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Mrs. Wilcox from Omaha NE is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fine Motor Finesse and Creativity!

My students need School Smart Drawing Paper and supplies to focus on fine motor skills through creativity!

  • $274 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

What do you see when you peek into my school world? You see 23 students with a variety of backgrounds. There are students who come from blue-collar families, white-collar families, single-parent households, refugee families, non-English speaking families, migrant families, and more. They are a very eclectic group of children with huge lifestyle differences.

However, they all have a yearning to learn!

While they are all learning different things at different paces, they want to know everything about everything. They are curious! They are passionate! They are energetic! They are flexible! They want it all!

My Project

With the integration of technology into people's every day lives, we are seeing a bigger need to focus on fine motor skills in the classrooms. If students have an opportunity to work on their fine motor skills through art, drawing, and play, then academic items like writing will not be as strenuous on them.

Having access to a variety of art materials will allow my students to strengthen their fine motor skills with enjoyment and excitement!

During purposeful play centers and writing free time, the students will be able to choose a Learn to Draw book of their choice and use the colored gel pens, colored pencils, and Crayola markers to do directed drawings of kid friendly items in art books. The different materials will let them fine tune their pincer grasp while making fun drawings and art pictures/projects!

Mrs. Wilcox
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
School Smart Super Value 50 Pound Drawing Paper - 9 x 12 inches - Pack of 500 - White • Amazon Business $12.72 2 $25.44
320 Pack Gel Pens Set, Smart Color Art 160 colors Gel Pen with 160 Refills For Adult Coloring books Drawing Painting Writing • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Kids Can Draw Pirates (Kids Can Draw Series) • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Crayola Super Tips Washable 100 Count Markers • Amazon Business $11.67 2 $23.34
Crayola Mini Colored Pencils in Assorted Colors, Coloring Supplies for Kids, 64ct • Amazon Business $7.65 3 $22.95
Planes, Trains & Moving Machines: Learn to draw flying, locomotive, and heavy-duty machines step by step! (I Can Draw) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Sea Creatures & Other Favorite Animals: Learn to draw land and sea animals step by step! (I Can Draw) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
How to Draw Dinosaurs (Dover How to Draw) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
How to Draw Animals (Dover How to Draw) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
How to Draw Insects (Dover How to Draw) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
How to Draw Flowers (Dover How to Draw) • Amazon Business $4.43 1 $4.43
Animals Around the World: Learn to draw exotic animals step by step! (I Can Draw) • Amazon Business $4.36 1 $4.36
Princesses, Fairies & Fairy Tales: Learn to draw pretty princesses and fairy tale characters step by step! (I Can Draw) • Amazon Business $4.08 1 $4.08
How to Draw 101 Monsters: Easy Step-by-step Drawing (How to draw) • Amazon Business $3.97 1 $3.97
How to Draw 101 Fairies • Amazon Business $3.61 1 $3.61
How to Draw 101 Dolphins • Amazon Business $3.61 1 $3.61
How to Draw 101 Funny People (How to Draw) • Amazon Business $3.61 1 $3.61
How to Draw Pets (Dover How to Draw) • Amazon Business $3.30 1 $3.30
How to Draw (Dover How to Draw) • Amazon Business $3.28 1 $3.28
How to Draw 101 Animals • Amazon Business $3.21 1 $3.21

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