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Ms. B. from Fairbanks AK is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Full STEAM Ahead!

Help me give my students materials for excellent hands-on science, technology, engineering, art, and math problem solving activities.

  • $288 goal

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My Students

As a teacher in a Title I school in Alaska, I see students being faced with challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite these challenges, my goal is to keep the classroom atmosphere positive and inspired and to provide students with meaningful learning experiences.

My students are creative, motivated, and love to learn.

They like to read, write, and draw about their lives and interests. They love positive attention. Many of them receive a free lunch based on their socioeconomic status. All of them are remarkable individuals.

When the children walk in the door of my classroom, they are met with a handshake, a smile, and a positive comment to welcome them to a fantastic day of school. I focus on their potential, interests, and growth. Every one of them wants to learn, and I can help facilitate the best day of learning possible.

My Project

I would love to do more fun and exciting STEAM (Science/Technology/Engineering/Art/Math) activities with my students, and am hoping to obtain the materials needed to make that possible. If we have materials readily on hand, like cups, cotton balls, toothpicks, Play-Doh, marbles, craft sticks, rubber bands, crayons, and string, we could participate in a lot more of these great collaborative thinking and constructing activities.

Students love working together to come up with creative solutions.

The STEAM activities we've done so far have been engaging, fun, and full of learning. Kids have used materials to creatively come up with solutions to many problems, for example: "Construct a model of a maze with obstacles. Then use wind power to push a marble through the maze in the fastest amount of time," or, "The gingerbread man sees the fox. He needs a hideout so the fox won't see him. Build a hideout for the gingerbread man."

We have some helpful parents of students who are able to send in materials for these projects from time to time, but due to budget cuts it's usually the teacher who ends up stopping at the store on the way to school in order to provide these great hands-on learning activities. I would love to have all these materials available in my classroom, and to be able to grab them at the moments notice for some wonderful learning fun.

Thank you for your donation to our project!

Ms. B.
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Crayons Bulk, 24 Box Classpack, 24 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $28.53 1 $28.53
Creative Converting Celebrations 96-Count 9 oz. Hot/Cold Cups, Emerald Green - 563261 • Amazon Business $12.37 2 $24.74
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3-Ounce Cans (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $22.90 1 $22.90
Dixie - Bath Cup, 3 oz. - 600 Cups,Varies Color • Amazon Business $21.95 1 $21.95
Perfect Stix 114ST Wooden Craft Sticks • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
9oz Clear Plastic Cups 100-Count Disposable Party Cups/Old Fashioned Reusable Plastic Tumblers For Drink, Snack, Appetizer & Dessert - Stock Your Home • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
TashiBox 8 oz White Hot Drink Paper Cups - 150 Count - Coffee, Tea, Hot Cocoa • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
LoveS 1000 Pcs Pom Poms Craft Making Assorted Sizes & Colors, Creative Craft DIY Material • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
1000 Count 100% Natural Bamboo Toothpicks – Kitchen Essential • Amazon Business $4.85 2 $9.70
Glue Dots Removable Dots Value Pack Sheets, 1/2 Inch, Clear, Pack of 600 • Amazon Business $9.13 1 $9.13
Eco Craft Stix STD114-CRAFT-A-500 Medium Wooden Craft Sticks, 0.1" Height, 0.6" width, 4.5" Length (Pack of 500) • Amazon Business $7.75 1 $7.75
500 feet Winding Nylon Kite String Spool (30 lb Test) • Amazon Business $7.25 1 $7.25
Rubber Bands - Tub of Brand - 64 Size (3-1/2" x 1/4'') - 1/2 Pound Bag (Roughly 320 Rubber Bands) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Dealmed Brand Cotton Balls Non-Sterile Conveniently Packed in Zip-Locked Bag 500 per Bag • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Settings Clear Plastic Cutlery Disposable Tea Spoons 50 Party Spoons Per Package • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Toysmith Classic Marbles • Amazon Business $4.88 1 $4.88

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