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Mrs. Mullins from Sandgap KY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Start with Art

Help me give my students markers, pencils, crayons, journals, wiggly eyes, paper, clay, and dough.

  • $557 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is an incredible group of twenty of the most amazing people I’ve ever been fortunate to see growing in their own way. These students are three and four years old. Students are KERA and Headstart eligible. We live in a small town with little diversity. I have seen children with a great interest in the arts, science, math, early literacy, and just simply cooperating in daily activities. It is a pleasure to see children in a happy place. It makes the environment a pleasant place to be in. It is exciting to go to work each day and see twenty smiling adventurous children excited for the day.

My Project

Your preschooler is having a blast finger-painting with a mix of colors. Trying to be encouraging, you ask her, "What are you making?" and she shrugs. Until you mentioned it, she hadn't given it any thought. Little kids are masters of the moment -- they love the way it feels when they smear paint on paper, how it looks when they sprinkle glitter, and even the soft sound a brush makes as it crosses the page. We are teaching the process, not the product in preschool. Unlike older kids and adults, most toddlers and preschoolers aren't self-conscious about what they're doing or focused on creating a finished product. That can be hard for parents to accept, we need to teach parents as well. But letting go -- and allowing kids to enjoy the process of creation -- can reap big rewards. Children will be better off in the long run if they're allowed just to be in the moment and express themselves. These art materials will help children be successful.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
COMBO CLASSPACK CRAYON AND MARKER CRAYOLA SET OF 256 • School Specialty $67.23 1 $67.23
CRAYOLA MY FIRST CRAYON AND CLASSIC MARKER CLASSPACK SET OF 128 • School Specialty $55.16 1 $55.16
PAPER PRIMARY JOURNAL 8.5X11 IN 96 PG 3/4 IN RULED • School Specialty $2.26 20 $45.20
DOUGH CRAYOLA MODEL MAGIC WHITE 1 OZ PACK OF 75 • School Specialty $37.55 1 $37.55
DOUGH CRAYOLA MODEL MAGIC ASST COLORS 1 OZ SET OF 75 • School Specialty $37.55 1 $37.55
PENCILS COLORED CRAYOLA CLASSPACK SET OF 240 • School Specialty $32.94 1 $32.94
MARKERS WASHABLE MULTICULTURAL CLASSPACK SET OF 80 • School Specialty $29.60 1 $29.60
CONST PPR 9X12 ASSORTED SUNWORKS PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $1.41 10 $14.10
CONST PPR 9X12 WHITE SUNWORKS PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $1.41 10 $14.10
STICKERS WIGGLE EYE BLACK • School Specialty $5.74 2 $11.48
DOUGH CRAYOLA 3LB ORANGE • School Specialty $8.80 1 $8.80
DOUGH CRAYOLA 3LB BLUE • School Specialty $8.80 1 $8.80
DOUGH CRAYOLA 3LB PURPLE • School Specialty $8.80 1 $8.80
DOUGH CRAYOLA 3LB RED • School Specialty $8.80 1 $8.80
DOUGH CRAYOLA 3LB YELLOW • School Specialty $8.80 1 $8.80
DOUGH CRAYOLA GREEN 3 LB • School Specialty $8.80 1 $8.80

Materials cost

$397.71

Vendor shipping charges

$39.77

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$473.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.55

Total project goal

$557.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$557.00

9 Donors

-$270.00

Donations toward project cost

-$244.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.50

match offer

-$269.35

Match offer toward project cost

-$228.95

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.40

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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