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  • $423 goal

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Mrs. Kulesza
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 7 donors
  • $0 still needed

Cricut for a Creative Classroom

Help me give my students the opportunity for a more creative and inviting learning environment with a Cricut machine. This machine will drastically change teacher preparation and resources for our students.

My Students

My 2nd grade students are from Marshall, Virginia. I teach all of the 2nd grade (about 50 students) math. I have two other teammates who teach science, social studies, and language arts. Many of our students come from low income families, but they all come with loving hearts and desire to learn. We want to keep that spark in them.

Our students come to us with all different ways of learning and we are looking to reach every single one of them with opportunities they may not have at home.

Some students come in with a wealth of background knowledge and experiences, but many do not. We are mostly limited to the classroom to try and create those experiences for them. Our second graders have so much to offer and we want to do everything we can to pull that out of them and make them shine.

My Project

We are requesting a Cricut machine, paper, vinyl, cutting mat, and tools to help create an inviting learning environment to help reach our children's fullest potential.

We will use the Cricut machine to make bulletin boards, flash cards, learning centers, bulletin boards, motivational quotes/décor, and creative extension projects to help reach all of our learners.

The Cricut will also help to keep our rooms and students organized to promote an inviting learning environment. We will also be able to create alphabet letters in a variety of sizes and materials. We will be able to create hands-on academic games and activities. We can also make t shirt designs for field trips and school activities.

The Cricut machine would allow us more time to spend teaching rather than prepping. The possibilities with a Cricut are endless. Which, in turn, makes opportunities endless for our students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cricut Explore Air 2 Mint • Amazon Business $215.00 1 $215.00
Vinyl Sheets: Self Adhesive | 69 Vivid Assorted Glossy 12x12 Sheets | Includes Matt Black, Matt White, Silver | Water Resistant | Premium Smooth with Easy Peel 2.0 Technology • Amazon Business $26.99 2 $53.98
Neenah Creative Collection Specialty Cardstock Starter Kit, 12" x 12", 65 lb, 18-Color Assortment, 72 Sheets (46408-02) • Amazon Business $7.29 3 $21.87
Kassa Vinyl Transfer Tape Roll (12” x 12 Feet) - 5 Black Vinyl Sheets Included - Clear Vinyl Transfer Paper for Cricut & Silhouette Cameo (w/Perfect Alignment Grid) - Medium Tack • Amazon Business $12.45 1 $12.45
Nicapa Basic Tool, Craft Weeding, Paper Crafting Tools Kit Set • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Nicapa Cutting Mat for Cricut Explore One/Air/Air 2/Maker [Standardgrip,12x12 inch,3pack] Adhesive&Sticky Non-Slip Flexible Gridded Vinyl Green Cut Mats Replacement Craft Accessories Set Matts • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$324.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.86

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$359.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.38

Total project goal

$422.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$422.52

6 Donors

-$397.52

Donations toward project cost

-$337.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.63

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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