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Ms. Buys from Denver CO is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Crazy for Knitting!

My students need needles and yarn to get them through the summer!

  • $201 goal

This project expired on April 15, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students love knitting! Every week after school I teach a knitting club to 18 kids. None of them had picked up needles before this fall, and now they are all creating great things!

Our school is a high-poverty inner-city school.

I teach full-time art here during the school day. We offer lots of after-school enrichment, and I teach knitting to a small group of students every week. The kids are really excited about knitting, but most can't afford their own supplies.

My Project

The after-school program provides for some of the yarn and needles and I have paid for some myself. However, I will have to collect them in the spring because most of the needles belong to the school. I would love to give my students their very own needles and yarn to take with them for the summer! It would be such a special gift for them.

My students learned to knit quickly and have knitting fever!

What a great, positive opportunity for these inner-city kids. Please allow them to continue knitting throughout the summer by giving them this great gift!

Ms. Buys
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Susan Bates® Crystalites® Knitting Needles - Set of 2 • Nasco $3.95 18 $71.10
SUGAR/CREAM YARN/LAVA LAMP OMBRE • Blick Art Materials $2.09 2 $4.18
SUGAR/CREAM YARN/VLT STRIPE • Blick Art Materials $2.09 2 $4.18
SUGAR/CREAM YARN/COUNTRY ST STRIPE • Blick Art Materials $2.08 2 $4.16
SUGAR/CREAM YARN/IN MOTION OMBRE • Blick Art Materials $2.09 2 $4.18
SUGAR/CREAM YARN/IN MOTIONS TWIST • Blick Art Materials $2.09 2 $4.18
SUGAR/CREAM YARN/JEWELS OMBRE • Blick Art Materials $2.08 2 $4.16
SUGAR/CREAM YARN/MOD OMBRE • Blick Art Materials $2.09 2 $4.18
SUGAR/CREAM YARN/SPRING SWIRL 2OZ • Blick Art Materials $2.08 2 $4.16
SUGAR/CREAM YARN/SUNKIS PRO OMBRE • Blick Art Materials $2.08 2 $4.16
Item Shipping/Handling Charges • Blick Art Materials $9.95 1 $9.95

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