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Mrs. Y. from Philadelphia PA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Second Graders Are Future Pulitzer Prize Winners!

My students need supplies to make books for their classroom library. They need crayons in order to create vibrant illustrations.

  • $429 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember opening up a new box of crayons when it was time to do an art project? Well, unfortunately, my students are budding authors and they have no art supplies to complete illustrations for their books. Most students are sharing broken and worn down crayons.

My students are second graders who have been exposed to award winning authors as Ezra Keats and Jamie Lee Curtis.

They are learning to read and know how important illustrations are to a story. I want my students to have the satisfaction of becoming a published author by providing materials for them to write their own book! The finished project for my students would be a great accomplishment for many and would boost their self esteem and perhaps motivate them to strive to reach their full potential as future award winning authors. The zigzag books are easy to assemble and my students will see immediate results in their finished books.

My Project

My students would use these materials to write finished drafts of stories that they have completed in our writing program. My students have been exposed to many authors and most of my students have aspired to become authors themselves. Just seeing their work on display in our classroom library would be motivation for my struggling writers to get those pencils moving! The finished books will become part of the classroom library for future students to be inspired to become published authors and illustrators.

Donating to my project will encourage a student to possibly become an award winning author and illustrator.

My students have vivid imaginations and because they are young, the sky is the limit! By incorporating the love of reading AND writing in my classroom, I believe that I DO have a Pulitzer Prize winner sitting in my classroom! All they need is encouragement and art supplies!

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

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CRAYOLA REG CRAYON/832 CT 64 COLORS • Blick Art Materials $51.21 2 $102.42
MINI ACCORDIAN BOOK/72/CT CLASSPACK • Blick Art Materials $32.97 2 $65.94
CRAYOLA REG CRAYON/120/SET TUCK BOX • Blick Art Materials $10.49 6 $62.94
CRAYOLA DOODLE PAD/9INX12IN 60/SHT • Blick Art Materials $1.99 26 $51.74
CRAYOLA WSH MARKERS/CLSSC BROAD SET12 • Blick Art Materials $5.22 5 $26.10
EDGE PUNCH/DP EDGE LEAVES/BRNCH • Blick Art Materials $16.82 1 $16.82
CRAYOLA REG CRAYON/MULTICULT BX/8 • Blick Art Materials $0.70 5 $3.50

Materials cost

$329.46

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$364.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.31

Total project goal

$428.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$428.71

6 Donors

-$408.71

Donations toward project cost

-$347.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.31

match offer

-$20.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$17.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.00

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$0.00

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