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Mrs. Turri from Rochester NY is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creative Button Makers!

Help me give my students a button maker, circle punch, and button parts to express themselves creatively and artistically.

  • $706 goal

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My Students

My students walk into the art room each week full of life, ready to learn, and excited for what is in store for them that day. The first thing they ask is, "What are we making today?" Their excitement makes me want to provide them with awesome art projects that they will love to create and be proud to share.

I teach at a Title I school where 100 percent of our students receive free breakfast and lunch and our resources are limited.

Some of my students receive backpack food on the weekend, and many are refugees from other countries. Despite so many hardships, my students are eager to learn and do their best. For too many of my students, the art room is the only place they feel successful. I want to give them amazing opportunities that will help them see that learning can be fun!

My Project

My students are very creative and I love to give them opportunities to showcase their artistic abilities. Adding a button maker with supplies to our Maker Space options would be an amazing tool to use with my students.

Students take so much pride in sharing their work with others and designing buttons they can make is a perfect way for them to do this.

I would love to have my students of all ages design their buttons, create them, and be able to wear them to show off their creations. Other opportunities for the design and create aspect of this venture would be to make buttons to promote school events, personalize gifts for their family, and for their own enjoyment.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Professional Button Maker Starter Kit • U Make Buttons $284.95 1 $284.95
Graphic Tabletop Punch • U Make Buttons $195.95 1 $195.95
Standard Pinback Button Parts • U Make Buttons $79.95 1 $79.95

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