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

Each Child Is an Artist

Help me give my students fun art supplies to use during indoor recess time.

  • $251 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Teachers who love teaching, teach children who love learning." As I enter my twentieth year of teaching, I continue to follow this mantra in my classroom. I teach twenty-eight, wonderful students who come from poverty. My students are from varying ethnic backgrounds. Most of them come from homes that are struggling financially.

My students are extremely motivated and they are genuinely respectful of each other.

They are lovers of learning and I am truly grateful to be their teacher this year. They come to school with smiles on their faces and they are eager to learn. We need new books to use in our literacy centers.

My Project

Each child in my classroom is an artist. The days are cold and dreary in the winter time in Chicago. My students and I need fun art supplies to use during our indoor recess time. These dot markers are water-based markers that are easy to set up and use. These markers have bold pigments and bright colors that dry very fast. The students will be able to create works of art using these markers. The markers come in a variety of colors. The students will be able to create pictures of rainbows, animals, buildings, flowers, and lots of other fun things.

These markers will spark creativity in my students and make our indoor recess fun.

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

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EV212 - Regular Dot Art Painters - 6-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 5 $79.95
EV214 - Brilliant Dot Art Painters - 6-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 5 $79.95
VR792 - Mini Stampers - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 5 $19.95

Materials cost

$179.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$212.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.51

Total project goal

$250.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$250.06

1 Donor

-$250.06

Donations toward project cost

-$212.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.51

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$0.00

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