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Ms. Spinak from Chicago IL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Arts Education in Action- Cinderella Production

Help me give my students the props such as a paper trees and fabric, that are necessary to create an immersive theatrical experience!

  • $352 goal

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My Students

I am lucky to work in a school with an increasingly diverse ethnic and socio-economic population. Our students come from across the city and bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to our school community.

We believe that robust and engaging arts education is crucial to helping our students become well rounded and dynamic individuals.

The arts help students develop important social emotional skills including goal setting, team work and fostering self confidence. The skills learned in the arts will help our students be successful in many other areas of their lives.

My Project

For the third year, our school is putting on a musical. The program is open to students in 6-8th grade, but all grades come to see and enjoy the performance. While the school has been very supportive of the endeavor, we don't have any funds for props and costumes which help make theater such a fun and fulfilling experience.

This year we want to add more design elements to our production in order to have students experience all aspects of a theatrical production.

Students will be able to assist in the design of costume, props and sets for our show and then present their hard work to the school community.

We believe that arts education helps our students become more creative problem solvers and through the production they will also learn skills related to goal setting and teamwork.

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Ms. Spinak
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 45 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Vickerman THE3460-07 Green Paper Birch Everyday Tree • Amazon Business $52.18 1 $52.18
Charmeuse Satin Fabric | 10 Yards Continuous | 60" Wide | Silky, Bridal | Decoration, Fashion Crafts (Royal Blue, 10 Yd) • Amazon Business $39.90 1 $39.90
Just Dough It 7" Realistic Vanilla Frosted Cake with Chocolate Drizzle and Strawberry Replica Prop • Amazon Business $31.95 1 $31.95
Admired By Nature 3' Artificial Boxwood Leave Spiral Topiary Plant Tree in Plastic Pot, Green/Two-Tone • Amazon Business $31.19 1 $31.19
Juvale 4-Piece Round Foam Cake Dummy for Decorating and Wedding Display, 6, 8, 10, 12 Inches Diameter, Total 16 Inches Tall • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Set of 26 Realistic Artificial Foam Decor Fruits Lifelike Decorative Food Set • Amazon Business $18.56 1 $18.56
15pcs Artificial Grape Large Lifelike Artificial Grapes Decor Hanging Artificial Grapes Bunches Rubber Mini Grapes in Red Black Purple Green for Wedding Kitchen Photography Decoration(5 Colors,3 Size) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Skyseen 2Pcs Real Looking Handcrafted Fake Food Meat - Artificial Pork Steak Raw Beef for Display Prop • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
Lansian Premium Quality Luxury Sparkly Sequin Gold Table Runner Covers Glitter Tablecloth Rectangle for Wedding Birthday Event Party Decorations Silver, Gold, Champagne (12 inches x 108 inches, Gold) • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Liberty Imports Bag of Realistic Chicken Eggs Toy Food Playset for Kids (Pack of 30 Faux Fake Eggs) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Accoutrements Inflatable Turkey • Amazon Business $6.60 1 $6.60

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