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Mrs. Whitaker from Olathe KS is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

In Art Class Everyone Makes the Cut

My students need adaptive scissors and stamping tools with easy grips so that special needs preschool students and kindergartners can express their creativity in art.

  • $193 goal

This project expired on January 6, 2017.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is pre-K through 5th grade in Kansas. Our school population is small, about 300 students, so we feel like family. The students all know each other and our teachers are amazing!

Our early childhood program serves 3 and 4 year olds, and the program is so great that many of them continue to go to school here for the rest of their elementary schooling.

Special needs students make friends in preschool that last throughout elementary school. Our kids learn that our differences are what make us special.

My Project

My special needs preschoolers and kindergartners need adaptive scissors and stamping tools so that they can work independently in the art room. They need the opportunity to feel successful and to be able to express their creativity.

My project will make a difference because some students don't have the finger strength to use regular scissors or paintbrushes.

These tools will help them develop finger and grip strength to help them the rest of their lives.

My school budget just doesn't give me enough money to provide these specialized tools that students need to be creative and independent in the art room.

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 10 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Essential Scissor Kit • Nasco $58.95 1 $58.95
Ready2Learn Easy Grip Pattern Tools Geometric Stampers • Nasco $8.95 3 $26.85
Ready2Learn Easy Grip Pattern Tools Pattern Stampers • Nasco $8.95 3 $26.85

Materials cost

$112.65

Vendor shipping charges

$11.26

State sales tax

$7.94

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$163.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.86

Total project goal

$192.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$192.40

5 Donors

-$183.58

Donations toward project cost

-$163.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.04

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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