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Mrs. Chiesa from Milwaukee WI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creativity and Imagination

Help me give my students new art materials to inspire their imagination and creativity!

  • $491 goal

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My Students

My children have a high interest in learning. Students come from high poverty neighborhoods, which results in a large percentage of free or reduced-price lunch recipients. My children are beginning to learn how to become life-long learners.

My students need new art supplies so they are able to create and use their imaginations.

This is their first year of school. They are starting their school journeys. As their teacher, I strive to give them as many new learning opportunities as possible in their first year of school. I teach them to be independent and responsible students.

My Project

My students come to me without having art experiences. This is their first time in school so I try to make it fun as well as educational. Some children have never experienced paint at home.

My students need new art supplies so they are able to continue to use their imagination and creativity.

The new art supplies will also allow them to be messy. The art easels will allow me to let them paint but they can also be used for lessons with the dry erase sides.

The paint dabbers will allow children to find numbers and letters with a new medium. The easels will be used to paint, but also to draw with chalk as well. The pipe cleaners and craft sticks will be used to make puppets. My children love to do art and would be thrilled if they would get new supplies.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LCW1960 3Way Tabletop Easel $49.99 2 $99.98
EV214 Brilliant Dot Art Painters Set of 6 $15.99 3 $47.97
EV212 Regular Dot Art Painters Set of 6 $15.99 2 $31.98
LC987 Newsprint Easel Paper 16 x 17 12 $8.99 3 $26.97
SST33032 Ceiling Grid Clips Pack of 10 $7.79 3 $23.37
EE626 LearnTheAlphabet Rubbing Plates $19.99 1 $19.99
LC1340X NylonBristle Paintbrushes Set of 10 $9.99 2 $19.98
BA9112 Pipe Stems Set of 1000 $18.99 1 $18.99
JJ126 Numbers Counting Rubbing Plates $16.99 1 $16.99
DW2990 Jumbo Craft Sticks $2.19 6 $13.14
CE564 Beginners PictureWord Rubbing Plates $12.99 1 $12.99
PR811 Craft Laces $3.99 3 $11.97
RE384 Fancy Pipe Stems $10.99 1 $10.99
RA421 Rubbing Crayons Set of 40 $9.99 1 $9.99
STD4040 Paw Print Reference Nameplates Pre KK $4.99 2 $9.98
STD4114 Paw Print Accents $5.99 1 $5.99

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