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Mrs. Ellis from Lake Villa IL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Writing Can Happen with the Right Tools!

Help me give my students fun stationary, gel and glitter pens, as well as Mr. Sketch scented markers and crayons to encourage them to practice vital life long skills and develop a love for writing!

  • $193 goal

This project expired on May 9, 2019.

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My Students

The majority of my students are experiencing school for the first time, and they are so excited to learn! Many of my students are Spanish speaking, living in a low-income neighborhood, and the majority of my students are receiving free meals during the school day.

Making school a fun place to learn is so important because kindergarten is the foundational year of their education.

My classroom provides the consistency and support my students need. I want to utilize all of the technology and educational resources that I can to give my students real life, hands-on experiences to make their learning meaningful. I am setting my students up for success!

My Project

The kindergarten curriculum is ever changing and the expectations are higher than ever. Many of my students enter the classroom with little to no previous school experience. In just 9 short months I am teaching them many important, life skills from something as small as identifying the letters of the alphabet to reading and writing independently. We work hard each and every day to make our brains strong and we need some fun materials to keep school exciting.

These scented markers and crayons, gel pens, and specialty papers will make each and every child in my class eager to write!

I have my own set of Mr. Sketch markers that I use to comment on student work.

My kids cannot get enough of the scented markers! I can only imagine their excitement if we received a class set of scented markers for everyone to use! The scented crayons, gel pens, and markers will give my students a large variety of drawing and writing options. The specialty papers will make my students excited to write...who want to write on plain white paper when there are fun papers available?

My students visit our writing center daily to work on drawings, labeling, and writing sentences. Having these wonderful supplies in my writing center for my students to use will certainly entice every student to be creative! I cannot wait to see the amazing work my students will produce. Thank you so much for your support!

Mrs. Ellis
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mr. Sketch Fiddle Sticks Scented Markers, 216-pack, Assorted Colors (3618) • Amazon Business $55.97 1 $55.97
Crayola Silly Scents Twistables Crayons, 24 Classic Crayola Colors Non-Toxic Art Tools for Kids 3 & Up, Scented Self-Sharpening No Mess Twist-Up Crayons, Great for Kids Classrooms or Preschools • Amazon Business $6.92 2 $13.84
Shuttle Art 80 Colors Glitter Gel Pens, 40 Colors Glitter Gel Pen Set with 40 Refills for Adult Coloring Books Craft Doodling • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Great Papers! Dancing Hearts Letterhead, 80 Count, 8.5"x11" (2015017) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Rainbow Stationery Paper - 80 Sheets • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Great Papers! Clouds Letterhead, 80 Count, 8.5"x11" (2014106) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Barker Creek 8-1/2 x 11" Designer Computer Paper, Tie-Dye, 50-Sheets (LL-715) • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Barker Creek Designer Computer Paper - Gold, 8-1/2 x 11", 50 Sheets per Package (LL-741) • Amazon Business $6.73 1 $6.73

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