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Mrs. Sheeder from Kansas City MO is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

School Supplies Allow for Creativity in the Classroom

My students need school supplies to be successful with their innovative projects.

  • $212 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are very sweet and hard-working. They come from homes that do not have much. Most of my students come from homes that have single mothers raising them. These single mothers usually work several part-time jobs to get by. Most of these students come to school at 6:30 a.m. in the before school program and stay until about 5:30 p.m. They have breakfast, lunch, and dinner at school. Even though these students have tough challenges in their lives, they still make the most of their day and put forth their best effort. They truly want to excel in school and in life. These students deserve to have all the opportunities that others have despite their daily challenges.

My Project

Most often my students have a difficult time finding funds to buy school supplies. The supplies in this project will allow for students to create openly. The students will cut construction paper to glue on their project to make it beautiful. They will use the markers/pencils and crayons to individualize their project.

These school supplies will allow for my students to use their individual creativity to create, design and build innovative inventions.

The students will use the notebooks to write about their thinking while creating. I will be designing interactive notebooks in reading, math and science with the supplies which will enhance student learning.

Mrs. Sheeder
Grades 3-5
  • Symington Elementary School
  • Kansas City, MO
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
CRAYONS CRAYOLA SET OF 96 HINGED TOP STD SIZE • School Specialty $7.09 4 $28.36
GLUE STICK ELMERS RESTICK SCHOOL GLUE PACK OF 30 • School Specialty $20.94 1 $20.94
PENCIL #2 PACK OF 144 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $17.81 1 $17.81
PENCIL COLORED 7'' 3.3M LEAD SET OF 144 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $14.18 1 $14.18
ART MARKER WASHABLE CHISEL TIP SET OF 8 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $1.75 6 $10.50
ART MARKER WASHABLE CHISEL TIP ST/16 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $4.75 2 $9.50
LEGAL PADS-ENVIROSHADES- RECYCL-ROARING SPRING-8-1/2 X 11 -40 SHT- 3-PACK • School Specialty $7.31 1 $7.31
CONST PPR 9X12 ASSORTED SUNWORKS PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $1.34 4 $5.36
ERASER VINYL SCHOOL SMART PACK OF 20 • School Specialty $2.39 2 $4.78
NAME PLATES POPPIN' PATTERNS STARS PACK OF 36 • School Specialty $4.75 1 $4.75
NAME PLATES POLKA DOTS PARTY PACK OF 36 • School Specialty $4.25 1 $4.25

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