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Mrs. Parker Kelley from Indianapolis IN is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Make Our Learning Stick

Help me give my students fadeless paper, glue sticks, and colorful painter's tape.

  • $269 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are very special because they live in an urban neighborhood that has a ton of mobility. The students are from low poverty families and do not have a lot of experiences outside of their neighborhood. Our school is one of the oldest schools in our district but was remodeled and enlarged 6 years ago. We even have our playground on the roof as we have no green space around our school. We also participate in a fresh fruit and vegetable program at our school, with 100% of our students eligible for free textbooks, breakfast, and lunch. Our school has an after-school program that is extremely popular, run by a local church/nonprofit organization.

My Project

My students need to have glue sticks so that we can create different projects throughout the year. My students are very creative when they have access to materials. Having the colored painter's tape will help our students to be organized with their notebooks and the computer cart. I will also be able to use the painter's tape to create rectangles on our floor in the hallway for area and perimeter practice. Having the fadeless paper allows our learning to pop with color. We use the paper to create covers for projects, border our awesome work that we hang up on the bulletin board, and to create individual rulers for our measurement unit.

Having these materials help our scholars be creative on a daily basis.

They also have the opportunity to have hands-on learning during our measurement unit.

Mrs. Parker Kelley
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fadeless Art Paper, 50 lb., 12 x 18 Inches, Multiple Colors, 60 Sheets • Amazon Business $8.83 10 $88.30
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 60 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $14.87 4 $59.48
Colored Masking Painters Craft Tape Jumbo 11 Pack - Extra Long Premium Rolls - 1 Inch Wide, 60 Yards Long, Bright Colors. Great for Arts & Craft Projects, Fun for Kids & Adults - Washi Tape • Amazon Business $23.75 2 $47.50

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