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Mrs. Mathison from Smithville TX is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creative Kiddos

Help me give my students the tools they need in our Art Center to make fun, creative crafts!

  • $176 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

When each of my kiddos go home at the end of the day, including me, we all go home to a different neighborhood, a different house, a different family, and a different lifestyle. But when we gather in our cozy classroom, we are all there for the same reason: to learn. All 30 of my bright-eyed students come eager to ask questions and learn!

I am eager to provide the fun, hands-on manipulatives and resources they need to succeed each day.

My students thrive on having something other than paper and pencil to work with. These kids deserve the best materials to use as they learn.

My Project

By having these awesome art tools, I feel like it would enhance the students creativity! The various patterned scissors would add a neat touch to their work as well as the fun hole punches! The rubber stamps would allow them to create artwork with words thus incorporating literacy into their art! The stand clip board will allow an example to be on display for the students to use as a guide. We currently have to let our artwork dry on top of various center shelving and it creates quite of bit of clutter around the room. I would love to have the organizer to allow students a specific spot for special artwork to dry without being open for all to touch.

Art is such an important part of our day; the children need to have a space with all of the tools they need to create something they are proud of!

Many of these tools require a child to use their best fine motor skills, which is such an important development at this age! The hole punches, scissors and stamping provide new ways the child can use their fine motor skills.

Having these available in our art center would certainly enhance their love for being imagination and creative in their work!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Seville Classics Stacking 10 Slot Desktop and Mailroom Letter File Literature Organizer • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Scrapbook Paper Punchers - 26pc Mini Paper Punchers w Case - All Different Crafting Designs • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Saunders Landscape Free Standing Clipboard - Black - Letter Size (22527) • Amazon Business $14.17 1 $14.17
Educational Insights Alphabet Rubber Stamps - Lowercase 5/8" • Amazon Business $13.57 1 $13.57
Educational Insights Alphabet Rubber Stamps - Uppercase 5/8" • Amazon Business $11.53 1 $11.53
Slime Supplies Glitter Powder Sequins for Slime,Arts Crafts Extra Solvent Resistant Glitter Powder Shakers,Bulk Acrylic Polyester Craft Supplies Glitter Loose Eyeshadow,Assorted Colors,12 Pack Glitter • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Darice Soft-Handled Hole Punch Cut-Out Shapes Set – Includes Star, Circle and Heart Hole Punches – Cage to Catch Scraps to Reduce Mess – For Scrapbooking, Cards, Crafts and More (Pack of 3 Punches) • Amazon Business $7.93 1 $7.93
SuperM CMBB 006 Edging Art Creative Craft Scissors Kids Picture Photo Paper Safe Cutter for Decorative Gift Pack of 6 • Amazon Business $6.33 1 $6.33

Materials cost

$117.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$148.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.25

Total project goal

$175.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$175.01

3 Donors

-$74.00

Donations toward project cost

-$63.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.65

match offer

-$100.48

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.41

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.07

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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