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Mr. Watrous from Stockton CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Cut Above, Classroom Graphic Design

Help me give my students a Cricut cutter, EasyPress, water dispenser, and vinyl.

  • $1,325 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are from families with very low income. They have very little and just try to get by each day. To say the least, they are on survival mode. They may not have much, but they have the determination to learn and succeed. My classroom is their safe haven. When they walk into my classroom, they know that they are safe and will have their basic needs met.

I have been trying to provide the class with opportunities to enrich my students' learning with hands-on activities, but I need some help adding to what I have been purchasing for them.

My Project

My students are very interested in arts and graphic design. With the Cricut cutter, EasyPress, and vinyl, we will be creating designs and making them into shirts, stickers, cards, and more. In addition, my students will be introduced to marketing, and business concepts.

It is important for students to have a well-rounded education, I want to provide that for them.

By learning about graphic design and business, it can give my students opportunities that they do not normally experience. Exposing my students to a wide variety of skills can help them realize that they can do and be anything that they would like. The sky is the limit.

In addition, I am asking for a water dispenser for the classroom. I would like to provide fresh drinking water in my classroom for all of my students.

Mr. Watrous
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cricut Explore Air 2 Machine Bundle - Heat Transfer, Vinyl Pack, Tools Pens & Designs • Amazon Business $309.99 1 $309.99
Honeywell HWB1083S 39-Inch Commercial Grade Freestanding Water Cooler Dispenser, Hot, Room and Cold Temperatures with 3 Tray Positions and Cabinet, Stainless Steel • Amazon Business $154.90 1 $154.90
Cricut EasyPress • Amazon Business $129.99 1 $129.99
Firefly Craft Heat Transfer Vinyl HTV Bundle Pack for Silhouette and Cricut Iron On, Includes 15 Rolls of Best Selling Iron On Colors - 12" x 20" Each • Amazon Business $46.99 2 $93.98
Heat Transfer Vinyl for T-Shirts, 20 Pack - 12"x 12" Sheets - 18 Assorted Colors, Iron On HTV for Cricut and Silhouette Cameo • Amazon Business $25.99 3 $77.97
Permanent Adhesive Backed Vinyl Sheets by EZ Craft USA - 12" x 12" - 40 Sheets Assorted Colors Works With Cricut and Other Cutters • Amazon Business $18.99 4 $75.96
Siser EasyWeed Heat Transfer Vinyl HTV for T-Shirts 12 Inches by 10 Feet Roll (Purple) • Amazon Business $29.97 2 $59.94
Siser EasyWeed Heat Transfer Vinyl HTV for T-Shirts 12 Inches by 10 Feet Roll (Black Semi Gloss) • Amazon Business $20.75 2 $41.50
Cricut Ultimate Fine Point Pen Set, 30 Pack • Amazon Business $18.67 1 $18.67
Provo Craft Easy Press Mat • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
Kassa Transfer Paper for Vinyl (Large Roll - 12’ x 12”) Clear Application Tape for Decals (Permanent, Indoor, Outdoor) - Grid Aligns Perfectly w/Cricut, Oracal, or Silhouette - Medium Tack Adhesive • Amazon Business $12.45 1 $12.45

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