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Mr. Hall from Coquille OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Artful Reading Necklaces

My students need class sets of The Wild Robot and The Wild Robot Escapes, bottle cap pendants with chain necklaces, hole punches, epoxy stickers, pencils, glues sticks, and chart paper!

  • $970 goal

This project expired on September 19, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My third-grade students are best described as high octane. They are creative, inspiring, and full of life. As their teacher, I strive to provide a learning environment that is challenging without being intimidating. We celebrate hard work and personal growth. Our classroom is a place where communication, collaboration, community, and creativity are nurtured.

We pride ourselves on lifting each other up, as we strive toward a common goal of developing students who are critical thinkers, innovators, and role models.

We have a long way to go toward achieving this goal; however, with your help, I know we can make it. In our class, we live by the motto, "The good you do will come back to you!"

My Project

We would like class sets of Peter Brown's books, The Wild Robot and The Wild Robot Escapes, to inspire incredible art while building literacy and social skills. The children will read the books and, using the chart paper and pencils, create large flow maps outlining the sequence of events of each text. In addition, the children will use the glue sticks (and construction paper we already have) to create their own robot artwork inspired by Peter Brown.

The children will use the bottle cap pendants, chains, and epoxy stickers to create wearable art galleries of the books they read.

Each child will receive individual bottle caps to decorate. The hole punches will empower the children to punch paper in the perfect size and shape to insert in the caps. The epoxy stickers will seal their work before attaching the pendants to their necklace. As children read more books throughout the year, they will create illustrated tags out of card stock that represent the book, to add to their necklaces. By the end of the year, the children will have these incredible, wearable art museums that chronicle the incredible books they have read all year long.

Mr. Hall
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Wild Robot • Amazon Business $11.89 25 $297.25
The Wild Robot Escapes • Amazon Business $11.29 25 $282.25
eBoot 12 Pieces Silver Plated Link Cable Chain Necklaces and Twisted Cross Chain Necklace (24 Inch) • Amazon Business $7.99 8 $63.92
Fiskars Medium Squeeze Punch, Circle • Amazon Business $10.59 5 $52.95
TOPS Easel Pad, 3-hole punched, white, 15 lb, plain white, 50 SH/PD, 2 per Carton (7903) • Amazon Business $24.64 1 $24.64
50 Flat Bottle Cap Pendants with Holes and Split Rings Attached - Silver Flattened Bottlecaps for Photo Pendants • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 60 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $18.21 1 $18.21
Beadaholique 100-Piece Epoxy Stickers for Bottle Cap Pendants, 1-Inch, Clear • Amazon Business $6.69 2 $13.38
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13872) • Amazon Business $9.96 1 $9.96

Materials cost

$782.54

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$824.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$145.46

Total project goal

$969.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$969.74

1 Donor

-$412.14

Donations toward project cost

-$412.14

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$484.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$412.14

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.73

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$72.73

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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