You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. May from Rocklin CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creativity in the Classroom

Help me give my students the ability to have fun, grow, work together, and be creative in my classroom!

  • $229 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is my first year teaching and I am so excited to help, love, and encourage 23 first graders this upcoming school year. Being able to help and watch these students grow is a big part as to why I want to be a teacher. In order to make sure my students are set up for success in a loving and caring environment, I need to have supplies. Having the resources and supplies needed and on hand will help these students achieve amazing things in the walls of my classroom.

This school is a title 1 campus.

Which means a low income area. Therefore, not all my students will be able to have the resources they need to grow and develop that other students. Also, working in a title 1 area, I see a lot of struggling parents who can’t provide an outlet for creativity.

These 23 first graders are the most energetic, lovable group. I am so blessed that these kiddos get to be mine for my first year of teaching. Each student is the kindest and loves to work together. I hope that I am able to bless them with the resources and tools to be creative!

My Project

With this project, this will allow my students be work together and be creative. Through the activities that I will implement in the classroom based off of these supplies I will help them grow. Using their hands and their brain, they will be able to be creative. Students nowadays do not have a lot of time to be creative. Students often just go on their phones or computers. So having an outlet where they can be creative is incredibly important. They need a chance to be kids. Therefore, with these supplies and the support from you, I will be able to do just that.

Some of these supplies includes snap cubes, pegboards for perler beads, colored sand, and paper!

The snap cubes are amazing to use because the students can be used for counting, measuring, or just building. The students have been requesting these and will be thrilled when they can use them.

The colored sand will be used for spelling words! The students will work on the weeks slelling words by writing them in the sand! A fun way for them to learn new words! The sand will definitely enhance their learning!

Perler beads is a fun and creative outlet for the students to just be kids and be creative with the beads. They can create fun things while working in hand eye coordination!

All these items will work together to help my student become more creative and grow their mains instead of always being on technology.

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 23 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. May is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources Snap Cubes, Set of 500 • Amazon Business $42.66 1 $42.66
Crayola Brilliant Drafting Tool (524629) • Amazon Business $33.29 1 $33.29
Perler 17000 Beads 22,000 Count Bead Jar Multi-Mix Colors • Amazon Business $18.19 1 $18.19
HP Printer Paper, Office20, 8.5 x 11, Letter, 92 Bright, 1,500 Sheets / 3 Ream Carton (112090C) Made In The USA • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Xtreme Sand 3 Pound Box - 1/2 Pound Each Of 6 Classic Colors • Amazon Business $14.45 1 $14.45
130 Pc Assorted Size Binder Clips + [100 Bonus Paper Clips] - 6 Sizes Paper Clamp - Sturdy Container Included (Black) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Perler 22645 Fuse Bead Pegboards 7-Pack-Boy/Girl/Bear/Monkey/Butterfly/2 Flowers • Amazon Business $8.92 1 $8.92
Perler Beads Small & Large Basic Clear Pegboards • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29

Materials cost

$148.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.61

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$194.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.34

Total project goal

$228.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$228.92

1 Donor

-$228.92

Donations toward project cost

-$194.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.34

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Rocklin","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5625217],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3610340,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/creativity-in-the-classroom/3610340/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":23,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. May","authorIds":{"5625217":{"owner":"Ms. May","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3610340],"proposalHash":"243929717","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp5625217_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1533578597389","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21233062,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":5625217,"schoolCounty":"Placer","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}