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Ms. Hall from Norfolk VA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Encouraging Creativity

My students need art and creativity supplies. My students need an easel to paint on to encourage their creativity. My students need smocks.

  • $757 goal

This project expired on March 13, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The children would love to paint on the clear easel, not using paper. The smocks are needed to protect their clothing during art sessions. My students are developing skills to have the proper grip when writing, the easy grip crayons will assist them with this.

I am a Pre-k paraprofessional (teacher assistant) for 4 year old children.

We are a Title I school in a very high poverty area. My students are new to a "learning environment" and have never received any type of structured learning. Some of my students are having difficulties expressing their emotions, they act out in many ways such as anger and often violence to other classmates. Art gives the children a way of expressing themselves with a positive outcome.

My Project

My students have art each and every day. They will have guided art and craft time as well as free time for art. To see the face of a child when they hold a paintbrush for the first time, or use a bottle of glue and a pair of scissors on their own... is priceless! The children are excited each day to "create a masterpiece" to take home to their family. I want to encourage the children to think outside of traditional art.

My students will develop self confidence as individuals.

They will see their imagination come to life right before their own eyes! I display the artwork of the students within the classroom and hallways for everyone to see.

Ms. Hall
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
See-Thru Easel • Kaplan Early Learning Company $261.04 1 $261.04
Paint Drying Rack • Kaplan Early Learning Company $76.46 1 $76.46
LC65 - Heavy-Duty Adjustable Vinyl Paint Apron - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.99 10 $59.90
JJ594 - Carry-All Teacher’s Tote • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Fashion Plates Design Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.46 1 $25.46
AA374 - Blank Softcover Book - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 2 $19.98
Pom Poms Value Tub • Kaplan Early Learning Company $16.96 1 $16.96
Canvas Panel 6"x8" • Kaplan Early Learning Company $0.67 20 $13.40
RR145 - Brush-Top Bottles - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
Spirograph(r) Cyclex • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.74 1 $12.74
Straws to String • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.86 1 $11.86
Easy-Grip Crayons (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.86 1 $11.86
Classroom Clothesline • Kaplan Early Learning Company $9.31 1 $9.31
Fashion Plates Expansion Pack - Sports • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.49 1 $8.49
Fashion Plates Expansion Pack - Glamour • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.49 1 $8.49
Easy-Grip Crayon Refills (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $4.21 2 $8.42
Art-A-Roni • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.76 1 $6.76

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