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Mrs. Smith from Essex MO is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pre-Schoolers Can Create, Too!!

Help me give my students Do-A-Dot Markers and Blick Tempera Cakes and of course, glue sticks because preschoolers can always use more glue sticks.

  • $164 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students can be described as fun, loving, creative, and family. Each student strives to do the best they can with what life has given them. I would like to provide more for them with your help. We are a small rural school with most of our students coming from a high poverty area.

I would like to open up the world of art to my students by providing supplies that they would not normally have the chance to use.

The world of art is the answer for many that do not do well academically. Preschoolers are fun, love to learn and create with almost nothing. The ability to provide media that they would not normally be able to have with a regular school budget is exciting not only to me but to them also!

My Project

Imagine that you are four years old and just beginning your school career as a preschooler! Now, you enter the art room for the first time and your teacher hands you paint and tells you to paint a picture. Oh, boy, we are having fun!! The only problem is you have never painted anything before and your hands can't seem to control the paintbrush and you cannot get the paint to go where you want it to go. Your first art experience with paint may not go as well as you expected.

With Do-A-Dot Markers and Blick Tempera Paint preschoolers can create beautiful pieces of art and the paint goes where they are wanting it to go!

Amazing how with the right products a child's work can become the masterpiece that they and their teacher imagined. As a teacher I have found the first years of experience may determine how the rest of a child's school career may continue. Give a child the right materials and they can create anything!

Mrs. Smith
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
67104-1025 - Do-a-Dot Art Markers • Blick Art Materials $52.79 1 $52.79
00001-1019 - Blick Tempera Cakes - Set of 9 cakes • Blick Art Materials $7.67 4 $30.68
23810-1056 - Elmers Washable School Glue Sticks - .56 oz, Gel, Twin Pack • Blick Art Materials $2.36 10 $23.60

Materials cost

$107.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$138.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.47

Total project goal

$163.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$163.15

4 Donors

-$82.00

Donations toward project cost

-$69.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.30

match offer

-$81.15

Match offer toward project cost

-$68.98

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.17

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$0.00

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