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Ms. Penny Ramsey from Timpson TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Paint Our Way Through Basics

Help me give my students glitter, paint and cardstock for our classroom art projects.

  • $587 goal

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My Students

We are a STEM academy. We are only one of six STEM schools in the state of Texas. We are beginning our new journey of STEM based projects that will include math, science, engineering, technology, writing, and art.

We are so proud of this honor.

We want to help our students make great choices and to create awesome projects, but we are in need of supplies to create unique projects. My students love learning by doing. We love building with our hands.

My Project

In our Pre-K classroom, paint, glitter and cardstock are part of our basic materials. We are learning by hands on and making projects. We use a lot of cardstock, paint and glitter in our classroom. During art time and in our art center, students will be using the cardstock by cutting out shapes. This will work their fine motor skills and pre-writing skills. The glitter they will shake onto their shapes that they cut out. They will use the paint to paint pictures onto construction paper hung onto our art easel. We also will be using the paint to trace our names and letters. I will be using the glitter to make textured letters for the students to feel the letters as they trace them with their fingers. In our classroom, we use paint and glitter on a daily basis to help with fine motor skills as well. We will be using the different colors of cardstock to make art and STEM projects. Some of the activities we will be doing is making trees, hearts, rabbits and more with paint, glitter, cardstock, gems, wiggle eyes, noodles and more. We need the heavier paper to hold up to the weight of the items we will be using to make our pictures.

Please help us restock our basic materials in our art center.

My students love making art projects. Our art supplies are always going down. These materials are a basic supply for us in our classroom. Please help us restock our glitter, paint, and cardstock.

Ms. Penny Ramsey
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Domtar Bright White Cover Stock, LETTER-Size, 96 US Brightness, 67 lb., 8 1/2" x 11", 250 Sheets/Pack • $11.04 10 $110.40
Lux Cardstock 8.5 x 11 inch Silver Metallic 50/Pack • $16.57 4 $66.28
LUX Cardstock Paper, 60 Lbs., 8.5" x 11", Gold Metallic, 50/Box (81211-P-40-50) • $13.08 4 $52.32
Astrobrights Colored Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", 65 lb./176 gsm, Galaxy Gold, 250 Sheets/Pack (22771) • $20.39 2 $40.78
Astrobrights Colored Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", 65 lb./176 gsm, Blast-Off Blue, 250 Sheets/Pack (21911) • $18.69 2 $37.38
GLITTER DIAMOND DUST 16 OZ SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $7.38 3 $22.14
Astrobrights Colored Card Stock, 65 lbs., 8-1/2 x 11, Martian Green, 250 Sheets • $21.42 1 $21.42
Astrobrights Colored Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", 65 lb./176 gsm, Orbit Orange, 250 Sheets/Pack (22761) • $19.12 1 $19.12
Astrobrights Color Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", 65 lb./176 gsm, Lunar Blue, 250 Sheets/Pack (22721) • $16.99 1 $16.99
Astrobrights Colored Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", 65 lb./176 gsm, Plasma Pink, 250 Sheets/Pack (22119) • $16.82 1 $16.82
Astrobrights Color Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", 65 lb./176 gsm, Solar Yellow, 250 Sheets/Pack (22731) • $15.29 1 $15.29
Kaplan Kolors Washable Tempera Paint - Brown (1 Gallon) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.86 1 $11.86
Washable Tempera Paint - Turquoise (1 Gallon) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.86 1 $11.86
Kaplan Kolors Washable Tempera Paint - Orange (1 Gallon) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.86 1 $11.86

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