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Ms. Bains from Sacramento CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Every Child is an Artist

Help me give my students crayons, colored pencils, laminating sheets, and gemstones to replenish our art supplies for my kindergarten class.

  • $168 goal

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My Students

I teach a diverse group of 25 kindergartners in a high poverty neighborhood. Every morning, my students enter our classroom with a lot of energy and an appetite for learning. I can see their eyes quickly scan the room to see what exciting learning opportunities await.

I teach at one of the most diverse schools in the country.

I absolutely love it! My students come from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds, but they all love to learn and experience new things. As their teacher, it is my goal to motivate my students and teach the whole child.

All of my kindergartners come from a wide range of backgrounds, languages, and academic abilities. Many of them come from families living in poverty and face various challenges. I teach English learners and students with special needs such as autism, ADD, and ADHD. All of my students come to school every day excited to learn. They are a great group of kids who love school and love learning!

My Project

I believe that art is critical in school. In kindergarten, I try to do art projects every week. Art time is one of my students' favorite part of their day. I would like to get new Mr. Sketch twistable crayons to use on our art. The vibrant colors of these crayons are beautiful. They are also twistable, making it easier to use for five year olds. The colored pencils will also add to the variety of coloring tools available to my class.

Every child is an artist with an imagination.

Art education helps kids develop on many levels. My students love arts and crafts. I would like to fulfill their love of art by adding art supplies to our classroom. The gems and wiggle eyes will be used to add details to their art work. The Scotch laminating sheets will be perfect to laminate and preserve their artwork. My kids will be able to treasure their masterpieces! Thank you for your support!

Ms. Bains
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, Letter Size, 200 Pouches (TP3854-200) • Quill.com $39.99 1 $39.99
Sanford, Mr Sketch Scented Twist Crayon 8 Ct, Assorted Colors, bundle of 6, 48 total (SAN1951199) • Quill.com $36.08 1 $36.08
S&S Worldwide Faceted Acrylic Gemstones 1/2Lb Mix (STK-207) • Quill.com $14.39 1 $14.39
Sargent Art Colored Pencil, 8 Assorted Colors, 144 Count (SAR227201) • Quill.com $9.26 1 $9.26
Chenille Kraft Company Round Wiggle Eyes, Black, 10 mm, 50/Pk • Quill.com $1.79 1 $1.79

Materials cost

$101.51

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.29

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$142.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.12

Total project goal

$167.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$167.44

3 Donors

-$84.00

Donations toward project cost

-$71.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.45

Matching donations from our partners

-$83.26

Match offers toward project cost

-$70.77

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.49

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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