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Mrs. Caruso from Brooklyn NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Remote Learning: Basic Supplies for Arts and Crafts

Help me give my students basic essential tools to use for arts and crafts while engaging in Remote Learning.

  • $383 goal

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My Students

I am a third-grade teacher in a Brooklyn Title I classroom. My students love to learn and are eager to come to school every day. School this year is different as they all have opted in for Remote Learning. When they first enter third grade, they are nervous. It is very different from second grade. They are at the half way mark of elementary school and need to become more independent to prepare for the rest of their academics.

My students love to express themselves and effectively participate in class.

They are enthusiastic and full of energy. They are always ready to go on a new learning adventure. My goal is to give the the best learning experience and make it a memorable year.

My students have diverse backgrounds and range in academic ability from non-English to advanced learners and general education as well as special education students. My students are heterogeneously grouped. I believe the more engaged my students are, the better outcomes they will have.

My Project

My students are participating in fully remote instruction for this school year. They come to my Google Meets daily. They are very creative and eager to learn; however, they lack the basic supplies to complete arts and crafts. Also, it is difficult to share through Grid View on Google Meet if they are using their notebooks to hold up to the camera and share.

Wipe off boards will be used on a daily basis.

The students can draft their ideas and take chances knowing they can easily erase their work and make changes. This will help with sharing their work and holding it up to the camera for all of us to see. Also, it will give me the opportunity to do a quick check and give instant feedback.

Third graders learn best when using art to learn other content areas. Having access to art supplies encourages their creativity. These basic supplies will help the students complete follow up activities across content areas. For example, when concluding our unit of study of Africa, the students create Biome Mobiles. They design scenes to represent the different biomes across Africa. Art supplies are needed for many topics across the curriculum.

Mrs. Caruso
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 26 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Melissa & Doug Drawing Paper Pad Bundle (3 Pack) • Amazon Business $8.99 8 $71.92
Dry Erase Lap Boards Double-Sided for Classroom, Pack of 26, Magicfly 9 x 12 Inches Small Lap Board Portable Classroom Whiteboard with 32 Pens and 26 Erasers for Students, Kids • Amazon Business $45.99 1 $45.99
Crayola 758114552570 Broad Line Markers, Classic Colors 10 Each (Pack of 24), Case of 24 no, Count • Amazon Business $40.55 1 $40.55
Crayola Bulk Colored Pencils, Pre-sharpened, Back to School Supplies, 12 Assorted Colors, Pack of 24 • Amazon Business $40.49 1 $40.49
Neliblu Watercolor Paint Set for Kids - Bulk Set of 24 - Washable Paints in 12 Colors - Perfect for Home, School and Party- Paintbrush Included • Amazon Business $22.97 1 $22.97
Crayola Crayons 8 in a Box (Pack of 12) 96 Crayons Total • Amazon Business $10.08 2 $20.16
Brown Paper Bags with Handles Bulk 10x5x13 50 Pcs Paper Gift Bags, Gift Bags Bulk, Kraft Bags, Retail Bags, Paper Bag, Kraft Paper Bags, Brown Gift Bags with Handles Bulk • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
EXPO 86001 Low Odor Dry Erase Marker, Fine Point, Black (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $8.54 2 $17.08
24 Pack Dual Hole Pencil Sharpener Manual Pencil Sharpeners with Lid for School Home Office Using,ForTomorrow Assorted Bulk Hand Held Pencil Sharpener (24 Assorted Packs with Lid) • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95

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