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  • $319 goal

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Mrs. Kelly
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Little Rembrandts from the Big Apple

My students need paint, paper and several other art materials for our pre-kindergarten classroom.

My Students

Children love to paint, draw and create beautiful works of art. The problem is we keep running out of materials because art is an extremely important part of an early childhood program.

The children I teach are all between the ages of three and five.

They are curious, fun loving, energetic, silly, loving and creative little people. The students come from low income families; all of the children receive free lunch. The children come from culturally diverse backgrounds and many come from homes where English is spoken as a second language. I am always seeking ways to inspire my young students and give them opportunities to express themselves. My goal is to present as many different disciplines as I can into my classroom. That is why I am turning to you.

My Project

I am in need of art materials for my young children to create great designs, drawings, paintings and craft projects. I want to make sure I have the mediums to give my young students an amazing year. I would even have enough supplies for next year's class as well. I am requesting paint, craft hair, dough, paint pots, paper, and various other materials for different projects throughout the year. I would love to have the materials in order to peak my students curiosity about exploring the world around them. They would be free to use their imagination and the inner artistic ability that does exist in every child would come to fruition. Please make this artistic journey possible. I absolutely love to see the sense of accomplishment and joy when a young child completes a project. They are so proud! Your donation would enable my young students to create wonderful works of art.

Children need to explore sensory materials as it strengthens their fine motor skills.

Their artwork also gives them confidence as it reflects their experiences and ideas. An education in the arts also ensures an enriched cultural opportunity, stronger analytical skills and higher achievement in other subject areas. They will learn to design, invent and problem solve. Lastly, these materials will help reinforce the skills taught in the classroom. Thank you for reading this proposal.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH140 - Paint & Play Ponies • Lakeshore Learning $19.99 3 $59.97
AA765 - Collage Pots - Set of 15 • Lakeshore Learning $19.99 2 $39.98
TD271 - White Tagboard - 9" x 12" • Lakeshore Learning $4.99 1 $4.99
HH476 - Lakeshore Paint Pot Tray - Each • Lakeshore Learning $5.99 1 $5.99
LA716 - Hair-Colors Crinkle Strips • Lakeshore Learning $9.99 1 $9.99
FG107 - Design & Draw Animal Shapes • Lakeshore Learning $6.99 2 $13.98
AX9 - Lakeshore Dough - Pink • Lakeshore Learning $8.99 1 $8.99
PX2128TQ - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera - 1 Gallon - Turquoise • Lakeshore Learning $13.99 1 $13.99
PX2128GR - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera - 1 Gallon - Green • Lakeshore Learning $13.99 1 $13.99
PX2128RG - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera - 1 Gallon - Orange • Lakeshore Learning $13.99 1 $13.99
HH791 - 24" x 48" Rectangular Table Cover • Lakeshore Learning $16.99 3 $50.97

Materials cost

$236.83

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$270.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.71

Total project goal

$318.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$318.09

1 Donor

-$318.09

Donations toward project cost

-$270.38

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 18 students.

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