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Ms. Scholnik from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We need to put our hands-on our learning!

The cost of art supplies for this proposal is $359, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $359 goal

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I teach an active and sometimes restless group of 2nd graders on Chicago's Southside. My school and it's surrounding neighborhood lack the resources to fully stock classrooms with the supplies they need for hands-on learning. Research has proved that children learn through "doing." It also makes for a long school day for both student and teacher when the students are not actively involved in their own learning process. It has become difficult with my class, to do fun hands-on activities often because so few of my students have any school supplies. Some students in my class started with supplies but not enough to sustain them for the entire school year! Such resources include children's' scissors, glue sticks, tape, paint, markers, crayons, colored pencils, white drawing/poster paper, construction paper, pencils, and two electric pencil sharpeners. The above is a simple list of basic "school supplies" found in schools across the city. Unfortunately this is what is lacking in mine. I feel it is important for my students to have an "arts" area in their rooms that have the materials I will need to do more active-learning lessons and projects with them.

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

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This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CRAYOLA CLASSPACK CRAYONS 400 COUNT LARGE SIZE ASSTD COLORS -- Crayola Crayons Classpack ; Large Size, 8 Colors • Quill Corporation $49.49 1 $49.49
CRAYOLA WASHABLE PAINTS, 12/COLOR -- Crayola 16-oz. Washable Paints; Assorted Colors • Quill Corporation $36.61 1 $36.61
15 40# BUTCHER PAPER -- Butcher paper; 15"Wx1000'L; basis wt.:40 lbs. • Quill Corporation $35.99 1 $35.99
CRAYOLA GEL FX CLASSPCK MARKERS -- Crayola Gel FX Classpack • Quill Corporation $33.29 1 $33.29
ELECTRIC POWERHOUSE PENCIL SHARPNER -- Boston Powerhouse Heavy-Duty Electric Pencil Sharpener • Quill Corporation $21.59 2 $43.18
SCISSOR TEACHER PACK,6 BLUNT -- Acme Scissor Teacher Pack;6-1/4" Blunt; 12 Per Pack • Quill Corporation $14.39 2 $28.78
#2 PENCILS,HB -- Economy Entre Pencils • Quill Corporation $3.14 5 $15.70
GLUE STICKS 4"CLEAR PK30 • Nasco $2.12 1 $2.12

Materials cost

$245.16

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$294.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.58

Total project goal

$358.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$358.76

1 Donor

-$295.00

Donations toward project cost

-$295.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$64.76

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$0.00

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