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Ms. Gensler from New York NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Preschool Picassos

The cost of art supplies for preschoolers--including collage stickers, glue, colored sand, and tissue paper--is $314, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $347 goal

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I am currently working with eight preschoolers with special needs at the Mickey Mantle Public School, P811M. Through an interdisciplinary thematic approach to instruction, the preschool students are taught preschool-readiness skills. These include, but are not limited to, skills in the following disciplines: mathematics, literacy, science, social studies, social skills, music, and art. Research has demonstrated the importance of using a variety of modalities when teaching--such as a lesson geared to students who are visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learners--to engage students in the learning process through different senses simultaneously. According to Dr. Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences, there are many different forms of intelligence. Teachers should encourage their students to develop and refine their particular talents. As a special-education teacher, I try to increase the students' strengths to help facilitate their learning. While many of my students may struggle with traditional academic tasks, they enjoy participating in art activities. Consequently, I provide the students with a variety of art activities to help teach them their numbers, shapes, colors, letters, and more! Our young learners thank you in for helping them develop and refine their artistic skills while learning their preschool readiness skills!

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

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This project will reach 8 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Model Magic in Tub -- White • Childcraft, Inc. $21.99 1 $21.99
Elmer's Glue Pump • Childcraft, Inc. $19.99 1 $19.99
LC100 - Colored Sand • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
LA746 - Giant Washable Color Ink Pads Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
RA247 - Collage Boxes - Set of 15 • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
LA973 - Peel & Stick Picture Shapes • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
TT206 - Spin & Draw • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95
EV212 - Dot Art Painters • Lakeshore Learning $14.95 1 $14.95
TT249 - Collage Stickers • Lakeshore Learning $14.95 1 $14.95
Acrylic Rhinestones • Childcraft, Inc. $11.99 1 $11.99
Elmer's Washable School Glue -- Gallon • Childcraft, Inc. $9.99 1 $9.99
KW5851 - Art Tissue Paper - 100 Sheets • Lakeshore Learning $8.90 2 $17.80
Magic Nuudles • Childcraft, Inc. $7.95 2 $15.90
RA391 - Easy-Stick Glitter Shapes • Lakeshore Learning $5.95 1 $5.95
TT207 - Spin & Draw Paper • Lakeshore Learning $5.95 1 $5.95

Materials cost

$236.21

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$283.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$62.33

Total project goal

$346.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$346.26

1 Donor

-$326.52

Donations toward project cost

-$284.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.52

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.82

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$0.00

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