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Ms. Pham from Stafford TX is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cutting it up in Kindergarten!!

Help me give my students Cricut Explore Air 2 Machine. This machine will help me and my coworkers cut shapes, letters, and numbers we can use in our Math and Literacy Workstations.

  • $736 goal

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My Students

I teach kindergarten to 50 students. Currently, I teach math and science, and my co-teacher teaches them English language arts and social studies. My students are very kind, compassionate, active, and eager to learn. Our theme this is year is Learning is Sweet and I am excited to welcome our "sweeties" to school.

Our community was affected by Hurricane Harvey and we are still recovering.

I was happy to see the school and community come together helping each other so our students, faculty, and families could return to school and resume learning. My students come from a variety of ethnic backgrounds.

Having different backgrounds means I get the opportunity to learn about different cultures other than my own. Our school overall is very diverse, and we love to celebrate diversity while teaching students at an early age about accepting and appreciating people who are different from them. Teaching 50 students, I have an opportunity to experience this.

My Project

Teaching Kindergarten means we have to meet students where they are. This year, we are noticing students who are struggling with basic skills like fine motor skills, alphabet and number identification, and handwriting. We decided we need to create activities to help students master these essential skills during their workstation time.

We cannot move our students forward without teaching them the very basic skills and setting a strong foundation for success.

In addition to the cutting machine, I am requesting Astrobrights Colored Cardstock so we can have paper needed to create shapes, letters, and numbers on the cutting machine. The Cricut Explore Air 2 Machine Bundle Iron On Vinyl Pack, ORACAL 651 Multi-Color Vinyl 30-Roll Starter Kit Bundle for Cricut, Craftables Lavender and Lilac Vinyl Rolls, Clear Vinyl Transfer Paper, HUAXING DECO Premium Permanent Self Adhesive Vinyl Sheets, Cricut Ultimate Fine Point Pen Set, MAREA Glitter Heat Transfer Vinyl Sheets, and Nicapa Basic Tool Set Craft Weeding Vinyl Cardstock will be used to create durable shapes, numbers, and letters for whole group games during rug time.

The HOMEST Lightweight Carrying Case , will be used to transport the machine so other teachers can use the machine in their classrooms. The Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches will be used to laminate our creations made with the cutter.

Ms. Pham
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cricut Explore Air 2 Machine Bundle Iron On Vinyl Pack Tools Pen Design Beginner Guide • Amazon Business $289.99 1 $289.99
ORACAL 651 Multi-Color Vinyl 30-Roll Starter Kit Bundle for Cricut, Silhouette & Cameo Including Toolkit (30 rolls) • Amazon Business $87.88 1 $87.88
Astrobrights Colored Cardstock, 8.5” x 11”, 65 lb/176 gsm, “Bright” 5-Color Assortment, 250 Sheets (99904) • Amazon Business $19.89 2 $39.78
MAREA Glitter Heat Transfer Vinyl Sheets, 16 Sheet Bundle of Glitter HTV Iron On Vinyl for Cricut - Glitter Vinyl For Silhouette Cameo & Heat Press | Durable, Vibrant Colors for All HTV Vinyl Projects • Amazon Business $29.65 1 $29.65
HOMEST Lightweight Carrying Case Compatible with Cricut Explore Air 2, Cricut Maker, Cricut Explore Air, Purple (Patent Pending) • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 3 mil thick, 200-Pack, Clear (TP3854-200) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
HUAXING DECO Premium Permanent Self Adhesive Vinyl Sheets - 12” X 12” - 79 Assorted Colors Pack with Clear Transfer Sheets for Cricut, Silhouette Cameo & Crafting Machines • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
YRYM HT Clear Vinyl Transfer Paper Tape Roll-12 x 50 FT w/Alignment Grid Application Tape for Silhouette Cameo, Cricut Adhesive Vinyl for Decals,Signs, Windows, Stickers • Amazon Business $17.98 1 $17.98
Cheez-It Baked Snack Cheese Crackers, Original, Single Serve, 1.5 Oz Pack of 36 • Amazon Business $8.46 2 $16.92
Nicapa Cutting Mat for Cricut Explore One/Air/Air 2/Maker (Stronggrip,12x12 inch,3pack) Adhesive&Sticky Non-Slip Flexible Square Gridded Purple Cut Mats Replacement Accessories Set Matts Vinyl Craft • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
Craftables Lilac Vinyl Roll - Permanent, Adhesive, Glossy & Waterproof | 12" x 10' | w/Premium Clear Transfer Tape - for Crafts, Cricut, Silhouette, Expressions, Cameo, Decal, Signs, Stickers • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Craftables Matte White Vinyl Roll - Permanent, Adhesive, Glossy & Waterproof | 12" x 10' | w/Premium Clear Transfer Tape - for Crafts, Cricut, Silhouette, Expressions, Cameo, Decal, Signs, Stickers • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

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