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Ms. Amato from Redwood City CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Celebrating Diversity in Our Class!

Help me give my students colorful beads and string to make privilege bead bracelets.

  • $198 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are middle schoolers at a K-8 school in Redwood City. They are creative, hard-working and come from all walks of life. They love learning and their enthusiasm for education is inspiring to see. Since my students are becoming teenagers it is really exciting to see how they embrace their individuality, but also how they are fearless in the face of adversity. They want to stand up for what they believe in. They want to have their voices heard against racism, sexism and prejudice. They want to make a difference. Please help them recognize the power they have to lead this next generation!

My Project

In the month of October my students will be learning about the importance of celebrating and understanding diversity. The big activity I want to do during this time is making a privilege bead bracelet, an activity where students are asked to reflect on their lives and learn to better empathize with their classmates.

“We are all different, which is great because we are all unique.

Without diversity life would be very boring.”

In the privilege bead activity, students will silently reflect on different questions, taking a bead every time the situation applies to their life. After the activity we will be able to discuss and share our thoughts about the activity. Students will learn how everyone brings different baggage and experiences to our classroom and that our differences are beautiful. As we are still in the beginning of the year I think building this strong classroom community is essential!

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rubber String 0.5mm Crystal Elastic String Angela_max Rubber Band DIY Jewelry Making Cord Bracelet Beading Stretchy Thread 50m/Roll for Children Adult Craftman Gift - Black • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Code of Honor • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Grenade • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
The Beadery 6 by 9mm Barrel Pony Bead, Lime, 900-Pieces • Amazon Business $11.17 1 $11.17
Bright Glitter Multicolor Mix Plastic Pony Beads Bulk 6x9mm, 1000 beads • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
The Beadery Barrel Pony Bead in Baby Blye, 900-Piece • Amazon Business $9.03 1 $9.03
The Beadery 6 by 9mm Barrel Pony Bead, Hot Pink, 900-Pieces • Amazon Business $9.03 1 $9.03
Laura Stien Clear Plastic Bowls 12 Oz Pack of 40 • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Darice 9mm Pony Bead, Big, Opaque Orange, Value Pack (1000 Beads ) • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Darice 06121-2-04 Pony Beads 9mm 1,000/Pkg Opaque Black • Amazon Business $7.35 1 $7.35
Darice 06121-2-08 Pony Bead Big Value Pack 9mm 1000/Pkg-Opaque Green,1 pack • Amazon Business $6.04 1 $6.04
Darice 9mm Value Pack Pony Bead, Transparent Red (06121-2-T19) • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
Darice 06121-2-03 Pony Beads 9mm 1,000/Pkg • Amazon Business $5.21 1 $5.21
Darice 06121-2-02 Pony Beads, 9mm, Opaque , 1000 Count • Amazon Business $2.48 2 $4.96

Materials cost

$124.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.43

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$168.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.68

Total project goal

$197.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$197.87

2 Donors

-$197.87

Donations toward project cost

-$168.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.68

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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