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Mrs. Tourtelot from Huntersville NC is requesting art supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Exploring Life Through Color

Help me give my students access to the arts with paints and sensory sand.

  • $186 goal

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My Students

The kindergarten through sixth-grade students who walk in our classroom doors daily requires a unique teaching environment, learning style, and exploratory environment. Our students come to their suburban neighborhood schools from surrounding Charlotte communities to participate in the Special Education Extensions program.

The students we serve in our Exceptional Children's program come from culturally diverse families where socioeconomic backgrounds range from middle to low income.

Each of our Exceptional Learners is unique and thinks and responds to their environment with wonder, hesitation, questioning and expectations.

My Project

As a student with learning disabilities, the opportunity to explore the world with color supports their visual, sensory, and tactile needs. Students receiving the requested items will have the opportunity to get a little messy while engaging and exploring the world of color through painting, drawing, and tactile expression. Imagine the ability to have a variety of paints and learn how watercolors give a different feel to art than acrylics, or how to use cray-pas blends to create vibrate expression. This is the world where kids can freely express their emotions.

Mrs. Tourtelot
Grades 3-5

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Chromacryl Acrylic Essential Set, Assorted Primary Colors, Pints, Set of 6 • School Specialty $36.97 1 $36.97
SE201 - Kinetic Sensory Sand - 22-Pound Bag • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 2 $33.98
Sakura Cray-Pas Junior Artist Oil Pastels, Assorted Colors, Set of 16 • School Specialty $2.84 10 $28.40
Integra Fineliner Ultra Fine Tip Marker Pen, Pack of 8 • School Specialty $5.32 2 $10.64

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