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Ms. Schimke from Phoenix AZ is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Expressing Feelings Through Art

Help me give my students the tools and materials they may not have access to at home to express their feelings.

  • $205 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

PreKindergarten is the first experience my students have with the classroom and become accustomed quickly to engaging in basic learning activities with their teachers and friends every day.

When the Coronavirus pandemic required everyone to stay at home, my students were suddenly left without their normal connection to their classroom, little or no internet access, or, in many cases, basic school tools and materials.

My Project

Many of my students lack the resources to have basic art materials at their disposal. Their parents must work very hard to provide the basic needs, leaving gaps in tools and materials available for my little ones to express the stress and anxious feelings that come when regular routines like going to school are disrupted.

Helping me to provide crayons, colored pencils, a supply of drawing paper, play dough, and a special bag to keep their things is will give them a sense of a caring community.

They will be able to use color, drawing, and sculpting to express their feelings as they play during the quarantine at home.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA797 BestBuy Colored Pencils Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.29 15 $49.35
DT508 DecorateYourOwn Tote Bags Set of 15 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
SQQ0160 Tutti Fruttisupsup Tropical FruitScented Dough Assortment Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 2 $19.98
VX272Z Lakeshore 12Color Standard Crayons Set of 12 Student Packs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
TA4409 White Drawing Paper 9 x 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99
SQQ0161 Tutti Fruttisupsup CandyScented Dough Assortment Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
VX272 Lakeshore 12Color Standard Crayons Student Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.49 3 $4.47

Materials cost

$132.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.49

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$174.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.75

Total project goal

$204.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$204.99

4 Donors

-$204.99

Donations toward project cost

-$174.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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