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Kids Helping Others by Knitting!

The cost of this proposal is $577, 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>.

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Celebrating Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

This year, instead of the "fun" but perhaps not-so-meaningful holiday party, my class is going to learn how to knit... and then use that skill to create scarves for people in their community that need them. I teach bilingual 6th grade at a school on the tip of Manhattan. Some of my students have been in the country for little more than days; some were born here. There is a diversity in abilities and learning styles of my students and I have found that service projects particularly engage them. While many would see my students as the "needy" ones, it's most powerful for them to see themselves as agents of change. I want my students to feel the satisfaction of learning a new skill and sharing the product of that labor with others. Knitting, far from mundane or non-academic, has myriad social studies, historical, and mathematical links to the curriculum. Thus, we will use the activity both as a fun reward and a way to integrate our academic work. The materials needed for the project are simple: knitting needles and yarn. Of course, each student will need their own set of knitting needles and enough yarn to complete a scarf to donate. I look forward to seeing my students' pride as they master this new skill and their satisfaction as they share their work with their community.

Ms. K.
Grades 6-8

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bamb Circ Knit Needle 24 in #6 • Earth Guild $7.40 30 $222.00
Tahki Cot Classic Aster (108y) 50 g • Earth Guild $4.85 4 $19.40
Tahki Cot Classic Black (108y) 50 g • Earth Guild $4.85 4 $19.40
Tahki Cot Classic Blush (108y) 50 g • Earth Guild $4.85 4 $19.40
Tahki Cot Classic Periwinkle (108y) 50 g • Earth Guild $4.85 4 $19.40
Tahki Cot Classic Royal Blue (108y) 50 g • Earth Guild $4.85 4 $19.40
Tahki Cot Classic Terra Cotta (108y) 50 g • Earth Guild $4.85 4 $19.40
Tahki Cot Classic Turquoise (108y) 50 g • Earth Guild $4.85 4 $19.40
Tahki Cot Classic Violet (108y) 50 g • Earth Guild $4.85 4 $19.40
Tahki Cot Classic White (108y) 50 g • Earth Guild $4.85 4 $19.40
Tahki Cot Classic Spruce (108y) 50 g • Earth Guild $4.85 4 $19.40

Materials cost

$416.00

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FREE

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3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$486.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$106.88

Total project goal

$593.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$593.76

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Donations toward project cost

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$593.76

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