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Ms. Overholt from Spartanburg SC is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Standards Come Alive by Creating Art Projects.

Help me give my students the supplies they need to make our standards come alive by creating art projects.

  • $424 goal

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My Students

I have a classroom of 20 students. My students are very diverse. A very high percentage of children in my school are from low-income families. This percentage is above 60%. My students have different hardships, but they do their best to succeed. While at school I try to create an engaging, fun, loving, and caring environment where students can learn through hands-on activities. My students also love learning the content taught by creating crafts. Allowing students to create different things to help them learn allows them to learn in a non-traditional way.

Students come to school always willing to do their best to succeed, and they love to discover the world around them.

I have wonderful students who are eager to learn and work hard. My students also learn with fun and engaging activities in every subject. I am proud of the determination and drive that my students show each day when they come into school.

My Project

I am asking for a variety of art supplies for my classroom. This year my class is made up of a bunch of visual learners. When creating art projects that relate to our 3rd grade standards my students grasped what they needed to learn. This is because when creating art it is hands-on, and they apply what they know to the task at hand. Students love to see what they are learning come to life.

My students come to school each day wanting to learn, but my students need these art supplies to make learning visual and fun.

The students this year will use the construction paper when creating multiplication Christmas trees, poetry snowflakes, brochures for an animal habitat, symmetrical Easter eggs, and more! The googly eyes will add a special touch to our creations. Paint will be used for posters created by students to use during presentations. With your help, I can make my classroom a space where students can work to create different things to help enhance learning.

Ms. Overholt
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 9-Inches by 12-Inches, 100-Count, Assorted (6504) • Amazon Business $7.18 6 $43.08
Crayola 53-0525-1 8 Pan Set Washable Watercolors, 12 Pack • Amazon Business $21.44 2 $42.88
AdirOffice File Organizer Classroom - Office - Home - Corrugated Cardboard (15 Slots, Black) • Amazon Business $41.00 1 $41.00
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 12" x 18", 100-Count, Turquoise (7708) • Amazon Business $15.96 2 $31.92
Kuuqa 700 Pieces Mixed Wiggle Googly Eyes Self Adhesive Googly Eyes DIY Scrapbooking Crafts (Assorted Sizes) • Amazon Business $6.99 4 $27.96
Acerich 600 Pcs Assorted Colors Pipe Cleaners DIY Art Craft Decorations Chenille Stems (6 mm x 12 Inch) • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Elmer’s Extra Strength School Glue Sticks, Washable, 6 Gram, 60 Count • Amazon Business $11.49 2 $22.98
School Smart Washable Tempera Paint, 1 Pint, Assorted Colors, Set of 12 • Amazon Business $19.05 1 $19.05
Crayola Construction Paper 9x12 Pad, 8 Classic Crayola Colors (96 Sheets) Classic Construction Paper for Art Projects, Great for Classrooms & School Projects • Amazon Business $2.46 6 $14.76
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 9" x 12", 100-Count, Lilac (7104) • Amazon Business $13.38 1 $13.38
US Art Supply 20 Piece Large Round and Large Flat Hog Bristle Children's Tempera Paint Brushes • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 9" x 12", 100-Count, Hot Pink (9104) • Amazon Business $9.10 1 $9.10

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