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Ms. Torres-Pedroza from Gilroy CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Butcher Paper Please for Pretty Walls and Perfect Projects!

Help me give my students a beautiful classroom with butcher paper for the walls and for their projects!

  • $287 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing. I wish I could provide them with all the supplies, materials, and essentials this world has to offer. I want them to be successful not only in my Common Core Math 1 classroom but also in their future. Although we have just begun the school year, I can already sense that this year is going to be remarkable.

There will be great math puzzles, activities, and games that challenge students to think and go further than they ever thought possible.

I will challenge the quiet students to speak up and voice their opinions, because what they have to say matters. I will challenge the problem solvers to come up with explanations and justifications using words. I will challenge those with little math confidence to not be afraid of making mistakes and to always ask questions.

My Project

It is important to create a welcoming classroom. Let's face it, no one likes coming in to a classroom that has nothing on the walls. Having these rolls of school colored butcher paper would allow for endless possibilities.

Students can use the butcher paper for art-infused math projects that can be easily displayed on the walls for all to admire.

Butcher paper can be used to decorate the walls and create a safe and inclusive environment. Butcher paper can be used to write the classroom rules and procedures in order to highlight what students are expected to do while in the classroom.

Ms. Torres-Pedroza
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Colorations Dual Surface Paper Roll Classroom Supplies for Arts and Crafts White (36" x 1000') (Item # DSWH) • Amazon Business $97.27 1 $97.27
Colorations Arts and Crafts Paper Roll - 36" x 1000', Dark Blue, Dual Surface, Markers, Finger Paints, Painting, Watercolors, Acrylic Paints, Wall Art, Bulletin Board Paper, Kids Crafts • Amazon Business $95.60 1 $95.60

Materials cost

$192.87

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.65

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$243.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.95

Total project goal

$286.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$286.36

1 Donor

-$144.00

Donations toward project cost

-$122.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.60

match offer

-$142.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$121.01

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.35

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$0.00

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