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Mrs. West from Amity AR is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We've Got a Need for STEAM!

Help me give my students STEAM tools such as utility scissors, acrylic paints, modeling clay, and hot glue guns.

  • $351 goal

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My Students

My students are special because they come from a variety of backgrounds. Many of the students in my district are migrant students, come from low-income families, or they are English language learners. In fact, many of my students fall into several of those categories. However, these students have worked hard to overcome the many struggles that life has thrown at them, and they are determined to be successful in life. From the gym to the classroom, these students strive to be the best that they can be.

My students inspire me and encourage me to give my best effort each and every day.

They love to create and explore through hands-on activities, and I would love to provide them with the tools they need to grow.

My Project

As the middle school LMS, I want to create a fun, inviting, and safe place for students to learn and explore. As a librarian, my job is to instill a love of reading and learning in my students. Therefore, it is important for me to provide students with opportunities to learn in a variety of ways. My goal is to provide students with a mobile STEAM cart which will allow them to create more meaningful projects.

By adding a STEAM center to the library, I will be providing students with a space to create, collaborate, and grow as learners.

Students and teachers will be able to use the requested materials to enhance the curriculum through projects which consider and reflect upon real-world problems.

The STEAM center in the middle school library will allow students to further develop critical thinking skills and will teach students how to collaborate with their peers on a different level. By providing students with access to these materials, we can enhance student learning on many different levels.

Mrs. West
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hot Glue Gun, TopElek Mini Glue Gun Kit with 30pcs Glue Sticks, High Temperature Melting Glue Gun for DIY Small Projects, Arts and Crafts, Home Quick Repairs,Artistic Creation(20 Watts, Blue) • Amazon Business $7.99 6 $47.94
Sargent Art 24-2498 Count Artist Quality Acrylic Paint Set, 12 • Amazon Business $40.97 1 $40.97
Heavy Duty Kitchen Scissors Set (Pack of 2) - Razor Sharp Multipurpose Utility Shears with Stainless Steel Blade for Herb, Chicken, Fish, Meat, Vegetables – Kitchen Shears (Black) • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
Cable Zip Ties Heavy Duty 12 Inch, Ultra Strong Plastic Wire Ties with 120 Pounds Tensile Strength, 100 Pieces, Nylon Tie Wraps with 0.3 Inch Width in Black & White, Indoor and Outdoor UV Resistant • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
Artlicious - Natural Wooden Food Grade Popsicle Craft Sticks (1000 Sticks) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
AmazonBasics All Purpose Washable School Liquid Glue, Great for Making Slime, 1 Gallon Bottle, 2-Pack • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Crayola Air-Dry Clay, White, 5 Pound Resealable Bucket Natural Clay for Kids, No Baking, Dries Hard, Easy to Paint, A Smoother, Simpler, Less-Sticky Alternative to Traditional Ceramics • Amazon Business $7.64 2 $15.28
Where's My Tape Measure? - 3 Pack of 10 ft, Locking, Retractable Auto-Wind Measuring Tapes with Fractions. Accurate, Easy to Read & EASY TO FIND! • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
105 Pcs Exacto Knife Upgrade Precision Carving Craft Knife Hobby Knife Exacto Knife Kit 100 Spare Xacto Blades • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
AmazonBasics Multipurpose Office Scissors - 3-Pack • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
BOSOBO Paint Brushes Set, 2 Pack 20 Pcs Round Pointed Tip Paintbrushes Nylon Hair Artist Acrylic Paint Brushes for Acrylic Oil Watercolor, Face Nail Art, Miniature Detailing & Rock Painting, Blue • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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