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

Forget Tests-Let's do Art!

Help me give my students these art materials so we can do more hands-on art projects! These paints, crafting supplies, and markers are instrumental in giving the students an opportunity to be creative!

  • $306 goal

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My Students

My students come from a mixture of backgrounds. Most of my students are low income/high poverty families. We also have a high population of English Language Learners in our school.

My students are very energetic and get excited about learning!

Having extra materials to help my students learn would be wonderful. Many of our students do not get to have the experiences that others do because of their socioeconomic status and family background, so having the chance to provide these materials and experiences to my students is priceless!

My Project

In reading class, it is standard practice to read a book and take a test on it. Taking a pencil/paper test is not always the best way to determine whether or not a student understood the material in the book. So instead of having my students always take a test, I sometimes let them create their own picture book of the novel, create a commercial or advertisement for the book, or make a 3-D model of something in the book. That's where these art supplies come in.

Using art and creativity is a great way for students to show understanding of material!

Giving the students the opportunity to be creative will still hold them accountable for the material of the book, but it does so in a way that is more fun. It allows them to draw, sculpt, build, engineer, and design. It allows them to demonstrate their comprehension of the story through art and engineering, and it is the perfect way for kinesthetic learners to demonstrate their knowledge and skills.

Mrs. Albright
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
33216-1019 - Crayola Modeling Clay Classpack • Blick Art Materials $51.19 2 $102.38
60401-1003 - Creativity Street Craft Sticks - Box of 1000, Assorted Colors • Blick Art Materials $9.05 3 $27.15
00711-1039 - Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Mixing Color Set, Pack of 6 Colors, Pints • Blick Art Materials $24.60 1 $24.60
00711-1049 - Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Basic Color Set, Pack of 6, Pints • Blick Art Materials $24.60 1 $24.60
28981-1100 - Natural Wood Craft Sticks - Box of 1000 • Blick Art Materials $4.25 5 $21.25
60772-1030 - Pony Beads - Pkg of 1000, Multicolor, Transparent and Opaque • Blick Art Materials $4.39 2 $8.78
61431-0100 - Jumbo White Craft Fluffs - Bag of 100 • Blick Art Materials $2.16 4 $8.64
33216-1020 - Crayola Modeling Clay - White, 15 oz Bucket • Blick Art Materials $4.32 2 $8.64

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