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

Sand Art and Assorted Puppets to Help Explore Creativity

My students need sand art, masks, puppets and other assorted materials to promote creativity and help develop problem-solving abilities.

  • $301 goal

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My Students

My students are culturally and academically diverse. We, as a class, work as a community. We celebrate differences and cultures. We share ideas and traditions of other cultures. We work together to succeed socially, emotionally, and academically.

Many of my students are English language learners and work really hard to achieve their individual goals.

Many of my students' families do not speak English. My school works hard for our students to succeed and prepare them for college. My school also works with parents to help their children succeed in life and education.

My Project

Art gives students critical sensory input. It is a form of creativity. Students will used the different art materials: paint, sand and assorted puppets to create their own art work that will correlate with literacy. Students often communicate more easily with puppets, giving them confidence to express their ideas and feelings

Specialists say that art is valuable because it allows children to to deal with scary or confusing emotions in a safe way.

We will also create art projects involving math, and during different cultural holidays through out the year. On Fridays, students participate in enrichment to explore their creativity.

Mrs. Rackauskas
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Creative Kids Glow in the Dark Sand Art Craft Kit! Make 6 Different Projects! Peace Sign, Star, Butterfly, Twisty Tube, Flower and Ducky! • Amazon Business $18.00 8 $144.00
Creativity for Kids My First Sock Puppets • Amazon Business $18.00 1 $18.00
Creativity Street Die Cut Mardi Gras Paper Masks, Assorted Designs, 24 Pack (AC4651) • Amazon Business $8.28 2 $16.56
Perfect Stix Paper Plate 9-300 Paper Plates White, 9" (Pack of 300) • Amazon Business $15.50 1 $15.50
ALEX Toys Little Hands Paper Bag Puppets • Amazon Business $12.00 1 $12.00
Mandala Crafts Menu Mask Badge Sign Hanging Elastic Barbed Cord Loop Band with Metal Barbs (9 Inches 50 Loops, White) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Artlicious - Rectangular Paint Tray Palettes Cups - Best for Acrylic, Oil, Watercolor Paints & Paint Brushes (12 Pack) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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