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Mrs. Graham from Georgetown DE is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math Can Be Beautiful!

Help me give my students hands-on opportunities to incorporate art with math through beads, ribbon, construction paper, and more!

  • $178 goal

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My Students

This upcoming year I’m embarking on a new adventure! I’m moving to a school that provides services to students and individuals (preschool - age 21) with severe cognitive and physical impairments. This school services individual with severe disabilities within the district and other local districts that exhibit a need for highly specialized educational support for individual students. I couldn't be more excited to begin this new adventure.

These students work so hard, despite the many challenges they face because of disabilities, disrupted home lives, being homeless or in danger of homelessness, and living in poverty.

Our classroom will truly be like their home away from home. In our classroom,​ we will be a family, and everyone will work to do their best and to be their best every day.

My Project

Since having my new crop of kids for a month now I have learned so much about them and how they learn best. One thing I have learned is that’s they truly love art! I am working hard every week to incorporate as many art projects into our math lessons as possible but I need more supplies! Beads and ribbon will allow us to create pattern bracelets and necklaces. We’re going to create a money mobile with the ribbon, crayons, and construction paper to help learn coin names and values. Sensory items like sand, sequins, and water beads are fun items to hide coins in while students hunt for them then identify what they find. Finally, laminating pouches will allow me to create visually appealing financial literacy games for hands on fun learning experiences during math groups. All of these items will be utilized to help students learn all about coins and money to become more financially literate individuals!

Mrs. Graham
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4 -Inches, 3 mil thick, 100-Pack (TP3854-100) • Amazon Business $10.45 1 $10.45
Fun Express Assorted Curling Ribbon Rolls - 60 Feet Per Roll - 12 Rolls • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
JUST 4 FUN 2 Dozen (24) Mini Plastic TROPICAL FISH Figures 1.5" TOYS Birthday PARTY FAVORS Prizes SEA LIFE Fish SEALIFE - CUPCAKE Toppers Teacher Rewards • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
5mm Mix 15 Colors Rainbow Cup Sequin for Wedding Decoration (1box/lot) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Be Good Company Natural Sand (Refill Pack) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Patriotic Red White Blue Mix Plastic Craft Pony Beads, 6x9mm, 500 Beads • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Crayola Washable Crayons 16-pk. • Amazon Business $3.49 2 $6.98
Kleenex Everyday Facial Tissues, 160 Tissues per Flat Box, 4 Pack • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
12 Pack Combo Sooper Beads Decoration Vase Filler - Water Beads Gel - 12 Colors - 5 grams per pack make over a quart per pack - Wedding Decoration Vase Filler - Furniture Decorative Vase Filler - ALMOST 3 GALLONS of BEADS TOTAL • Amazon Business $5.97 1 $5.97
Duck Brand 394468 All-Purpose Duct Tape, 1.88 Inches by 45 Yards, Silver, Single Roll • Amazon Business $5.17 1 $5.17
Offray 542996 Tri-Stripe Craft Ribbon, 3/8-Inch Wide by 10-Yard Spool, Royal • Amazon Business $4.66 1 $4.66
Pony Beads Multi Color 9mm 1000 Pcs in Bag • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Mosser Lee ML1122 Pearl Stone Soil Cover, 5 lb. • Amazon Business $2.95 1 $2.95
Nopro Plastic Funnel, Set of 3 • Amazon Business $2.77 1 $2.77
11406-5083-Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - 9" x 12", Sky Blue, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $2.04 1 $2.04
11406-4583-Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - 9" x 12", Pumpkin, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $2.04 1 $2.04
11406-8233-Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper - 9" x 12", Tan, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $2.04 1 $2.04
11400-2603-Pacon Riverside 3D Construction Paper - 9" x 12", Slate Gray, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $1.37 1 $1.37
11400-2003-Pacon Riverside 3D Construction Paper - 9" x 12", Black, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $1.37 1 $1.37
11400-8003-Pacon Riverside 3D Construction Paper - 9" x 12", Brown, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $1.37 1 $1.37
11400-7093-Pacon Riverside 3D Construction Paper - 9" x 12", Holiday Green, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $1.37 1 $1.37
11400-1023-Pacon Riverside 3D Construction Paper - 9" x 12", White, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $1.37 1 $1.37
11400-7013-Pacon Riverside 3D Construction Paper - 9" x 12", Green, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $1.37 1 $1.37
11400-8033-Pacon Riverside 3D Construction Paper - 9" x 12", Dark Brown, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $1.37 1 $1.37
11400-3053-Pacon Riverside 3D Construction Paper - 9" x 12", Magenta, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $1.37 1 $1.37

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