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Mrs. J. from Charlotte NC is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Talk Multiculturalism!

The cost of various multicultural art supplies from Lakeshore Learning is $362, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $385 goal

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Greetings and thank you for taking the time to read my multicultural proposal. I am a pre-kindergarten teacher at an elementary school in Charlotte, NC. Most of the children attending this school come from low-income families. I have four and five year olds with more than half of them speaking a language other than English. I am fortunate to have such a diverse group of children and want to celebrate their differences as well as their similarities through art. One way I plan on doing this is by providing my students with a variety of materials that represent their skin tones instead of the typical black, white, and brown materials that I have now. The items include skin toned craft paper, colored pencils, crayons, and markers. I am also requesting Make-a-Face sheets and a people shapes project kit to use during our multicultural night at my school so children and parents can create a puppet together. Finally, another way we as a class can explore other cultures is by acting out plays using multicultural puppets. These puppets are great because they are dressed in the countries traditional outfits. Again I would like to thank you for taking the time to read my proposal, my students and I appreciate it.

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

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This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT190X - Let?s Talk! Multicultural Puppets S • Lakeshore Learning $49.50 1 $49.50
AW941 - Tabletop Storage Tub Center • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
GG350 - Washable People Colors? Liquid Tempera A • Lakeshore Learning $27.00 1 $27.00
LC170 - People Shapes? Project Kit • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
LC385 - People Colors? Jumbo Pencils • Lakeshore Learning $8.95 3 $26.85
RY928 - Make-A-Face Sheets • Lakeshore Learning $6.95 3 $20.85
LC363 - Jumbo People Colors? Crayons - Each Set • Lakeshore Learning $6.95 2 $13.90
LC383 - People Colors? Craft Paper • Lakeshore Learning $6.95 2 $13.90
LC227 - People Colors? Markers - Single Set of 1 • Lakeshore Learning $5.95 4 $23.80
LC169 - People Shapes? • Lakeshore Learning $5.95 3 $17.85

Materials cost

$248.55

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$315.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.30

Total project goal

$385.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$385.00

5 Donors

-$339.00

Donations toward project cost

-$315.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$46.06

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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