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Mrs. Gallo from Brooklyn NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Where's the Paper?

Help me give my students BASIC CLASSROOM SUPPLIES such as white paper, construction paper, pastels, glue bottles, and glue sticks.

  • $691 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are enthusiastic young learners/artists! They love hands-on learning, exploration, and creation. My students love to question and explore the world around them. In the art classroom, students are encouraged to be their best, express themselves, grow as they take creative risks and explore their creative genius.

My school is a Title I school in which every student is entitled to free breakfast and free lunch.

We service many students with special needs, as well as a large population of ELL (English language learner) students. In recent years, we have a growing number of students who live in foster homes and shelters. Our school also has a growing number of students from other areas that have been affected by natural disasters. My students work hard each and every day to combat educational and/or personal struggles that they may be facing.

My Project

Even as the world and our classrooms become digital day by day, my students rely on paper and other classroom supplies throughout the year. My students have been making and producing work at an accelerated rate and I am running low. They love to paint, draw, and tear the paper to create art just for them. They love collage and playing with paper to create textures. They use paper for art sensory projects. Paper is something that keeps them engaged and ready to learn. I want them to be exposed to different kinds of paper and explore different forms of art using something so familiar as paper. These materials will help me continue scaffolding their art vocabulary and fine motor skills. I also want them to see that paper is not just for drawing and can be used in many different ways. I am asking for different types of paper—construction paper, drawing paper of different weights—to use for various types of projects. Our primary supply of paper is the white 90# drawing paper. This type of paper is able to stand up to a variety of different types of assignments the students will encounter. In addition, I am also asking for glue and pastels for my students to continue to create beautiful work.

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Mrs. Gallo
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 550 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PAPER DRAWING WHITE 9X12 90 LB REAM • School Specialty $20.80 10 $208.00
GLUE STICK ELMERS .24 OZ PURPLE PK OF 60 • School Specialty $26.33 3 $78.99
GLUE STICK GORILLA GLUE 6G PURPLE PK OF 60 • School Specialty $31.23 2 $62.46
CONST PPR 9X12 BLACK TRURAY 57SC 50 SHTS • School Specialty $2.12 20 $42.40
PASTELS CLASS PACK ASSORTED CLR SCHOOL SMART SET OF 144 • School Specialty $39.54 1 $39.54
PAPER DRAWING WHITE 9X12 80 LB REAM SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $13.06 3 $39.18
GLUE ALL NOW STRONGER FORMULA ELMERS 1.25 OZ • School Specialty $1.55 10 $15.50
CAP TAP-N-GLUE • School Specialty $1.91 5 $9.55
GLUE KRAZY ALL PURPOSE SINGLES .017 OZ PK OF 6 • School Specialty $3.76 1 $3.76

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