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

Continuing our Native American Studies...

The cost of the crafts is $403, 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>.

  • $403 goal

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Two years ago I received a grant for a Native American Unit of Study. With the grant money I received, I was able to purchase materials that I otherwise would not be able to afford. These materials provided the opportunity for the unit to come to life for my students. With the hands-on learning activities, they were able to better make connections to the lives of Native Americans today and to traditions from long ago. My students had the opportunity to engage in authentic projects and experiences that they would not have been able to do had I not received the grant. I am asking for materials that have been used over the past two years that I would like to replace so that this unit of study can continue to influence the lives of my students. Some materials include: craft sticks to make a Navajo Hogan, clay to create Pueblo coil pots, plastic beads to make wampum belts, a variety of colored paints to help portray the land, yarn to make a Navajo rug, and more books to support the growing curriculum.

Mrs. S.
Grades PreK-2
  • Williams Elementary School
  • Chicago, IL
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 48 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DOUBLE WEIGHT YARN DISPENSER BOX -- Bemiss-Jason Rug Yarn with Dispenser; Double Weight • Quill Corporation $62.99 2 $125.98
Native American Heritage: Book Bundle for Grades 2-4 (4 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $21.76 2 $43.52
MEXICAN POT CLAY 25# X-117 • Nasco $19.67 2 $39.34
SANFORD UNI-PAINT MARKER; ASSORTED -- Sanford Uni-paint Paint Markers; 6-color Set • Quill Corporation $16.99 2 $33.98
PLASTIC CLAY TOOLS 35-PC • Nasco $7.01 2 $14.02
PLASTIC BEADS 2# TUB • Nasco $5.92 2 $11.84
CRAFT STICKS BOX 1000 • Nasco $2.20 4 $8.80

Materials cost

$277.48

Vendor shipping charges

$27.75

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$330.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.45

Total project goal

$402.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$402.50

1 Donor

-$388.27

Donations toward project cost

-$330.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.22

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.23

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$0.00

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