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Ms. Matsuoka from Honolulu HI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Off to a Great Start!

My students need the necessary class materials to enhance their learning, and beautify their work. Colored pencils, and decorated duct tape will attract the attention of the incoming kindergarteners!

  • $552 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to me every day with eager hearts ready to learn, and embrace the many opportunities offered at our school. Their excitement and zest for knowledge motivate me, and perpetuate my desire to better myself as a teacher. Coming from homes with limited resources, my students are grateful and amazed by every project, and opportunity they are given in school. As a teacher, I want to make every experience a joy for my students, and I want nothing more than to instill wonder, and curiosity in their ever growing minds.

They are thinkers, dreamers, and the future of our society.

I believe in their abilities and want their imaginations to be limitless. As a lower elementary special education teacher, I want my students to move on from my classroom with self confidence, caring hearts for all people, and a never-ending thirst for knowledge and learning.

My Project

Kindergarten, oh my! We will be having a handful of incoming kindergarteners next year in our special education resource classroom. They are already excited and geared up to transition to their new setting! I have wonderful activities prepared for them! We will be integrating art into the language arts and math curriculum. Learning is not as much fun without having pops of color throughout the day.

Pop, pop, pop!

The plentiful colored pencils, and markers will be utilized for creative math story problems, and vivid journal entries. I believe kids need a variety of opportunities to express their creativity. As the kindergarteners become more comfortable in their environment, I hope to create another project for paint exploration, and other avenues of art techniques, as well!

Ms. Matsuoka
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola 462 Ct Colored Pencil Classpack ,14 Assorted Colors (68-8462) • Amazon Business $55.67 1 $55.67
Crayola Broad Line Markers Bulk, 256 Count Classpack • Amazon Business $40.11 1 $40.11
Crayola 200 Ct Fine Line Markers, 10 Assorted Colors (58-8210) • Amazon Business $36.63 1 $36.63
Aller-Ease Cotton Hypoallergenic Allergy Protection Body Pillow, 20" x 54" • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
Blue Whale Stuffed Animal | 23.5'' Big Fish Plush Toy | Neat Soft Whale Body Pillow | Easter Toy & Gifts • Amazon Business $31.99 1 $31.99
Scotch Masking Tape for Hard-to-Stick Surfaces, 2060-24A, 1-Inch by 60-Yards, 1 Roll • Amazon Business $4.49 5 $22.45
Sweet Jojo Designs Blue and Green Modern Dinosaur/Grey Chevron Prehistoric Print Full Length Double Zippered Body Pillow Case Cover • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Sweet Jojo Designs Black and White Fox Full Length Double Zippered Body Pillow Case Cover • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
AmazonBasics Ni-MH AA & AAA Battery Charger With USB Port • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Bazic Products 12 Inch Jeweltones Color Rulers - 24 Colored Rulers • Amazon Business $12.42 1 $12.42
AmazonBasics AA Rechargeable Batteries (8-Pack) Pre-charged - Packaging May Vary • Amazon Business $12.13 1 $12.13
Scotch Sure Start Packaging Tape, 1.88 Inches x 900 Inches, 1 1/2 inch core, 6 Rolls per Pack , Smooth and Quiet Unwind, Works on all Boxes Including Recycled Boxes, (DP-1000RF6) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Crisp Lemon and Fresh Scent - 3 Pack - 75 Each (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Design Duct Tape 48mm x 16 Feet - Kids Fun Extra Strong Printed Arts & Crafts Multi Pack - By Playlearn (Animal Designs) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Design Duct Tape 48mm x 16 Feet - Kids Fun Extra Strong Printed Arts & Crafts Multi Pack - By Playlearn (Cheerful Pink) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13872) • Amazon Business $9.96 1 $9.96
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
AmazonBasics Wood-cased Pencils - #2 HB - Box of 144 • Amazon Business $8.67 1 $8.67
Duck Brand 283227 Printed Duct Tape, Rubber Duckies, 1.88 Inches x 10 Yards, Single Roll • Amazon Business $8.25 1 $8.25
EXPO Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Black, 12-Count • Amazon Business $6.62 1 $6.62
Tombow Mono Black 5-Pack, Small Eraser (57327) • Amazon Business $6.06 1 $6.06
Duck Brand 284081 Licensed Duct Tape, Minions, 1.88 Inches x 10 Yards, Single Roll • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Duck Brand 284169 Printed Duct Tape, Whale of a Time, 1.88 Inches x 10 Yards, Single Roll • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
Paper Mate Arrowhead Pink Pearl Cap Erasers, 144 Count • Amazon Business $5.03 1 $5.03

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