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Mrs. Cross from Summerville SC is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

KES 5th Grade ROCKS!

My students need rocks and other materials to create an inspirational rock garden.

  • $592 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach art at an elementary school located in South Carolina. My students come from a wide range of socioeconomic backgrounds. The school is a Title One school with many of our students qualifying for free or reduced lunch. This year we have five fifth grade classes with twenty five to thirty students per class.

My students are creative, energetic, and active learners.

They love coming to art class because of the project based learning environment. They enjoy exploring new art materials that let them express their individuality.

My Project

Every year our fifth graders create a legacy project to leave their mark on the school. This year they chose to create an inspirational rock garden with work tables for our art courtyard. Students will be working in accordance with the South Carolina College and Career Ready Standards for Visual Arts by creating artwork using a variety of materials, techniques, and processes.

Each fifth grade student will paint a rock with an inspirational word or quote for underclassman.

In addition to the rock garden students will use recycled materials to create four mosaic work tables for the courtyard. Your donations will enable the students to explore their creativity and give back to their community.

Mrs. Cross
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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14 donors14 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rainforest 30 lb. Rosa Mexican Beach Pebble 3 in. to 5 in • Amazon Business $19.97 6 $119.82
21316-1036-Sharpie Fine Point Marker Set - Class Pack, Set of 36, Neon Colors • Blick Art Materials $53.09 2 $106.18
21710-1005-Krylon Triple Thick Crystal Clear Glaze - 12 oz, Spray Can • Blick Art Materials $7.19 8 $57.52
00711-1049-Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Basic Color Set, Pack of 6, Pints • Blick Art Materials $24.64 2 $49.28
Multi Mix Flat Marbles, Pebbles, Glass Gems for Vase Fillers, Party Table Scatter, Wedding, Decoration, Aquarium Decor, Crystal Rocks, or Crafts by Royal Imports, 5 LBS (approx 400 pcs) • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
02916-1009-Plaid Mod Podge - Gloss Finish, Gallon • Blick Art Materials $25.24 1 $25.24
TK15391887T MultipurposeConstruction Insulating Spray Foam Sealant 24 oz. Aerosol Can Tan • Grainger $13.48 1 $13.48
61904-1005-Jennifers Mosaics Tile Grout - 5 lb, White • Blick Art Materials $10.16 1 $10.16

Materials cost

$411.66

Vendor shipping charges

$26.19

State sales tax

$29.02

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$503.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.77

Total project goal

$591.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$591.81

13 Donors

-$507.40

Donations toward project cost

-$435.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.36

match offer

-$80.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$68.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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