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Mrs. Fuglestad from Arlington Heights IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art and Math Murals Made With Dominoes

Help me give my students 24 sets of dominoes and wood glue so that we can build collaborative art and math murals.

  • $218 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

“My contention is that creativity now is as important in education as literacy, and we should treat it with the same status.”~ Sir Ken Robinson.

Our elementary public school is full of excited little people who can't wait to create.

We are always looking for new and exciting ways to keep their creativity challenged and stimulated.

I look for ways to expand my curriculum, engage my learners, and energize the classroom by integrating technology in innovative and collaborative ways.

I am trying to expand my art program by including media arts opportunities into our hands-on art-making experiences that give students a voice, a chance to take risks, to develop lasting skills, and grow their love for learning.

My Project

Mathematicians have designed murals that use the black dominoes with white dots to create large scale murals. The plans for these murals are available for students to collaboratively transform boxes of dominoes into the Mona Lisa or the face of the Statue of Liberty.

This project will give students a chance to use their math skills to carefully place the dominoes into configurations prescribed in the plans to make a large scale piece of art.

Twenty-four boxes of dominoes will give one whole grade level this experience in my art room next school year. I’m looking forward to seeing my young artists take on this challenge as they make art with unconventional materials.

Mrs. Fuglestad
Grades 3-5

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 525 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GAME DOUBLE NINE WOODEN DOMINOES • School Specialty $4.96 24 $119.04
GLUE WOOD CARPENTERS ELMERS 8 OZ • School Specialty $3.33 6 $19.98

Materials cost

$139.02

Vendor shipping charges

$13.90

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$185.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.65

Total project goal

$217.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$217.66

2 Donors

-$188.25

Donations toward project cost

-$163.76

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.49

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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