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Mrs. Israel from Pascagoula MS is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Keep Art a Part of Our Students' Education

Help me give my students STEAM in the classroom with art supplies like clay, play dough, markers and crayons to bring learning to life.

  • $396 goal

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My Students

My students have good hearts. They have busy lives and come into my room with a smile. We are PIRATES (Prepared, Informed, Responsible, And, Totally, Efficient) this year and it has been amazing.

This focus is our top priority for our students.

We try to get comfortable in the classroom and adapt to what we have and I love them for it. My class is in need of more art supplies. Art has been taken out of the activity department. I want to put it in the classroom.

My Project

Art can be taught with every subject. Students can express themselves with art. Learning math and drawing illustrations can make math real. Reading and producing an image in the form of a diorama of what they have read, sculptures/illustrations using clay, legos, paints, crayons, markers, and play dough bring social studies, science, and literature to life.

STEAM is a big part of our world today.

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math is what makes our students college and career ready.

It's a big world out there and putting everything together will make learning complete. If students can't apply what they have learned from a teacher or a book then they won't remember it. It's the hands-on application that makes it stick.

Mrs. Israel
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 25 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Bulk Markers and Crayons, 256 Count Classpack • Amazon Business $49.33 1 $49.33
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 2 Pads (560), Large White Grid Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Super Sticking Power • Amazon Business $44.78 1 $44.78
Jasonwell Magnetic Tiles Creative Magnetic Building Blocks Set for Boys Girls STEM Preschool Educational Construction Kit Magnet Stacking Toys for Kids Toddlers Children • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
STEAM Jobs You'll Love (4 Books) • AKJ Education $32.78 1 $32.78
Staples Cover Stock Paper, 8.5" x 11", 67 lb., Assorted, Sheets/Ream (25496) • Staples Advantage $26.99 1 $26.99
cossy STEM Learning Toy Engineering Construction Building Blocks 198 Pieces Kids Educational Toy for Boys and Girls Ages 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Year Old (198 Pcs) • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Pacon Array Card Stock, 8.5" x 11", Assorted Lively, 250 Sheets • Staples Advantage $21.57 1 $21.57
Binney & Smith Crayola Modeling Dough, Blue, 3 lb. (570015042) • Staples Advantage $9.99 1 $9.99
Crayola Play Dough, 3 lbs., Yellow (570015034) • Staples Advantage $9.99 1 $9.99
Binney & Smith Crayola Modeling Dough, Orange, 3 lb. • Staples Advantage $9.69 1 $9.69
Binney & Smith Crayola Modeling Dough, Purple, 3 lb. • Staples Advantage $9.69 1 $9.69
Staples Card Stock Paper, 110 Lbs., White, 8 1/2"H x 11"W, 250 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $7.24 1 $7.24
Sargent Art Modeling Clay, Primary Colors, 1 lb. (SAR224400) • Staples Advantage $3.99 1 $3.99

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