yarn Tree Kit – Craft Kit Makes One 18" Tall Jewelry Organizer • Amazon Business $19.67 1 $19.67
Craft-tastic CT1782 Make and Give Heart Bowls – Craft Kit Makes 5 Heart-Shaped Glitter Bowls to Decorate & Share • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Craft-tastic Tiny Yarn Tree Kit - Craft Kit Makes a Miniature Thread Wrapped Wire Tree • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Craft-tastic – Yarn Unicorns Kit – Craft Kit Makes 2 Yarn-Wrapped Unicorns • Amazon Business $17.94 1 $17.94
Craft-tastic – Mini Thread Bowl Kit – Craft Kit Makes 3 Tiny Thread Bowls • Amazon Business $17.17 1 $17.17
Strathmore Series 400 Sketch Pads 9 in. x 12 in. - pad of 100 • Amazon Business $16.21 1 $16.21
Joy of Coloring Zorbitz, Stained Glass Window Art Cling Kit DIY, 8 Clings & 5 Colors Paint Craft Kit • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Craft-tastic – Yarn Giraffes Kit – Craft Kit Makes 2 Yarn-Wrapped Giraffes • Amazon Business $14.89 1 $14.89
Klutz Color-in Stained Glass: 18 Make-it-Yourself Window Designs • Amazon Business $14.73 1 $14.73
Dabit Shrinky Art Paper 25-Pack, Shrink Film That's A Dinks for Kids and Adults for Classroom, + Bonus Key Chains and Traceable Pictures • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Craft Crush Thread Bowls Kit • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Melissa & Doug Scratch Art Box of Rainbow Mini Notes, Arts & Crafts, Wooden Stylus, 125 Count, 3.75” H x 3.75” W x 1.75” L • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
4M Magnetic Mini Tile Art • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
Shrinky Dinks Cool Stuff Activity Set • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
Shrinky Dinks Insects Activity Set • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
Made By Me Create Your Own Window Art, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Shrinky Dinks Minis Mermaids • Amazon Business $7.33 1 $7.33

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