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Ms. Ruedel from San Gabriel CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Through The Creation Of Art!

My students need many art supplies such as paints, brushes, markers, chalk, construction paper and more in order to extend the lesson beyond the text book. These materials would greatly enhance the lesson being taught.

  • $817 goal

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My Students

As with many teachers, I teach a wide array of students, learning needs, learning styles, and family backgrounds. Art is an equalizer for all learners. I am able to give an art project to a student who is learning english and a student who is gifted, and both can show understanding.

I teach 100 5th grade students reading.

They attend a public school in California. I teach students who come from many backgrounds, so there are several languages spoken in my classroom. They are passionate learners and always looking for ways to learn beyond the text book.

My Project

These materials will greatly affect the way in which I am able to reach the needs of all students. Due to budget issues, many "extra" materials are the first to be eliminated. The materials I am asking for are water colors, brushes, colored pencils, yarn, and paper. These materials will change the dynamic of the learning and engage all students. Art, however, is a way to enrich all students' lives, get them involved and engaged in the lesson, and give them something material to hold on and bring home and reinforce the lesson.

This request will affect a large number of students at one time.

It will enhance learning and make the standards, that can be daunting, approachable and memorable. I would sincerely appreciate your support and consideration in making these supplies a reality for my instruction.

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

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
BRUSH SLIGHTLY IMPERFECT SET OF 42 • School Specialty Inc. $25.64 2 $51.28
PAINT CRAYOLA WTRCLR WASH OVAL SET OF 16 • School Specialty Inc. $3.79 30 $113.70
PENCIL CRAYOLA COLORED CLASSPACK OF 240 • School Specialty Inc. $36.09 3 $108.27
CHALK DRAWING PRANG AMBRITE ASST COLORS PACK OF 144 • School Specialty Inc. $27.45 1 $27.45
RULER WOOD 12'' 16THS/METRIC SET OF 36 • School Specialty Inc. $0.94 50 $47.00
YARN EARTHTONE ASSORTMENT • School Specialty Inc. $50.34 1 $50.34
CONST PPR 12X18 WHITE TRURAY 50 PER PACK • School Specialty Inc. $3.70 40 $148.00

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