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Mrs. S. from Miami FL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Get Creative through Art

My students need arts and crafts materials like dry erase boards and dry erase markers and bins to put the art materials in.

  • $426 goal

This project expired on February 14, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." Benjamin Franklin

I have 24 ESOL Kindergarten students.

My students live in a low socioeconomic community. This is a Title 1 school. For most of my students, this is the first time they come to school. My students have the drive and eagerness to learn how to read and write. It is very important that my students enjoy learning when they come to school. I want to give my students the opportunity to come to my class and have fun learning with arts and crafts. It will give them an opportunity to express themselves through creativity and originality.

My Project

Our school curriculum does not give us the time to include art as part of the curriculum, therefore, by incorporating art into reading and math my students will be able to learn these fundamental skills in a creative atmosphere. Help us be creative when presenting our ideas about what we read and draw. My students need craft supplies such as dry erase boards, dry erase markers, and bins to store all their art supplies. During writing workshop, my students can practice writing on the dry erase boards with the colorful dry erase markers to create stories and draw pictures to correlate with their writing. During center time, students are given the opportunity to express themselves through their writing and pictures. They are also able to share their writing and pictures with their classmates through collaborative conversation.

Please help fill my classroom with these wonderful supplies and allow my students the opportunity to be creative and work together in a group to share their many brilliant ideas with others.

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

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kensington Hi-Fi Headphones • Quill.com $13.76 6 $82.56
DD691 - CVC Word Work Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LA377 - Learn to Print Write & Wipe Board - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $38.50 1 $38.50
BX710X - Heavy-Duty Classroom Bins - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
MN6 - Jumbo Pencils • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
JJ466 - 3-Letter Word Building Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
JJ465 - 4-Letter Word Building Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
FK281 - Alphabet Photo Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
LL244 - Find-The-Match Alphabet Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
FK282 - Numbers Photo Floor Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
LL255 - Find-The-Match Simple Word Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
TT425 - Shapes Match-Ups • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
TT428 - Addition Match-Ups • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
TT426 - Patterning Match-Ups • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
DD103 - Write & Wipe Thin-Line Markers - 4-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$326.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$361.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.85

Total project goal

$425.68

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$425.68

2 Donors

-$106.49

Donations toward project cost

-$90.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.97

Matching donations from our partners

-$319.19

Match offers toward project cost

-$271.31

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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