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Mrs. M. from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Clay Clay ... Not to play.. But For Us to learn TODAY!

The cost of air-dry clay is $215, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $228 goal

This project expired on February 3, 2007.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

So many wonderful projects can be built using clay! I want to move from the flat and boring poster board projects to 3-D projects in Science and Social Studies. Activities that I would like to do with my students are building the ruins of Ancient Greece & Rome and creating 3D models of volcanoes & earthquakes. For these activities I am asking for clay, clay, and more clay! I believe that these activities will help the students who learn by doing hands-on assignments. They will benefit by increasing their confidence, self-esteem, and learn to work together socially. Students will work in pairs to create a balance between research and 3-D models. Together they will obtain the information that they will need to create the project and create a presentation to the class. I teach students at Columbia Explorers Academy in Chicago. Many of the students are on the free lunch program and are from low income houses. Approximately 48% of the students are bilingual, both Spanish and English speakers.

Mrs. M.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CRAYOLA AIR DRY CLAY, 25LB VALUE PACK • Dick Blick $33.99 4 $135.96
Item Shipping/Handling Charges • Dick Blick $13.95 1 $13.95

Materials cost

$149.91

Vendor shipping charges

$14.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$186.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.95

Total project goal

$227.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$227.50

2 Donors

-$217.14

Donations toward project cost

-$186.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.54

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.42

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$0.00

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