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Mrs. Whitmer from Oxnard CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.


Help me give my students opportunities for creative expression to help them focus on learning!

  • $733 goal

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My Students

My Kindergartners are so expressive and ready to act, sing, create, and dance! We have explored music genres, dance styles, cultural songs, and get our brains awake with movement and dance!

They are happiest when the music is on!

Just some classical in the background soothes them and helps them concentrate. A silly song gets them up and moving!

We explore traditional and new songs for kids. They love to show their "moves" for a Freeze Dance!

We love MUSIC and ART!!!

My Project

My creative students love to explore, move, sing, and shine as artists! These art and music materials will stimulate their brains and let them show their hidden talents. The items will be used especially for creative expression in the classroom and BEYOND!!!


Young children have a way of diving into the arts without a care about who will see it or what someone else is doing. I want to foster that in my classroom. Whether we are dancing, playing, or creating, I want it to be fun AND everlasting!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola(r) Air Dry Clay Value Pack 25 pounds • Kaplan Early Learning Company $39.56 2 $79.12
Large Rhythm Scarves • Kaplan Early Learning Company $32.36 2 $64.72
LC210 - Sounds of Nature Instrument Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
PP319 - Arts & Crafts Supply Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Kaplan Dough Classic Colors (6 - 1lb. Tubs) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $16.16 3 $48.48
Crayola(r) Model Magic - 4-Color Pack • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.46 2 $44.92
RE322 - Lakeshore Sensory Ball Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
PP492 - Draw & Shrink Craft Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 3 $32.97
Messy Mats (set of 5) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $14.36 2 $28.72
RE105 - Peruvian Gourd Maracas - Set of 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
WF10 - Numbers Beanbag Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Greg & Steve Productions YM-017CD Greg & Steve: Kids In Action CD • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Yoga Pretzels: 50 Fun Yoga Activities for Kids & Grownups (Card Deck) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.46 1 $13.46
TS108 - Rainbow Scratch Paper • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
TT120 - Scratch Art Design Tools • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 1 $6.99

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