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Mrs. Hart from Brooklyn NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Crafting helps our self-esteem

The cost of creative art supplies is $483, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $498 goal

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I would like to start a craft club for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students to help heighten their self-esteem and cooperation skills. Each week I would meet with 15-25 students and complete a craft project. The projects would either be given away to a charitable organization or taken home by each student to be enjoyed. My hope is that each child will be gaining more self-esteem as he/she completes each project and sees for themselves that - "I can do it!" They will also be learning the cooperation skills needed to complete each task. I am a third grade teacher at PS 75 in Bushwick, Brooklyn. We are considered a low performing, hard to staff public school, where over 90% of our students receive free lunch. I would like to purchase paints, small craft kits, yarn, and weaving looms and loops. Some other supplies would include tee shirts and dye for a tie-dyeing craft. This craft club will instill the self-esteem that many of our students need. It will also strengthen cooperation within this small community of club members.

Mrs. Hart
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
tiffany candle • Nasco $46.45 1 $46.45
TRAIN BANK KIT PK12 • Nasco $18.95 2 $37.90
ULTIMATE TIE DYE KIT • Nasco $14.02 2 $28.04
CLASSROOM KIT 10000 BEADS • Nasco $10.83 1 $10.83
FEATHER HEADBAND KIT ST/12 • Nasco $10.20 2 $20.40
LOOM & WEAVING HOOK METAL MFG NO: 413M • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $4.99 15 $74.85
CRAYOLA WATERCOLOR, 8-SEMI MOIST OVAL PANS, W/1 BRUSH -- Crayola Water Colors • Quill Corporation $3.32 20 $66.40
T-SHIRT WHITE ADULT LARGE • Nasco $2.38 25 $59.50
Candy Corn Pin Craft Kit • Oriental Trading Company $1.20 2 $2.40

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