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Ms. Gold from Staten Island NY is requesting supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Art and Science of Paper Making

My students need papermaking molds and screens to understand paper recycling.

  • $510 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

my art room is a busy place where students create art with a wide range of materials. Together we change and arrange our studio to keep it exciting! the creativity is overflowing!

My students are great!

They are very creative and together we use their creativity and excitement to learn. I work in a Per-K to 5th grade title 1 elementary school with a very diverse population. Our students are proud that their older brothers and sisters went here and had the same teachers.

My Project

Papermaking is fun! together we will learn about the differences of reuse reduce and recycle. we are starting with where our trash goes and how we can reduce our personal waste. Then we will use 100% school used paper to create our own new paper to use in collages inspired by artist James Castle who is famous for his use of soot for paint everyday found materials like cardboard from cereal boxes and junk mail as well as his inability to speak or sign.

These supplies will help my students learn how to create and recycle at the same time (and for many years).

We learn that creativity can reduce waste ! we learn that people can overcome handicaps! they learn that they can make a difference.

Ms. Gold
Grades 3-5
  • PS 38 George Cromwell
  • Staten Island, NY
  • More than half of students from low‑income households Data about students' economic need comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. Learn more

    This project will reach 240 students.

    8 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
POUR HAND MOLDS/8.5X11 • Blick Art Materials $37.67 8 $301.36
PAPERMAKING SCREEN/9.5X12 LRG • Blick Art Materials $9.02 8 $72.16
COUCH SHEETS/9.25X11.75 20SHTS • Blick Art Materials $11.78 2 $23.56

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