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Ms. Carrie McClean from Brooklyn NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Inspiring Materials for Classroom Creations

My students need glue, yarn, assorted paper, pencils, colored tissue and a storage cart to help their ideas come to life during project time.

  • $586 goal

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My Students

When you walk into our classroom, you will see a racially and economically diverse group of students, working together, talking, sharing ideas and challenging each other to learn and grow. The group is academically mixed, with some children performing well above grade level, and some for whom academic learning is difficult. Children with learning differences are fully integrated into the life of the classroom, and an outside observer would not be able to tell who is struggling academically and who is not. Because students have different strengths and learn in different ways, we create opportunities for students to both learn and express their knowledge in multiple ways. We value cooperative learning and children work together on projects to expand and demonstrate their knowledge.

My Project

Every day our students have the opportunity to create. Throughout the year they quickly go through paper, clay, tape, glue and paint. Not only do we need to replenish these materials often, but with new materials we have the opportunity to inspire their creativity and innovation.

These materials will push our students beyond the basic paper and tape project.

They will be encouraged to try out different mediums and forms of expression. In addition, these materials will also be used for curriculum related projects. As we study the Eastern Woodlands and create collages of indigenous animals, embroider self-portraits in the beginning of the year, and have open-ended project time, these materials will bring the students' ideas to life.

Ms. Carrie McClean
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 30 students.

11 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ORGANIZER 24 SLOT STORAGE RTA • School Specialty $69.97 1 $69.97
EMBROIDERY HOOPS 6 INCH • School Specialty $1.34 33 $44.22
PENCIL GOLDFABER GRAPHITE SET OF 6 • School Specialty $4.75 7 $33.25
MAGIC MUD MULTI-PROJECT PACK • School Specialty $29.81 1 $29.81
11262-1170-Roylco Decorative Papers - 8-1/2" x 11", Patterned, 248 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $26.92 1 $26.92
GLUE GUN CORDLESS 60 WATT STANDARD SIZE • School Specialty $18.38 1 $18.38
PAPER WATERCOLOR SAX 9X12 90LB PK 100 • School Specialty $17.96 1 $17.96
61726-1020-Hygloss Collage Trays - Pkg of 25, 9.5" x 12", Pulp • Blick Art Materials $17.93 1 $17.93
CELLOPHANE 8.5X11 SHEETS ASST COLORS PACK OF 192 • School Specialty $17.25 1 $17.25
MODELING COMPOUND BRIGHT IDEAS SET OF 10 • School Specialty $15.97 1 $15.97
MODELING COMPOUND NATURALS SET OF 10 • School Specialty $15.97 1 $15.97
MODELING COMPOUND CLASSIC COLLECTION SET OF 10 • School Specialty $15.97 1 $15.97
BURLAP NATURAL 5 YD DECORATOR GRADE 46'' WIDE • School Specialty $13.34 1 $13.34
GLUE WHITE GALLON EA - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $11.85 1 $11.85
TISSUE SPECTRA 20X30 STD CLRS 100-PK • School Specialty $9.72 1 $9.72
YARN ECONOMY BRIGHT YELLOW • School Specialty $4.47 2 $8.94
GLUE STICK 0.27IN MINI PACK OF 100 • School Specialty $6.60 1 $6.60
YARN PHENTEX CRAFT 3 OZ BROWN • School Specialty $2.19 3 $6.57
YARN PHENTEX CRAFT 3 OZ BLACK • School Specialty $2.19 3 $6.57
ECONOMY ORIGAMI PAPER ROYLCO 6X6 INCH 72 SHEETS • School Specialty $5.60 1 $5.60
YARN ECONOMY PETAL PINK • School Specialty $4.47 1 $4.47
YARN PHENTEX CRAFT 3 OZ WHITE • School Specialty $2.19 2 $4.38
NEEDLES PLASTIC LACING PACK OF 32 • School Specialty $4.25 1 $4.25
YARN PHENTEX CRAFT 3 OZ CALYPSO PURPLE • School Specialty $2.19 1 $2.19
YARN PHENTEX CRAFT 3 OZ MATADOR RED • School Specialty $2.19 1 $2.19
YARN PHENTEX CRAFT 3 OZ DEEP GREEN • School Specialty $2.19 1 $2.19
YARN PHENTEX CRAFT 3 OZ HOT PINK • School Specialty $2.19 1 $2.19

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