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Mrs. Downs from Kansas City MO is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Imaginations Begin Here!

My students need supplies to create and to learn. They are emergent writers, readers, and artists. In order to help facilitate these skills, pencils, paper, paints, pocket charts, etc... are in great need.

  • $554 goal

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My Students

My students walk into our classroom every day full of life, full of smiles, eager and ready to learn! One of my favorite parts of being a teacher is watching these kiddos grow and develop into amazing individuals. They form opinions, ask questions, make new friends, learn to communicate with each other and so much more.

I teach at a Title I school in Kansas City, MO where the majority of the students receive free breakfast and lunch.

Many of my students receive backpack food on the weekend, donated clothes, coats, and uniforms. Despite the hardships that many families go through they understand that education is the key for their children.

Teaching Kindergarten is a joy. I want to give my students the absolute best education and experience while they are in my room. Although I have a lot of love to give, unfortunately that doesn't buy the supplies that are ALWAYS needed.

My Project

Paints, pencils, books. These supplies are essential to a classroom. In kindergarten children are beginning to sharpen their skills.

My students need these materials to continue their learning adventure.

Our students will use these materials to explore their ability through building, drawing, counting, learning letters and sounds, and then words! Pocket charts can be used for math activities. Paints and art supplies can be used to create whenever we want! Art is essential for expression. Books can be used for exploring different countries and cultures. These activities will be used during center times throughout the day as we work together. They will be able to use these supplies during our whole group and small group time.

With your generous donation you will be a part of the children's learning experience. With your donation these children can be anything they put their minds to.

Mrs. Downs
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Complete Calendar Pocket Chart • Kaplan Early Learning Company $23.76 2 $47.52
Westcott School Left & Right Handed Kids Scissors, 5-Inch, Pointed Tip, Colors May Vary (6-Count) • Amazon Business $10.95 3 $32.85
Natural Wood Scissors Holder • Amazon Business $30.30 1 $30.30
Shelf File Box - Blue • Kaplan Early Learning Company $4.21 5 $21.05
Shelf File Box - Green • Kaplan Early Learning Company $4.21 5 $21.05
Shelf File Box - Purple • Kaplan Early Learning Company $4.21 5 $21.05
Shelf File Box - Red • Kaplan Early Learning Company $4.21 5 $21.05
Shelf File Box - Yellow • Kaplan Early Learning Company $4.21 5 $21.05
Perfect Stix wtd-adult colored- 500ct Colored Wooden Jumbo Craft Sticks (Pack of 500) • Amazon Business $19.24 1 $19.24
Pacon Corporation - Construc Ppr Gw Lwt Asst 9x12 500rm • Teachers' School Supply $18.09 1 $18.09
Kaplan Kolors Washable Multicultural Paint (Set of 8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $16.96 1 $16.96
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 $15.99 1 $15.99
Celebrate Christmas Around World • Teachers' School Supply $15.99 1 $15.99
Chenille Kraft Company Pom-Poms, Assorted Sizes, Assorted Colors, Box Of 1200 • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
100 CT Primary Colored (Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Light blue, Purple, Magenta, Black, White), 17GSM ( thick, durable & crispy) Premium Quality TISSUE PAPER (Primary) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Scheduling Pocket Chart • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.74 1 $12.74
Dixon Ticonderoga Beginners Primary Size #2 Pencils with Erasers, Box of 12, Yellow (13308) • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Karlash Jumbo Craft Sticks 6" Length Pack of 100 Pieces • Amazon Business $5.58 2 $11.16
Daily Standards Pocket Chart • Kaplan Early Learning Company $9.31 1 $9.31
Dxg 700 Pieces Wiggle Eyes Googly Eyes Self Adhesive Googly Eyes DIY Scrapbooking Crafts • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
EXPO 80078 Low-Odor Dry Erase Set, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Piece • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, Box of 12 • Amazon Business $5.35 1 $5.35
Kaplan Kolors Washable Tempera Paint - White (16 oz.) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $2.51 2 $5.02
T O K G O - Multicolor Rainbow DIY Ink Pad Set - Contains 7 Hues of Waterbase, Easy Clean-up Inks - For Use with Small Rubber Art / Craft Stamps • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Point, 8 Pack, Assorted Colors (30217PP) • Amazon Business $4.94 1 $4.94
Kaplan Kolors Washable Tempera Paint - Orange (16 oz.) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $2.51 1 $2.51
Kaplan Kolors Washable Tempera Paint - Brown (16 oz.) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $2.51 1 $2.51
Kaplan Kolors Washable Tempera Paint - Blue (16 oz.) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $2.51 1 $2.51
Kaplan Kolors Washable Tempera Paint - Black (16 oz.) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $2.51 1 $2.51
Kaplan Kolors Washable Tempera Paint - Yellow (16 oz.) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $2.51 1 $2.51
Kaplan Kolors Washable Tempera Paint - Green (16 oz.) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $2.51 1 $2.51
Kaplan Kolors Washable Tempera Paint - Purple (16 oz.) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $2.51 1 $2.51
Kaplan Kolors Washable Tempera Paint - Red (16 oz.) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $2.51 1 $2.51

Materials cost

$430.22

Vendor shipping charges

$3.75

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$470.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.02

Total project goal

$553.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$553.44

3 Donors

-$276.01

Donations toward project cost

-$235.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.20

match offer

-$276.01

Match offer toward project cost

-$234.61

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.40

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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