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Ms. Olivia from Chicago IL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Preschool Basics

My students need basic materials for preschool like easel paper, Play-Doh, and sensory table toys.

  • $197 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I work in a wonderful school with a terrific team of teachers and staff. I am blessed to be working at a school with so much support. My classroom is home to 40 very eager and enthusiastic preschoolers. The majority of my students are low-income, bilingual learners. My students are my inspiration and they challenge me to open my mind every day. I owe it to them to provide them with nothing but the best. I hope to always be able to provide them with materials that will help inspire their hearts and minds.

My Project

Preschool students are always in need of some basic classroom materials like Play-Doh, easel paper and sensory table materials. We use these items almost everyday! Unfortunately, these items don't keep long because of germs and we are constantly having to replace them.

Your donation will help keep the magic of painting and sensory playing alive.

Play-Doh is a staple in our classroom because students with special needs use it as a sensory tool. My students are preparing for kindergarten use it to help form letters and numbers, and other students just want to have fun with it and form sculptures! The water beads are also a wonderful item to add to our sensory bin. My students love to paint just about everyday. We are always in need of easel paper for everyday painting and special art projects.

Please help us replenish these basic materials in our classroom to continue the learning in our classroom!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36-Pack Case of Colors (Amazon Exclusive), Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3-Ounce Cans • Amazon Business $22.00 2 $44.00
Melissa & Doug Easel Paper Pad • Amazon Business $18.62 2 $37.24
Melissa & Doug Easel Pad Bundle 50 Sheets 2-Pack • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Water Beads Pack (50000 beads) Rainbow Mix Jelly Water Growing Balls for Kids Tactile Sensory Toys, Vases, Plants, Wedding and Home Decoration • Amazon Business $12.95 2 $25.90

Materials cost

$135.12

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$167.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.50

Total project goal

$196.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$196.65

3 Donors

-$98.32

Donations toward project cost

-$83.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.75

match offer

-$98.33

Match offer toward project cost

-$83.58

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.75

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$0.00

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