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Mrs. Johnson from Indianapolis IN is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

It’s Back to the Basics!

Help me give my students the basics they need for everyday learning. We go through A LOT of dry erase markers and crayons each school year. Please help us keep our students writing and coloring!

  • $266 goal

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My Students

Our schools' students are a unique group of learners because they come from very diverse backgrounds, in a primarily impoverished area in the state of Indiana. Our students belong to a Title I, free and reduced-price lunch school in urban Indianapolis. For our students, school is often their first experience ever being truly creative while also learning to read and write.

My students DESERVE to come to school and have dry erase markers that work, and unbroken crayons to draw and color with.

Will you partner with me to be sure that they have these basic needs met?

While our students may come to school to get an education, I want them to have fun and be engaged while doing so! Kids are so much more invested in education when they feel valued. Something as simple as their very own brand new crayons and dry erase marker can make them feel so very special and valued. When our students can come to school and have an opportunity to learn and feel valued, they come to school excited to learn and interact with others!

Please help this dream for our classroom become a reality!

My Project

This project will be used exclusively for student needs. The dry erase markers will go straight into their hands for word work, writing, and math work. The crayons will be used for morning work, word work, writing, and even math as well! My students love to come to the carpet with me and have the opportunity to write and draw with dry-erase markers. They equally love any time they are able to create and be artistic in class. This is where the crayons come in. We will be able to draw, rainbow write, and even color as a part of daily instruction across subject areas!

Mrs. Johnson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Classpack Crayons, 800/Box (52-8016) • Staples Advantage $63.46 1 $63.46
Staples Remarx Dry Erase Markers, Broad Point, Green, 12/Pack (18889) • Staples Advantage $4.23 7 $29.61
Staples Remarx Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Point, Black, 12/Pack (29211) • Staples Advantage $3.98 7 $27.86
Staples Remarx Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Point, Blue, 12/Pack (18888) • Staples Advantage $3.82 7 $26.74
Crayola Single-Color Refill Crayons, Gray, 12 Per Box (52-0836-052) • Staples Advantage $2.49 6 $14.94
Crayola Single-Color Refill Crayons, Peach, 12 Per Box (52-0836-033) • Staples Advantage $2.49 6 $14.94
Crayola Single-Color Refill Crayons, White, 12 Per Box (52-0836-053) • Staples Advantage $2.49 6 $14.94

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