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Ms. Wong from Bronx NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Unlock The Creative Mind And First Graders Unwind!

The cost of various art supplies from Oriental Trading Company is $376, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $390 goal

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I am a fourth year reading recovery teacher at a NYC Title 1 school in the South Bronx. I work with the lowest level of children within the first grade. Approximately 97% of the students in the school receive free lunch. I am requesting a donation of art supplies for my first graders. I would like to incorporate art into the reading curriculum. I have noticed how the students' eyes light up at the chance to be creative. My students do not have any special art-based classes, like music or art, and they greatly enjoy the opportunity to make art since they so rarely get a chance to be creative. First grade is mostly geared toward learning to read, so art is a perfect stress-free outlet for them. At the same time, I want to incorporate it into the curriculum, so ultimately, the art projects will be literacy-based. Art enables students who are not as strong academically to find their niche or something they can do well. Art will also provide my kids with a chance to release their stress and just be children -- something that is not afforded very often in their environment. Your donation will help to purchase paper, fabric, mirrors, rhinestones, and other materials that we will use in all kinds of projects throughout the first grade classes. Thank you for your time, consideration, and support of New York City's public school children.

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

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This project will reach 23 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
paper • Oriental Trading Company $19.95 1 $19.95
fabric books • Oriental Trading Company $14.95 2 $29.90
fabric books • Oriental Trading Company $14.95 2 $29.90
stamps defintions • Oriental Trading Company $11.95 1 $11.95
color blocks • Oriental Trading Company $9.95 1 $9.95
paper • Oriental Trading Company $7.95 1 $7.95
art folders • Oriental Trading Company $7.95 1 $7.95
ribbons • Oriental Trading Company $6.95 1 $6.95
shapes • Oriental Trading Company $6.95 1 $6.95
paper packs • Oriental Trading Company $6.95 1 $6.95
stickers sheets • Oriental Trading Company $6.95 1 $6.95
expressions • Oriental Trading Company $5.95 1 $5.95
alphabet stickers • Oriental Trading Company $5.95 1 $5.95
envelopes • Oriental Trading Company $5.95 1 $5.95
fun in the sun • Oriental Trading Company $5.95 1 $5.95
school days • Oriental Trading Company $5.95 1 $5.95
g expressions • Oriental Trading Company $5.95 1 $5.95
travel expressions • Oriental Trading Company $5.95 1 $5.95
expressions • Oriental Trading Company $5.95 1 $5.95
leaves • Oriental Trading Company $4.95 1 $4.95
stickers • Oriental Trading Company $4.95 1 $4.95
wire brads • Oriental Trading Company $4.95 1 $4.95
stickers • Oriental Trading Company $4.95 1 $4.95
boxes • Oriental Trading Company $4.95 4 $19.80
sayings • Oriental Trading Company $4.95 1 $4.95
patterned epoxy • Oriental Trading Company $4.95 1 $4.95
seasons pack • Oriental Trading Company $4.95 1 $4.95
wire wordsq • Oriental Trading Company $4.95 1 $4.95
tiles • Oriental Trading Company $4.95 1 $4.95
epoxy stickers • Oriental Trading Company $3.95 1 $3.95
die-cuts • Oriental Trading Company $3.95 1 $3.95
labels • Oriental Trading Company $2.95 1 $2.95

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