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Mrs. Bolger from Aurora IL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creativity Matters and So Do My Students!

Help me give my students the opportunity to create wonderful artwork and projects with construction paper.

  • $477 goal

This project expired on March 18, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Title one school. We want our students to get inspired and create wonderful art projects. When they see their artwork and projects in the hall, the look of joy fills my heart. They love when they get to showcase all their hard work for everyone to see. Many students do not have the opportunity to have the materials to create wonderful work at home so I love that we can provide the opportunity at school. I have such a creative class this year. They will save the scraps so they can reuse and create artwork at Discovery time. They love that they can use stencils, stickers, markers and other supplies to make a project to take home.

My Project

All of our students love to create projects and use their imagination. By providing them with colored construction paper, it brings their work to life. They love it when they are able to use vibrant colors. The durability that construction paper brings is such a bonus. Many of our projects can be laminated for keepsake value too. Parents will keep many of their creations for years.

In addition to helping students with fine motor skills, having their work displayed in the classroom and in the halls brings a sense of pride to each child.

We strive on helping children feel like they matter and so does their work.

Mrs. Bolger
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 80 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs., Holiday Red, 12" x 18", 50 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $2.89 20 $57.80
Tru-Ray Sulphite Construction Paper, 12" x 18", Royal Blue, 50 Sheets • Staples Advantage $5.19 10 $51.90
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs., Light Brown, 12" x 18", 50 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $3.98 10 $39.80
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs. Holiday Green, 12" x 18", 50 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $1.92 20 $38.40
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs. Yellow, 12" x 18", 50 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $1.90 20 $38.00
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs., Black, 12" x 18", 50 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $2.89 10 $28.90
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs., White, 12" x 18", 50 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $2.31 10 $23.10
Tru-Ray Sulphite Construction Paper, 12" x 18", Shocking Pink, 50 Sheets • Staples Advantage $4.49 5 $22.45
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs., Orange, 12" x 18", 50 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $2.12 10 $21.20
Pacon Multicultural Construction Paper, Assorted, 12"(H) x 9"(W), 50 Sheets • Staples Advantage $3.99 5 $19.95
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs., Sky Blue, 12" x 18", 50 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $3.47 5 $17.35
Tru-Ray Sulphite Construction Paper, 12" x 18",Dark Brown, 50 Sheets • Staples Advantage $5.19 2 $10.38

Materials cost

$369.23

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$404.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.43

Total project goal

$476.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$476.20

1 Donor

-$476.20

Donations toward project cost

-$404.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.43

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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