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Ms. McGettigan from Philadelphia PA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Writing Colorfully in Kindergarten

Help me give my students headphones and color in their writing and illustrating activities. These markers and card stock colors will do this.

  • $389 goal

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My Students

This is a bright and active group of five and six-year-old children. They love to create and tell stories. They love to read and be read to. They are quickly learning to work together, which is a vital skill in our world. My children work in small groups and independently throughout the day. This helps them learn to focus and improve self control issues.

We grow in all areas by practicing and playing together.

Writing throughout the day in science, social studies, math, and even in art helps us in so many ways. We get noisy, but we learn so much together. We need supplies to grow as readers, writers, and illustrators. We need to show the colors of our ideas. We need ways to be active and help us learn to control our ADHD tendencies. There is so much to learn.

My Project

Kindergarten is one place to begin to build your own personal identity. With these materials, the markers of varying widths and even smelly ones, we will write and illustrate amazing stories of our world.

In Kindergarten, we are beginning to tell reality from fiction.

With these markers and card stock, we will get the chance to write our own non-fiction stories for the first time. We will make them bright and colorful on terrific card stock colors. Our new markers will help us make the stories something everyone will want to read.

The headphones are needed because kindergarteners really are rough on materials. We can not hear our iPads and all that they have to teach us.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
CALIFONE STEREO HEADPHONE - SILVER - 3.5MM 6FT CORD - 3060AVS • School Specialty $7.46 10 $74.60
MARKERS WASHABLE MR. SKETCH SET OF 36 • School Specialty $28.39 2 $56.78
ART MARKER WASHABLE CONICAL TIP SET OF 200 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $52.67 1 $52.67
MARKERS SARGENT ART WASHABLE FINE TIP SET OF 200 • School Specialty $42.59 1 $42.59
PAPER CARDSTOCK ASTROBRIGHTS 8.5X11 IN 65LB ASST BRIGHTS 250 SHTS • School Specialty $16.82 2 $33.64
MARKER CRAYOLA WASHABLE TROPICAL 8CT • School Specialty $2.96 3 $8.88

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