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Ms. Ray from Kalamazoo MI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Little Artists

My students need a drying rack, tape dispenser with refill tape, new paint brushes, and BINGO dot markers to use in the art area!

  • $423 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is made up of 18 students from diverse backgrounds which is located in a community center in our area. We serve low-income families and students with special needs in order to improve their educational experience. We also work with the families as a whole to improve each student's health and wellness. Our students' goal is to be ready for Kindergarten and become members of a successful classroom community. We love to love to dance, sing, and play outside. We are having a great school year!

My Project

The children in our class love to be in the art area! We have never had such an artistic group of kids! The art table is full everyday and the drying rack is always over-flowing. We have also discovered this year that they really enjoy using our scotch tape! As you can imagine, our paint brushes, BINGO dot markers, and drying rack have taken a beating. You can only imagine how much scotch tape we have gone through, as well!

We would really enjoy a new, sturdy drying rack, paint brushes, dot markers, and a tape dispenser to make our art area fresh and fun again!

We love that the children are so independent in the art area, and want them to continue to be so! The tape dispenser is kid-friendly and will allow them to use the tape without the adults helping them. What kid wouldn't love brightly colored tape to use on their art project?

Our drying rack is on it's last leg. It has taken a beating over the years, and after so many times of re tightening the screws, it is hardly standing! We would love a solid, drying rack that the children will be able to put their own work on without worrying that it will stick to other's papers! We would really enjoy some of these new items and they would definitely be put to use right away!

Ms. Ray
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC651 - Lakeshore Double-Space Drying Rack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $139.00 1 $139.00
LM923 - Super-Safe Craft Tape Center - 1" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
EV212 - Regular Dot Art Painters - 6-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 3 $44.97
SD743 - Craft Tape Pack - 1" Pastel Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
SD742 - Craft Tape Pack - 1" Bright Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
BA918 - All-Purpose Paintbrush Assortment - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$323.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.86

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$358.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.32

Total project goal

$422.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$422.11

8 Donors

-$210.00

Donations toward project cost

-$179.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.60

match offer

-$211.05

Match offer toward project cost

-$179.39

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.66

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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