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Ms. Nestler from Springfield IL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Imagine It? Make It!

Help me give my students art and craft supplies to help them let their imaginations soar including a 3-D Collage box, liquid watercolor misters, peel and stick collage frames and more.

  • $314 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is a prekindergarten dual blended room consisting of both students with IEPs, as well as typically developing kiddos without IEPs. My kiddos are all ages three to five, with 15 in the morning and 15 in the afternoon.

More than three-quarters of the students in our Title I school are from low-income households.

My classroom will be the first school experience for the majority of my students and I want it to set the tone for their future education. Therefore, I do all that I can to make their experience one that is exciting and motivating for them.

My Project

My students love our art center. I have several who like to explore and create by thinking out of the box. The other students are now beginning to do the same! I always tell them to let their imaginations go wild! If you can imagine it, you can make it!

Creative play is very important in a child's development.

This type of play:

- helps kiddos find new ways of looking at things and

- helps to develop confidence

- improves language and communication skills

- helps develop, practice, and improve coordination & motor skills - gives chances for practicing decision-making, problem-solving, and critical thinking

I am requesting a variety of materials, such as a 3-D collage box, collage frames, dot markers, and peel & stick foam cubes. These materials will help them create what they imagine!

Ms. Nestler
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT211 - 3-D Collage Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LE466 - Liquid Watercolor Misters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 3 $23.97
RR426 - Peel & Stick Collage Frames - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
BJ2582 - Wiggly Eyes - Set of 1,000 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $17.99 1 $17.99
LA520 - Peel & Stick Foam Cubes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
EV212 - Regular Dot Art Painters - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
EV214 - Brilliant Dot Art Painters - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
EV213 - Shimmering Dot Art Painters - Set of 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
FF534 - Tissue Paper Squares • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
FF106 - Collage Buttons • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 1 $10.99
HH809 - Natural Tree Rings • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 1 $10.99
LC658 - Colored Feathers - 3-Ounce Bag • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 1 $10.99
LA493 - Peel & Stick Pom-Poms - Set of 250 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 1 $10.99
BA8150 - Pom-Poms - Set of 300 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 1 $8.99
VR359 - Peel & Stick Wiggly Eyes - Set of 300 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$232.83

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$266.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.00

Total project goal

$313.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$313.32

2 Donors

-$169.00

Donations toward project cost

-$143.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.35

match offer

-$144.32

Match offer toward project cost

-$122.67

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.65

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$0.00

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