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Mrs. Shannon from Chicago IL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Our Rainbow World

Help me give my students new art supplies for our first grade classroom.

  • $221 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a wonderful class. My students are very diverse and have various educational needs. They love to learn in our comfortable and flexible classroom environment.

My classroom is a truly inclusive classroom in which students with and without disabilities learn together.

I have the support of a paraprofessional and a special education teacher for part of the day. My students have an enormous range of academic abilities. Several of my special needs students need intensive support, while some of my general education students perform way above the expected first-grade level. I love this about my classroom. Each one of my students is unique in their own special way.

I also have students from various races and cultures. Some are English Language Learners. These students thrive in a comfortable learning environment. I have students who have ADHD and behavior modification plans as well as students who are independent learners and self-motivated​. It truly is a diverse group of happy, loving, and kind students!

My Project

I am asking for these art supplies to help replace the ones that were lost, due to smoke damage, in a fire at our school last year.

These new supplies will help my first graders develop their creativity while exploring various types of media.

My students will be able to experiment with oil pastels and watercolor paints to create projects, pictures and story illustrations. The boys and girls will be able to accent their art with glitter and pom poms. My class will be able to explore culturally based art projects using multicultural paper, as well as, brightly colored construction paper.

Mrs. Shannon
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 28 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Oil Pastels, Assorted Colors, 336/Box (52-4629) • Staples Advantage $39.99 1 $39.99
Sargent Art Non-toxic Watercolor Paint, 8/Pack (66-8000 ) • Staples Advantage $14.39 2 $28.78
Roselle Vibrant Construction Paper, Assorted, 12"H x 9"W, 500 Sheets • Staples Advantage $23.79 1 $23.79
Pepperell PMPZ1 Assorted Standard Pom-Poms, 750/Pack • Staples Advantage $15.79 1 $15.79
Pacon Multicultural Construction Paper, Assorted, 12"(H) x 9"(W), 50 Sheets • Staples Advantage $5.83 2 $11.66
Pacon Spectra Glitter, Multicolor, 16 oz. • Staples Advantage $8.89 1 $8.89
Tru-Ray 9"W x 12"L Construction Paper, Bright Assorted Colors, 50/Pack (102940) • Staples Advantage $2.02 4 $8.08
Pacon Cream Manila Drawing Paper, Economy Weight, 40 lb., 9"W x 12"H, 500 Sheets/Rm • Staples Advantage $7.50 1 $7.50
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Chisel Point, Assorted Colors, 8/Pack (38250) • Staples Advantage $5.64 1 $5.64
Sanford Mr. Sketch Chisel Tip Scented Watercolor Marker, Assorted Intergalactic (1938416) • Staples Advantage $4.69 1 $4.69

Materials cost

$154.81

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$187.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.02

Total project goal

$220.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$220.15

4 Donors

-$121.08

Donations toward project cost

-$102.92

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.16

match offer

-$99.07

Match offer toward project cost

-$84.21

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.86

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$0.00

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