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Mrs. Lafaix from Chico CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The Great Kapok Tree

Help me give my students the supplies to put on a play about the rain forest.

  • $533 goal

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My Students

My students are inquisitive and joyful learners. Our classroom is part of the Academics Plus program which promotes rigor and excellence in education. Our students come to us ready to be challenged and pushed to meet their potential. They have high expectations of themselves and their school.

My students love hands-on learning and working collaboratively.

As a teacher, I want to give them all the best opportunities to help them grow and excel. We love exploring science topics, reading enriching novels, and having fun while learning.

My Project

This year our class is focusing on conservation. We are going to be reading The Great Kapok Tree, and my students will then create a play focusing on the environment, the rain forest, and the important part they play in our lives.

This project will not only teach my students about the environment and important science standards but will also give them a chance to express themselves artistically.

My students will be writing their own parts about an animal, biome, or environmental issue. This is an incredible chance to let them see how the art in language arts can come alive.

Please help me give my students this chance to express themselves and learn about important science and environmental issues. The supplies will be used to create props, masks, and decorations for the play that they will write, produce, and star in. My students will benefit greatly from being able to undertake such an incredible task and will feel so proud and accomplished when it is done.

Mrs. Lafaix
Grades 3-5

This project will reach 24 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
20522-0009 - Crayola Watercolor Pencil Set - Assorted Colors, Set of 24 • Blick Art Materials $5.40 25 $135.00
21218-0109 - Crayola Classic Original Marker Set - Assorted Colors, Broad Tip, Set of 10 • Blick Art Materials $3.32 25 $83.00
00021-1009 - Prang Ready-To-Use Tempera Paint - Set of 12, assorted colors, Pints • Blick Art Materials $38.06 2 $76.12
11319-1021 - Pacon Card Stock - White, 8-1/2" x 11", Pkg of 100 • Blick Art Materials $9.93 2 $19.86
Hot Melt Glue Gun Kit Professional Industrial High Temperature Hot Glue Gun full size with Switch + 15 Glue Sticks Dual 60/100W Fast Heating DIY Crafts Decoration Jewelry Woodworking Glue Gun • Amazon Business $19.49 1 $19.49
DearHouse 12 Strands Artificial Ivy Leaf Plants Vine Hanging Garland Fake Foliage Flowers Home Kitchen Garden Office Wedding Wall Decor, 84 Feet, Green • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Byher Roll of Green Moss for Fairy Gardens Wedding Other Arts and Crafts (10x120cm (4" W x 48" L)) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
KUUQA 60 Pcs Tropical Party Decoration Supplies 8" Tropical Palm Monstera Leaves and Hibiscus Flowers, Simulation Leaf for Hawaiian Luau Party Jungle Beach Theme Table Decorations • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
11326-1003 - Lia Griffith Tissue Paper - Tropical Squeeze Frosted Tissue Paper, Pkg of 24 Sheets, 20" x 20" • Blick Art Materials $7.91 1 $7.91
11326-1002 - Lia Griffith Tissue Paper - Fresh Breeze Frosted Tissue, Pkg of 24 Sheets, 20" x 20" • Blick Art Materials $7.91 1 $7.91

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