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Mrs. Prochaska from Ames IA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kinder Buddies Need the Basics

Help me give my students basic school supplies like markers, crayons, pens, and paper.

  • $323 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Kids just want to have fun! Kindergarten students don't want worksheets and flashcards, they want their learning experiences to be fun and engaging at their developmental level. With the push of more difficult curriculum and learning standards in kindergarten, I am determined to keep our learning fun and active!

My students come to school with very diverse needs in their school readiness skills.

Some can't identify a number or a letter of the alphabet, while some begin Kindergarten with the experience of preschool and are ready to explore the curriculum at a deeper level. I have 25 students who are five and six-years-old in a full day kindergarten classroom. Our school is considered "high poverty" due to our large percentage of students who qualify for free and reduced price lunches.

My Project

My students need crayons, markers, and paper to use when it is their independent drawing and writing time during literacy station work. The students have a 'writing shelf' that needs to be stocked with these supplies to support their work as authors and illustrators. My students need thin dry erase markers for our handwriting practice on our dry erase boards. We need felt tip pens for use in our writing time when we learn to edit our own writing and fix our mistakes.

These materials will make our writing time more engaging (who doesn't love coloring with a brand new crayon?), and having the basic supplies will help us complete our writing tasks with ease.

Mrs. Prochaska
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point (0.7mm), Assorted Colors, 16 Count • Amazon Business $13.75 4 $55.00
Crayola Ultra-Clean Washable Markers, Fine Line, 40 Count 11 (3 Pack) • Amazon Business $35.70 1 $35.70
Crayola Ultraclean BL Multicultural Markers (10 Count) • Amazon Business $5.99 5 $29.95
Crayola Crayons, Sharpener Included, 96 Colors (Pack of 2) • Amazon Business $13.20 2 $26.40
Crayola Ultra Clean Washable Broad Line Markers, 40 Classic Colors, Gift For Kids • Amazon Business $12.22 2 $24.44
EXPO 86001 Low Odor Dry Erase Marker, Fine Point, Black (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $7.66 3 $22.98
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, “Brights” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (99608) • Amazon Business $15.59 1 $15.59
Wausau 21289 Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb / 89 gsm, “Happy” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$225.05

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.42

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$273.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.33

Total project goal

$322.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$322.18

2 Donors

-$202.00

Donations toward project cost

-$177.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.30

match offer

-$113.12

Match offer toward project cost

-$96.15

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.97

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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