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Mrs. Gormely from Springfield MA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let Preschool Creativity Flow!

Help me give my students hands-on art supplies such as markers, collage materials, and play dough tools to let their creativity flow in our new world of remote learning.

  • $653 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 4 and 5-year-old students are a part of a full-day preschool classroom. Most of the students I serve come from low-income families and benefit from fun, hands-on activities to stimulate their growth.

My students are thoughtful, creative, and full of potential to learn and grow!

The school district I work in is fully remote because of covid-19. It has been a challenge, as a teacher, to make sure my students have the hands-on materials they need in order to push their learning to the next level and prepare them for kindergarten. My students have a variety of disabilities that range from speech and language, cognitive, and fine or gross motor needs. It's amazing to see the progress and growth my students can achieve when given the right materials to stimulate their growth. They are truly inspirational!

My Project

These craft materials will enhance my students' creativity during remote learning. It is crucial that preschool students be provided with hands-on materials to enhance their development and skill levels. My students are all 4 or 5 years old and my job is to prepare them for kindergarten. Remote learning has been a challenge because they do not have access to being in a classroom setting and having materials at their fingertips.

By funding this project, my students will be given the gift of creativity as well as develop fine motor skills, two skills which are an important part of their development!

During these difficult times, I am trying to do all I can for my students to ensure they are successful learners. These art materials will greatly benefit my students by improving their development with fine motor, creativity, language, math, and literacy.

Please consider donating to our wonderful project. These art materials will significantly enrich my students' experiences in our new remote learning world.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 20 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ439 BestBuy Washable BroadTip Markers Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
BS525Z Washable Watercolor Set Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.99 2 $65.98
LA394 Dough Design Wheels • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 4 $51.96
LC658 Colored Feathers 3Ounce Bag • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 3 $32.97
RA188 Lakeshore Dough Cutters Bucket • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
TG640 Magic Craft Puffs Set of 1500 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DS348 Dough Rollers Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 2 $25.98
FG303 Fabric Collage Animals • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 2 $25.98
TA70AC Superbright Sulphite Construction Paper 9 x 12 Pack of 50 Sheets Assorted Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.29 10 $22.90
DD104 Write Wipe ThinLine Markers Set of 8 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.49 3 $22.47
LC367 Spangles Sequins 12Pound Jar • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 2 $21.98
LC2831 Flexible Foam Shapes • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 2 $21.98
AD576 Pony Beads • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 2 $19.98
BA8150 PomPoms Set of 300 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 2 $17.98
KW5851 Art Tissue Paper Pack of 100 Sheets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $13.99 1 $13.99
TT505Z Lakeshore Glue Stick Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 2 $9.98
HL125 Jumbo Colored Craft Sticks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 3 $8.97
VR359 Peel Stick Wiggly Eyes Set of 300 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
BA7112 Pipe Stems Set of 100 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.99 3 $5.97

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