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  • $536 goal

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Ms. Gomez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

Hands On Learning FUN!

My students need art supplies for social and emotional activities with peers!

My Students

Every day, children walk into my classroom full of excitement ready to learn! Students at our school come from diverse backgrounds.

My classroom provides the students with a safe and predictable environment.

Predictability and routine of the classroom help to cushion the impact of stressors, and, as a teacher, I am in an excellent position to identify and support these children’s unique needs.

I provide a stimulating learning environment for my students. I foster their confidence and give them the courage they need to trust their own opinions which is necessary to develop their critical and creative thinking skills. I want children to be active learners and disciplined, creative thinkers who learn to make good choices, to work cooperatively and to be kind and responsible.

My Project

With an endless amount of art supplies my students will have constant opportunities to experience hands on learning in my classroom! Having materials the students can cut, glue, stick, and manipulate will allow for open-ended conversations to socialize and work in partners. It is important to give kids a lot of opportunities—both structured and unstructured—to talk to one another during the course of the day. Bouncing ideas off of one another or figuring out problems with a little give-and-take will help my students build understanding and confidence. My students will be able to take the foam stickers, pom-poms, pipe cleaners, tape, glue, markers, and buttons and have those very important socializing conversations all while learning!

One very important part of developing social and emotional skills in children is giving kids lots of opportunities to work with partners.

Working with a partner helps kids learn to cooperate and builds community in my classroom. I will alternate between strategically assigning partnerships and allowing kids to make their own choices.

Being able to work in a group setting is an important life skill. Students will learn how to negotiate with others, develop leadership skills and figure out their own strengths so they can best contribute to the group.

I will use the craft organizer to organize all my new supplies in it so the students have easy access to supplies!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hygloss 31606 Glitter, Six 16-Ounce Bottles, Gold, Silver, Red, Blue, Green, Multicolor • Amazon Business $71.99 1 $71.99
Honey-Can-Do Rolling Storage Cart and Organizer with 12 Plastic Drawers • Amazon Business $57.99 1 $57.99
Crayola Bulk Markers, Ultra Clean, Broad Line, 200 Count Classpack, Washable • Amazon Business $51.77 1 $51.77
School Smart Paper Edger Scissors with Oak Stand - Set of 24 - Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $43.99 1 $43.99
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $9.86 3 $29.58
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, White, Washable, 1 Gallon, 2 Count - Great For Making Slime • Amazon Business $27.98 1 $27.98
Aleene's 36116 Original Tacky Glue 8 Oz (6 Pack) • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Caydo 500 Pieces Chenille Stems Pipe Cleaners 6 mm x 12 Inch, Smooth Processing at Both Ends, Safe and Humanized Design for DIY Art Craft • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Foam Self-Adhesive Flower Shapes (500 pc) • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Glitter Washi Tape,50 rolls Decorative Tape for Arts and Crafts, Scrapbook,DIY,Gift Wrapping,Party Supplies, Multi-purpose with Colorful Designs and Patterns by WEfun • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
700 PCS Assorted Mixed Color Resin Buttons 2 and 4 Holes Round Craft for Sewing DIY Crafts Children's Manual Button Painting,DIY Handmade Ornament • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Foam Glitter Stickers Self Adhesive, Mini Heart and stars Shapes for Kid's Arts Craft Supplies Greeting Cards Home Decoration (230 Pieces) • Amazon Business $8.29 1 $8.29
Blulu 600 Pieces Gems Acrylic Craft Jewels Flatback Rhinestones Gemstone Embellishments Heart Star Square Oval and Round, 6 to 10 mm, Assorted Color • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
DECORA 8mm-20mm Round Wiggle Googly Eyes With Adhesive on Back Pack of 600 • Amazon Business $7.88 1 $7.88
Fun Express Products Adhesive Foam Letters Novelty (1040 Piece) • Amazon Business $7.52 1 $7.52
Foam Glitter Stickers Self Adhesive, Stars Shapes for Kid's Arts Craft Supplies Greeting Cards Home Decoration (260 Pieces) • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29
194 pieces Foam Glitter Stickers, EVA Foam Sticker,Star,hand dragonfly and Mini Heart Shapes for DIY Decoration • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
JPSOR 600 Pcs Gems Acrylic Flatback Rhinestones Gemstone Embellishments, 6 Shapes, 6-13mm, with Tweezers and Bag • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Caydo 1200 Pieces 1cm Assorted Pom Poms for DIY Creative Crafts Decorations • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

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This classroom project was brought to life by Herb Kohl Philanthropies and 2 other donors.

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