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Mrs. Rhames from Far Rockaway NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindergarten Art

The cost of this proposal is $432, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $432 goal

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I am a new kindergarten teacher in an inner city school in Far Rockaway. In my school 95% of the students receive free lunch. As a teacher in a new school our schools' budget is spent on books and learning materials for the students. Teachers are asked to use their money to purchase what are considered extras. I have to say that all of my funds are gone. Kindergartners love to paint in order to express themselves. As a kindergarten teacher I ask my students to create responses to stories they hear during shared reading. As part of our balance literacy program students work in literacy centers related to the story. One of the centers in our class is called "The Art Studio." In this center students use a wide array of materials. The reason kindergartner's love to paint is because they are not able to write. They use pictures to tell stories. Unfortunately, due to lack of funds I am unable to provide to students with the necessary supplies for this center. Thank you in advance for providing my young learners with a place to express their creativity and shine.

Mrs. Rhames
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LM602 - Easy-Grip Alphabet Sponge Painters - Low • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
LM601 - Easy-Grip Alphabet Sponge Painters - Upp • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
AA342 - Washable Fingerpaint Assortment • Lakeshore Learning $29.00 2 $58.00
GG350 - Washable People Colors? Liquid Tempera A • Lakeshore Learning $27.00 2 $54.00
PX2020 - Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Assortment • Lakeshore Learning $27.00 2 $54.00
TT367 - Lakeshore Paintbrush Holder • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
FD972 - Classroom Paintbrushes - Set of 24 • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95
LA820X - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cups - 10 Color • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95
LA820X - Lakeshore No-Spill Paint Cups - 10 Color • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95
CG582 - Adjustable Apron - Red • Lakeshore Learning $3.95 2 $7.90
CG584 - Adjustable Apron - Blue • Lakeshore Learning $3.95 2 $7.90

Materials cost

$298.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$353.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.63

Total project goal

$431.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$431.26

1 Donor

-$406.67

Donations toward project cost

-$354.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.67

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$25.04

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$0.00

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