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

Every Child Is an Artist, Never Stop Creating

Help me give my students materials to improve their fine motors skills and at the same time improve their vocabulary and use their imagination.

  • $527 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My children are energetic with different backgrounds and traditional families. Families emphasize learning and accomplishing children’s educational goals. Children from low-income families’ backgrounds are raised in an environment that failed to promote their cognitive and social interactions due to safety concerns in the neighborhood. They are more likely to begin school with deficits in their learning ability and fine motor and gross motor skills.

Also, children with limited English proficiency are a strong indication of the possibility of implications of enrollment in problematic in school contexts such as his writing skills and reading comprehension in my classroom we promote English and Spanish as a second language, we also encourage our children to use their imagination and span their language.

I believed that when children are exposed to different cultures their understanding of their differences are a way to promote empathy and friendship. We as teachers have to be aware of our children differences and how we can promote a positive climate in our classroom where children can feel safe and secure at the same time during read-aloud to choose multicultural books where children can learn from different cultures and traditions.

My Project

These Canvas Panel, Mold & Play Moon, and Color Diffusing Paper will help my students to develop their imagination, have confidence, and at the same time will help them to enrich their language and reinforce their fine motors. For example, they will be able to create a self-portrait. Also, they will be able to create collages and use watercolors.

On the other hand, the molding sand will help them to refine their fine motor skills and make sculptures and houses.

The cut-out faces will help them to create an imitation of themselves. Peel & Stick Flexible Foam Shapes will help them to create and make an animal of their choice.

Overall these Canvas Panel, Mold & Play Moon, and Color Diffusing Paper will be able to help and encourage my children to be engaged in every activity and want to participate and learn.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TG640 - Magic Craft Noodles - Set of 1,500 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 2 $59.98
VR360 - Peel & Stick Wiggly Eyes - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 3 $59.97
LC2832 - Peel & Stick Flexible Foam Shapes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 2 $33.98
RA392 - Easy-Stick Glitter Shapes - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 2 $33.98
Canvas Panel 8"x10" • Kaplan Early Learning Company $2.66 10 $26.60
TC172VT - Mold & Play Moon Sand - Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
TC172BU - Mold & Play Moon Sand - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Color Diffusing Paper • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.06 3 $24.18
Watercolor Paper - 12" x 18" • Kaplan Early Learning Company $16.16 1 $16.16
Crafting Yarn - 12 Colors • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.06 2 $16.12
LC169 - Extra People Shapes™ • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 2 $15.98
TA71AC - Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper - 12" x 18" - Assorted Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 4 $15.96
LA520 - Peel & Stick Foam Cubes - Set of 600 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
TS108 - Rainbow Scratch Paper • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98
RY928 - Make-A-Face Sheets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
16" x 22" Finger Paint Paper (100 Sheets) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.26 1 $6.26

Materials cost

$398.11

Vendor shipping charges

$13.40

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$447.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.97

Total project goal

$526.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$526.45

1 Donor

-$264.00

Donations toward project cost

-$224.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.60

match offer

-$262.45

Match offer toward project cost

-$223.08

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.37

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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