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Ms. Bastarache from Kansas City MO is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

SPED Art Supplies

My students need to have a container of art supplies in the art classroom to help them with motor skills, cognitive skills, and emotional growth that isn't otherwise available to them with the art budget.

  • $627 goal

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My Students

I am a second year teacher who teaches a Functional low-incidence classroom at a Title 1 school in Kansas City Missouri. The classroom is made of 10 students with a range of different disabilities. The disabilities can range from Intellectual disability, Autism, Epilepsy, and Down Syndrome. These students come from different backgrounds and a lot of them qualify for free and reduced lunch.

Our goal is to teach the students life skills that will prepare them to be as independent and successful as possible after high school.

Some students are working to get a job in the high competitive setting (for example, a grocery store) while others will be working at workshops with more supervision. All these students have different goals in mind and could benefit from materials that can help them achieve their goals.

My Project

Our students are in an inclusion art setting that follows a block schedule. 90 minutes is a long time to keep students focused. In response to a visit from a special education expert, it was communicated to us that having a set of materials to use as free exploration would help. Students would complete their initial assignment, but as fast workers, they would then have access to the box of materials to further help with gross motor skills, in addition to cognitive development and emotional growth.

We have included materials that allow for students to explore a variety of mediums; including drawing, printmaking, sculpture and painting.

We need materials that are inaccessible in the art room because of high cost for the art teacher. Those include tempera cakes, print blocks, broad tip markers, tracing templates and mask forms. Thank you for supporting the SPED students at Oak Park High School.

Ms. Bastarache
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 10 students.

17 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
21218-1109-Crayola Classic Original Marker Set - Assorted Colors, Broad Tip, Set of 256 • Blick Art Materials $73.61 1 $73.61
55305-1006-Litebox - 12" x 16" • Blick Art Materials $73.55 1 $73.55
05891-1069-Royal Langnickel Clear Choice Brush Set - Golden Taklon, Flat, Set of 60, Long Handle • Blick Art Materials $42.23 1 $42.23
00054-1099-Tempera Cakes in Tray - Set of 9 • Blick Art Materials $10.98 3 $32.94
11420-1006-Blick Economy Construction Paper - 12" x 18", Assorted, 50 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $2.70 10 $27.00
00336-1009-Yarka Semi Moist Watercolor Pans - Assorted Colors, Set of 10 • Blick Art Materials $5.30 5 $26.50
23828-0009-Crayola Glue Sticks - .88 oz, Pkg of 12 • Blick Art Materials $13.04 2 $26.08
33208-1102-Sculpture House Roma Plastilina Modeling Clay - 2 lb, White, Medium • Blick Art Materials $12.58 2 $25.16
40401-1001-Soft-Kut Printing Block - 4" x 6" • Blick Art Materials $1.52 15 $22.80
60923-8002-Creativity Street Craft Stems - 4 mm x 12", Pkg of 100, Brown • Blick Art Materials $1.65 10 $16.50
67809-1008-Crayola Jumbo Crayons - Set of 8 • Blick Art Materials $3.14 5 $15.70
03326-1010-Sargent No-Spill Paint Cup Set - Set of 10 • Blick Art Materials $7.53 2 $15.06
14904-0009-Scratch-Art 3D-O'' Pack - Pkg of 100 • Blick Art Materials $2.48 5 $12.40
61404-1010-Creativity Street Maribou Feathers - Assorted Bright Hues, 14 g • Blick Art Materials $2.11 5 $10.55
61130-1001-Roylco African Masks - Blank Masks, 11" x 15", Pkg of 20 • Blick Art Materials $9.48 1 $9.48
55475-1008-Westcott C-Thru Circle Template - Large Circles • Blick Art Materials $4.68 2 $9.36
60401-1001-Creativity Street Craft Sticks - Box of 1000, Natural • Blick Art Materials $7.90 1 $7.90
61495-1001-Craft Button Assortment - Assorted Colors, Sizes, and Styles, 1 lb • Blick Art Materials $4.20 1 $4.20

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