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Mrs. Burns from Methuen MA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning with Creativity

Help me give my students art tools to create, learn and explore.

  • $352 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from many different background and speak many different languages. Many of my students are from low income families and have had no prior school experience. All of my 24 students are eager to learn and to be engaged within the classroom. I love teaching kindergarten and watching the amount of growth in each one of my students. When a child realizes they can write and can read, it makes everything worth it. It is something that will last them a lifetime.

My Project

Mt kindergarten students love to create and explore new topics through creativity. Art projects provide an engaging way for students to show what they have learned and bring that topic to life.

Through art, they are able to create a concrete item to share about their new knowledge and to teach others.

We use art to create apples in science, a character from a story in reading, and a poinsettia in social studies as we explore traditions around the world.

Art creates meaning for many of my students and strengthens their understanding of a lesson.

My project is asking for materials to help make these art activities possible. We need paper to create, oil pastels to color, eyes to make our characters come to life, and paper fasteners to create moving pieces.

Mrs. Burns
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
Crayola Washable Tempera Paint, Assorted Colors, 12/Case • Quill.com $57.54 1 $57.54
Pacon Manila Tag Chart Paper, 24" x 36", 1 1/2" Ruling, 100 Sheets/Pk • Quill.com $43.51 1 $43.51
Binney & Smith Crayola Oil Pastels, Assorted Colors, 336/Ct • Quill.com $40.20 1 $40.20
Chenille Kraft Wiggle Eyes Stickers On A Roll, Black eyes • Quill.com $8.75 2 $17.50
Chenille Kraft Creativity Street CK340301 Multi Wiggle Eyes Stickers, 1000/Roll • Quill.com $11.47 1 $11.47
Trend Stinky Stickers Variety Pack, "Seasons and Holidays", 480/Pk • Quill.com $11.04 1 $11.04
Pacon Riverside Groundwood Construction Paper, Black, 18"(H) x 12"(W), 50 Sheets (RIV03631) • Quill.com $5.09 2 $10.18
Pacon Riverside Groundwood Construction Paper, White, 18"(H) x 12"(W), 50 Sheets (03613) • Quill.com $5.09 2 $10.18
Riverside Construction Paper, Holiday Red, 12x18", 50 Sheets • Quill.com $5.09 2 $10.18
SunWorks Smart-Stack Construction Paper, 12x18", Assorted, 11 Colors, 150 sheets • Quill.com $9.94 1 $9.94
Pacon Riverside Paper Construction Paper 9" x 12", Gray, 50 Sheets (103608) • Quill.com $2.54 3 $7.62
Charles Leonard Brass-Plated Paper Fasteners 3/4" Brass, 100/box (CHL3RBP) • Quill.com $3.48 2 $6.96
Riverside Groundwood Construction Paper, 12" x 18", Holiday Green, 25 Sheets • Quill.com $5.09 1 $5.09
Pacon Riverside Construction Paper 18" x 12", Dark Blue, 50 Sheets (103625) • Quill.com $5.09 1 $5.09
Pacon Riverside Construction Paper 18" x 12", Light Blue, 50 Sheets (103623) • Quill.com $5.09 1 $5.09
Pacon Construction Paper 12" x 18", Orange, 50 Sheets • Quill.com $5.09 1 $5.09
Pacon Construction Paper 12" x 18", Yellow, 50 Sheets • Quill.com $5.09 1 $5.09
Eureka Theme Sticker, Pencil Smiley Faces, 120/Pack • Quill.com $2.63 1 $2.63

Materials cost

$264.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$298.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.65

Total project goal

$351.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$351.02

67 Donors

-$326.67

Donations toward project cost

-$298.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.30

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$24.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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