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Mrs. Cuslidge from Fresno CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

In Need of Essential Classroom Supplies to Help Spark Learning!

Help me give my students school supply materials! These include paint, construction paper, glue sticks, paint brushes, water colors, dry erase markers, dry erase board erasers, pencils, page protectors for morning work and their memory books and more!

  • $997 goal

This project expired on February 3, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Working in a Title I school as a teacher of 5 years, entering my 6th year, I embarked on a new challenge, and that was becoming a kindergarten teacher. Going from 2nd grade to 28 kinders, who are fun, spunky and eager to learn has been very heartwarming and eye opening at the same time. As a teacher in a new grade, some of the simple supplies I took for granted as a 2nd grade teacher, I have learned to appreciate the great need for them as a kindergarten teacher. My students have learned my expectations, but also have learned how to work together and have been able to grow in such a short time. They come daily, ready to learn and expand their ever growing thirst for learning and fun.

These young minds have shown me that it is a joy to come to work and to expand my teaching in many different ways through hands on materials and exploration.

We approach each day to create and learn through many different ways. Not just putting pencil to paper. My students love creating artwork, exploring with hands on manipulatives, building, and playing with toys during social interactive time.

My Project

Some of the materials that I am asking for such as pencils, white board markers, white board erasers will help my students will their morning work and classroom work. Glue sticks are in great need as my kindergartners cut and glue with hands on stations and art projects. Construction paper is used a lot between stations and art projects. I am also asking for binders and paper protectors to help create an end of the year memory book for my students. Page protectors are also used for students to do practice tracing to learn how to write their names, letters, numbers, and more. There are also building and stem activities for my students to enjoy in our classroom. All of these materials are in great need and we would be forever grateful if we could receive these for our classroom!

Mrs. Cuslidge
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wilson Jones 1 Inch 3 Ring Binder, Basic Round Ring View Binder, White, 12 Pack (W362-14WPK) • Amazon Business $32.49 2 $64.98
Expo 80001 Low Odor Chisel Point Dry Erase Markers, Low Odor Alcohol-Based Ink, Designed for Whiteboards, Glass and Most Non-Porous Surfaces, Black, 12 Units per Box, Pack of 1 Box • Amazon Business $10.47 5 $52.35
Elmer's Disappearing Purple School Glue, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $8.62 6 $51.72
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 3 mil thick, 200-Pack, Clear (TP3854-200) • Amazon Business $24.24 2 $48.48
36 Set Watercolor Paint Pack with Quality Wood Brushes 8 Colors Washable Water Colors Perfect for Kids Adults, Parties Students Classroom Bulk by Color Swell • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
Crayola Assorted Paint Washable Paint Bottle • Amazon Business $33.99 1 $33.99
Crayola Bulk Paint Brushes, 36ct Classpack, Brush Set, Great for Kids • Amazon Business $33.63 1 $33.63
12-Pack of Premium Magnetic Dry Erase Erasers / Dry Erasers - 2" x 2" - Perfect Whiteboard Erasers for Classroom, Home and Office • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Learning Resources Dive into Shapes! A "Sea" and Build Geometry Set, 129 Pieces • Amazon Business $27.21 1 $27.21
Learning Resources Playground Engineering & Design STEM Set, 104 Pieces • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Learning Resources Creative Color Cubes, 100 Piece • Amazon Business $23.79 1 $23.79
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 12-Inches by 18-Inches, 100-Count, Red (6108) • Amazon Business $11.69 2 $23.38
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 12-Inches by 18-Inches, 100-Count, Yellow (8408) • Amazon Business $11.69 2 $23.38
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 12-Inches by 18-Inches, 100-Count, Black (6308) • Amazon Business $11.69 2 $23.38
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 12-Inches by 18-Inches, 100-Count, Holiday Green (8008) • Amazon Business $11.69 2 $23.38
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 12-Inches by 18-Inches, 100-Count, Orange (6608) • Amazon Business $11.69 2 $23.38
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, Premium Clear, Washable, 1 Gallon, 1 Count - Great For Making Slime • Amazon Business $23.09 1 $23.09
400 Sheet Protectors, 11 Hole Economy Design, designed to protect frequently used 8.5 x 11 papers, Acid and PVC Free, Clear Glare Free design, 9.25 x 11.25 Top loaded, 400 PACK • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 12-Inches by 18-Inches, 100-Count, Blue (7408) • Amazon Business $11.44 2 $22.88
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 12-Inches by 18-Inches, 100-Count, White (9208) • Amazon Business $11.44 2 $22.88
Skoolzy Rainbow Counting Bears with Matching Sorting Cups, Bear Counters and Dice Math Bears Game 70pc Set • Amazon Business $21.97 1 $21.97
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13872) • Amazon Business $9.96 2 $19.92
BUILD A BRAIN Imagination Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set with Wheels Kit: Alternative Building Toys to Blocks Set; Kids Snowflake STEM Toys; Boys and Girls Educational, Connecting Toys • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Washable | Dab and Dot Markers | 8 Colors Pack Set | Fun Art Supplies for Kids and preschoolers | Includes 200+ Fun Downloadable Coloring Sheets | Preschool Arts and Craft (8-Pack) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
VIAHART Brain Flakes 500 Piece Interlocking Plastic Disc Set | A Creative and Educational Alternative to Building Blocks | Tested for Children's Safety | A Great STEM Toy for Both Boys and Girls! • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Fashionclubs 6pcs/set Plastic Art Clay and Dough Playing Tools Set For Children Ages 3 And Up • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$738.65

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$67.59

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.08

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$847.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$149.53

Total project goal

$996.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$996.85

2 Donors

-$946.85

Donations toward project cost

-$804.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$142.03

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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