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Ms. Schmidt from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Krafty Kindergarteners

My students need craft bags, mosaic kits, rhinestones, frames, ribbon, crafters tape, tablecloths, and more to use for creative, hands-on activities and to make and wrap Mother's Day gifts.

  • $474 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Learning is more effective when it is an active rather than a passive process" - Euripides. This is especially true in kindergarten. So much of the building blocks of education that are acquired in kindergarten are more easily learned by exposure to hands-on activities.

My students are just beginning their educational journey and are so eager to learn.

To see the transformation in them from the beginning to the end of the year is so rewarding. Our school is a high poverty, urban school. Funding in our district, as in most others, is being stretched very thin. Staff is being cut and supply budgets are very lean; however, the expectations are higher than ever. I want to make sure that my students have the best opportunity to flourish in their time with me.

My Project

The materials you help us acquire through this project will help keep the children actively engaged while learning, building fine motor skills, and expressing themselves creatively. The arts and crafts materials I am requesting will let my students create and embellish art projects throughout the year that will supplement the curriculum. The frames, bags, and tissue paper will be used to make Mother's Day gifts. The gingham ribbon, table clothes, and accessories will be used for a thematic class celebration. The kids will love doing the mosaic kits while building fine motor skills. These, and all the other materials are so versatile and will be used across all subjects and in many different ways.

By supporting this project, you will help provide materials that will enhance my students learning with hands-on activities, creating artwork, and getting their creative juices flowing.

We would be very appreciative for any help you can give in funding this project.

Ms. Schmidt
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Yilove 4x6 Paper Picture Frames, DIY Cardboard Photo Frame with Clips and String, Brown • Amazon Business $7.99 4 $31.96
Sterilite 19638606 Large Clip Box, Clear with Blue Aquarium Latches, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $31.62 1 $31.62
ALEX Toys Little Hands Tissue Paper Art • Amazon Business $8.89 3 $26.67
ALEX Toys Little Hands Zoom Zoom Mosaic • Amazon Business $8.57 3 $25.71
12 Design Your Own! Flower Garden Sticker Scenes - Stationery & Stickers • Amazon Business $11.95 2 $23.90
Outus Self-adhesive Rhinestone Sticker Bling Craft Jewels Crystal Gem Stickers, Assorted Size, 5 Sheets (Multicolor 1) • Amazon Business $6.98 3 $20.94
Berwick 3/8-Inch Wide by 250-Yard Spool Gingham Printed Curling Craft Ribbon, Red • Amazon Business $16.28 1 $16.28
ALEX Toys Little Hands Picture Mosaic • Amazon Business $5.32 3 $15.96
1.9 Ounce 150 pieces Foam Glitter Stickers, Star and Mini Heart Shapes • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
2 Packs of Darice 28-003V 4-Inch-by- 9-Inch Clear Treat Bag 60-Piece • Amazon Business $6.82 2 $13.64
Acid-Free Tissue Paper - 100 Sheets 15 Inch x 20 Inch Ph Neutral • Amazon Business $6.49 2 $12.98
Delightful Picnic Party Red Plaid Chalkboard Tent Cards Decoration, Paper, 4" x 6", Pack of 24 • Amazon Business $12.97 1 $12.97
Adtech Crafters Tape Refills • Amazon Business $12.12 1 $12.12
6 Christmas Party Vinyl Tablecloths - Red and White Checked Picnic Camping Party Supply Table Cover. Birthdays, Gatherings, Holidays, BBQ s - 108 x 54 inches Vinyl Tablecloth • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Carson Dellosa Birthday Crowns (101021) • Amazon Business $11.87 1 $11.87
Hygloss Products Bright Colored Paper Crowns- Red, Yellow, Blue, & Green Assortment, 24 • Amazon Business $10.94 1 $10.94
Pendaflex File Folders, Letter Size, 8-1/2" x 11", Classic Manila, 1/3-Cut Tabs in Left, Right, Center Positions, 100 Per Box (65213) • Amazon Business $10.88 1 $10.88
Fox Run 6919 Gingham Bake Cups, Standard, 50 Cups, Red • Amazon Business $5.10 2 $10.20
Pacon Kraft Bags, 6”x3-5/8”x11”, White, 100 bags/pack, (72020) • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Paper Mate FlexGrip Ultra Recycled Ballpoint Retractable Pen, Ink, Medium, Pack of 12, Black (9530131) • Amazon Business $9.29 1 $9.29
AKOAK 20 Sheets 240 Pcs/Lot Square White HAND MADE Stickers Kraft Paper Sticker Labels DIY Handmade Envelopes Stickers and Gift Packaging Bake Decoration Seal Stickers • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Mini Clothespins, Mini Colored Natural Wooden Clothespins with Jute Twine, Multi-Function Clothespins Photo Paper Peg Pin Craft Clips, 200 Pcs, Mini Size 1.0 inch for Home Arts Crafts Decor by aHeemo • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Ultra Fine Point, Black, 12 Count • Amazon Business $6.13 1 $6.13
Ad-Tech Permanent Crafter's Tape, 0.31 by 315-Inch, 4 Per Package • Amazon Business $5.84 1 $5.84
Swingline SF1 Standard Staples (5,000 per box) • Amazon Business $4.04 1 $4.04

Materials cost

$366.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$402.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.96

Total project goal

$473.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$473.04

3 Donors

-$473.04

Donations toward project cost

-$402.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$70.96

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$0.00

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