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Mrs. Werenka from Detroit MI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keeping Preschoolers Engaged

Help me give my students school supplies to keep them motivated to learn at home.

  • $228 goal

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My Students

In the heart of the cultural center in midtown Detroit, I teach pre-kindergarten students who are a part of the Great Start Readiness Program. The program is a state-funded preschool for four-year-old children with factors which may place them at risk of educational failure.

For many of my students, GSRP will be their first experience in a school setting.

When they have an impressionable, positive experience in their early years, it can set the path to success for the future.

My Project

Using a variety of writing and drawing tools, I hope to keep my students engaged in activities while distance learning. Not being in the classroom, my students access to colored pencils, crayons, scissors, and drawing pads are limited due to our state's stay-at-home order.

Preschoolers need to be actively engaged to learn.

Expecting preschoolers to watch their teacher online and participate is difficult for them if they have nothing to do but observe. Hopefully with school supplies at hand, my students will be able to participate along with me while we're doing online instruction.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SCISSORS STUDENT 6 1/4 IN POINTED SCHOOL SMART PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $22.42 2 $44.84
CRAYONS CRAYOLA TUCK STD SIZE SET OF 24 • School Specialty $1.87 18 $33.66
PENCILS COLORED SCHOOL SMART SET OF 12 • School Specialty $1.49 18 $26.82
DOODLE PAD LITTLE FING 60 SHEETS 9X12 • School Specialty $1.04 18 $18.72
ELMERS GLUESTICK .21 OZ PURPLE PACK OF 12 EPIE514 • School Specialty $7.64 2 $15.28
PENCILS TICONDEROGA NEON SET OF 18 • School Specialty $7.19 1 $7.19

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