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Ms. Sharon from Monroeville PA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

More Than Skin

Help me give my students multicultural clothing, crayons, books, paints, and play foods.

  • $594 goal

This project expired on September 21, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students love being active and learning from hands-on experiences. They are excited when there is something new to explore in our classroom. The majority come from low-income homes. We are a very diverse classroom. Our families range in different occupations, differences in skills and abilities, personality traits, and value and attitudes. I have 18 children age range 3 to 5 year olds.

Through a variety of hands-on experiences, my young students develop motor skills, early writing skills, and explore different ways to express their own thoughts and emotions.

My Project

In my classroom, we celebrate diversity with books for little learners! Our theme, “Children Around The World,” every person is different and unique in their own way that’s unique. It’s up to us to teach students at this young age about embracing culture, diversity, and differences.

We will incorporate reading into our daily routine and have visitors come in to read to them.

By reading stories that discuss skin shades, cultures, clothes, and different foods from around the world they gain exposure to these topics. By embracing others’ cultures, genders, race, and abilities, we foster acceptance and help students develop empathy, an open mind, and love for one another.

Along with reading to them, we need to incorporate diversity in their play like in art, multicultural crayons, markers, construction paper, and passport stampers. In the ​block area, some architectural blocks and multicultural play foods and clothing in the dramatic play. These items are needed to extend our theme Children Around The World.

Ms. Sharon
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC355X - Lakeshore Multicultural Clothing Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
RA131 - Differing Abilities Paperback Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $89.50 1 $89.50
LM366 - Best-Buy Multicultural Play Food Assortment • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Crayola(r) Multicultural Markers Classpack (80 count, 8 colors) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $37.76 1 $37.76
BK196 - The Colors of Us Hardcover Book • Lakeshore Learning Materials $18.99 1 $18.99
Kaplan Kolors Washable Multicultural Paint - Set of 8 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.96 1 $17.96
Multicultural Colored Pencils (96 pencils) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.06 1 $17.06
EE613 - Character Kids Save the Day! Hardcover Book • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
Self-Calming Cards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.66 1 $11.66
Multicultural World Construction Paper 12" x 18" (50 Sheets) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $5.36 1 $5.36
Multicultural World Construction Paper 9" x 12" (50 Sheets) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $2.66 2 $5.32

Materials cost

$467.59

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$504.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.05

Total project goal

$593.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$593.65

1 Donor

-$297.00

Donations toward project cost

-$252.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.55

match offer

-$296.65

Match offer toward project cost

-$252.15

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.50

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$0.00

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