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Mrs. Michalski-Geist from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We want to be artists!

The cost of a classroom collage box, glue, crayons, fingerpaint paper, fingerpaint, and Art Tissue Paper from Lakeshore Learning is $259, 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>.

  • $272 goal

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I have lots of energetic first graders in my class and I would love to bring art into my classroom! Teaching in Chicago, our school budgets were cut drastically! Our students no longer get to enjoy art classes at our school. I would love for my class to have various art materials so they can let their imaginations flow. I feel that the students really need time away from the ordinary classes like math and reading to explore their creative sides. That is why I am asking for your help in this mission! These various art supplies will be used for creativity and imagination in my classroom. The materials that I am requesting include: glue, tissue paper, finger paints, and a collage box. The collage box contains hundreds of hands-on art supplies that the students can use to decorate their artwork. I can tell you that my students love drawing and coloring. I know that for many of them, this is as far as their art experiences will go. I would love for all of my students to excel in their art skills. Who knows, maybe one day they will become great artists!

Mrs. Michalski-Geist
Grades PreK-2
  • Altgeld Elementary School
  • Chicago, IL
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT274 - Classroom Collage Box • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
VX818 - Best-Buy Standard Crayons - 8-Color Box • Lakeshore Learning $39.50 1 $39.50
AA342 - Washable Fingerpaint Assortment • Lakeshore Learning $29.00 2 $58.00
RS264 - Best-Buy School Glue - Gallon • Lakeshore Learning $9.99 1 $9.99
KW5851 - Art Tissue Paper - 100 Sheets • Lakeshore Learning $8.90 2 $17.80
TA5316 - Fingerpaint Paper • Lakeshore Learning $6.60 1 $6.60

Materials cost

$181.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$222.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.83

Total project goal

$271.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$271.26

2 Donors

-$252.04

Donations toward project cost

-$223.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.04

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.91

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$0.00

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