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Ms. Karamoko from Detroit MI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Self Expressions!

Help me give my students drawing and writing tools to create and explore!

  • $713 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Having taught preschool in Detroit for more than twenty years, I've had the pleasure of servicing many families. The four and five-year-olds come eager to learn. Prepare them for Kindergarten and life learning, can be a daunting task. Therefore I know what students and their parents are experiencing. Yet today we are confronted with Social Distancing. Times have changed except the eager minds of those four and five-year-old students that have honored me with their presence in my classroom.

Preschool learning uses hands-on materials to engage eager learners.

They spend their day in a routine that is filled with writing, reading, painting drawing, singing, discussing, building, taking down, and buildings. However, now students are engaged through the Distance Learning Lessons. Your donations will help students continue in the learning styles that are developmentally appropriate for young learners.

My Project

Being able to tap into the thoughts and ideas of a preschooler, may only be presented through the student's creative drawings; their self-expressions. Research explains how learning occurs in many different ways. The crayons, paint sets, and pencils are school supplies that my students need will help them to show what they know through expressions of their creative genius.

Distance learning is Social Distancing in action.

Imagine that barrier broken down when our preschoolers are able to share with me and their classmates through the computer screen, their creative responses to questions asked. Your contributions to our project will help all types of learners learn.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
VX276Z Lakeshore 12Color Jumbo Crayons Set of 12 Student Packs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $58.99 2 $117.98
BS525Z Washable Watercolor Set Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.99 3 $98.97
TA5314 Watercolor Paper • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 4 $79.96
EE259 Tactile Letters Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 4 $67.96
EE258 Tactile Letters Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 4 $67.96
FG465X Classic Primary Composition Book Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.99 2 $57.98
TS108 Rainbow Scratch Paper • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 4 $39.96
MN6 Jumbo Pencils • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
TA2610 Red Baseline Ruled Newsprint Pre KKindergarten • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.79 1 $6.79

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