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Mrs. Minder from Springfield IL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

~Exciting Art Experiences~

Help me give my students exciting new tools to enrich their creative process each week!

  • $380 goal

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My Students

My classroom is a shared space with the music teacher and is located in a mobile located outside of the main school building. A very limited supply budget makes introducing and engaging my unique group of students a challenge.

Each week, I encourage all of my K-2 and 3-5 Life-Skills students to become artists as we focus on different elements of art.

Students are given opportunities to explore how art materials and different tools can make marks. We create lines and shapes and then use them as ingredients to create our masterpieces!

We are a Title 1 school. My K-2 LifeSkills Art class is understaffed. We need more 1:1 attendants to be hired to meet the needs of our students. I am doing the BEST I can for these students, but we just don't have the needed resources.

My Project

I look forward to using these new art supplies to enrich the learning experiences of my artists. The Wikki Sticks, rollers and scrappers will definitely add excitement to our creative experiences each week.

The "Look What I Make Frames" are a fabulous way for us to showcase our masterpieces in the hallway for others in the school to appreciate without being worried that they might be damaged.

I love how they are reusable and have a clear protective layer almost like putting them in a REAL glass frame. It will look so cool to have a mini art gallery hung at their eye level.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TG166 - Messy Mats - Set of 5 - 18 1⁄2" x 25 1⁄2" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 3 $50.97
WS537 - Wikki Stix - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.99 1 $31.99
TS281Z - Easy-Squeeze Scissors - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DB233 - Decorate-Your-Own Aprons - Set of 15 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
TD273 - White Tagboard - 12" x 18" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 2 $23.98
FF994 - Look What I Made! Art Frames • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
DR501 - Lakeshore Design Rollers - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
AC214 - Wikki Stix Alphabet Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
GA934 - Smelly Markers - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 1 $10.99
DR316 - Jumbo Paint Dabbers - Set of 20 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
TS324 - Paint Scrapers - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
LC1340X - Nylon-Bristle Paintbrushes - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 1 $8.99
PR811 - Craft Laces • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 2 $5.98
LA866RD - Giant Kid-Safe Stamp Pad - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.49 1 $5.49
LA866BU - Giant Kid-Safe Stamp Pad - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.49 1 $5.49
LA866BK - Giant Kid-Safe Stamp Pad - Black • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.49 1 $5.49
LA318GR - Washable Glitter Tempera Paint - Pint - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
LA318RD - Washable Glitter Tempera Paint - Pint - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
LA318BU - Washable Glitter Tempera Paint - Pint - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99

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