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Ms. Watson from Worcester MA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

In Desperate Need of Supplies

Help me give my students the supplies like letter activities, playdough, and paint that they need for their school year.

  • $638 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I currently work at a school for children with disabilities. Most of these children are diagnosed with autism or a related disorder. These children are faced with challenges every day of their lives and our school is trying to make a more safe and relaxing environment for them. We focus on coping skills to help encourage the learning process of the child. We find that these items distract the mind enough to help promote their learning. Environment is key with these children and learning their needs with their wants is always a struggle.

My Project

I am starting fresh this year and are in need of classroom supplies. I would like to start with some sensory items to make sure my classroom has all they need to keep them engaged while they are learning. You would think playdough and painting is fun, which it is, but, children are strengthening muscles to help them grow, using their imagination, and interacting with other peers. Children need to strengthen certain muscles in their hands to be able to write a paper or draw a picture. Children also need to use their imagination and interact with peers to allow them to grow and become who they are going to be in the world. It's not all papers and pencils in my classroom.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC740X - Learning Letters Activity Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
AX30 - Lakeshore Dough - Set 2 - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $57.99 1 $57.99
LA371 - Classroom Clay & Dough Designer Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LA712 - Bright Giant Washable Color Ink Pads - Set of 5 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 1 $27.99
LC2915 - Heavy-Duty Adjustable Vinyl Paint Apron - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 4 $27.96
LA820X - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cups - Set of 10 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 2 $25.98
LA532 - Lowercase Alphabet Dough Stampers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
PP670 - Foam Sensory Paint - Set of 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
VR154 - Squish & Squeeze Sensory Beads • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
BA918 - All-Purpose Paintbrush Assortment - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
AB216 - Paint & Craft Trays - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
EV212 - Regular Dot Art Painters - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
BA790 - Texture Brushes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
PP420 - Alphabet Stamps - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
LA299 - Learn the Alphabet! Dough Mats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
TT448 - Magnetic Pockets - Set of 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $13.59 1 $13.59
LL688 - Learn to Count! Dough Mats • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
RA132 - Foam Paint Rollers - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
AB451 - Painting Bowls - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99
LL336 - Magnetic Board Supply Caddy • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99
DS344 - Dough Scissors - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
TS324 - Paint Scrapers - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$504.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$541.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$95.63

Total project goal

$637.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$637.54

2 Donors

-$637.54

Donations toward project cost

-$541.91

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$95.63

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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