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Mrs. Norma Passino from Buffalo NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cutting into Learning

Help me give my students letters and objects that allow them to see and touch the letters and numbers that they are learning.

  • $482 goal

This project expired on January 13, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In our low-income, high-poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. I specifically work with English Language Learners. Most students have parents who struggle to understand the needs in the classroom and cannot give all that we ask. These students work on not only understanding in school but also bringing it home for their parents and allowing them to also learn alongside their children. This project will be a huge reminder of all they learned in school.

My Project

The project that I would like to create with students is letting them build their own letters and number books. In using a die cutter and a computer I can see students creating their own cut out letters with pictures that they can attach. I see them having a scrapbook of learning throughout the year. Usually, the problem that many classrooms have is that the teachers are only able to print worksheets in black and white. Learning can become boring.

I want to bring art supplies, die cutters to bring different colors, letters, and numbers into the world of Kindergarten learning.

Mrs. Norma Passino
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cricut Explore Air 2 Machine Bundle – Weeder Tool, Iron-On Foil Samplers • Amazon Business $289.99 1 $289.99
Fiskars 01-005452 Recycled Bypass Trimmer, 12 Inch • Amazon Business $32.00 1 $32.00
Cricut Vinyl Transfer Tape • Amazon Business $6.45 4 $25.80
Cricut StandardGrip Cutting 12x12 3 Pack • Amazon Business $13.73 1 $13.73
Cricut Tools, Basic Set (2002050) • Amazon Business $12.48 1 $12.48

Materials cost

$374.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$409.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.28

Total project goal

$481.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$481.89

1 Donor

-$481.89

Donations toward project cost

-$409.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.28

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$0.00

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