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Mr. May from Moss Point MS is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Design Through Sublimation

Help me give my students the experience of designing and making shirts, mugs, caps through sublimation which students can create designs for clubs, teams and other organizations and put them on various items using a heat press.

  • $554 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are from a rural area where school is very traditional but my students want to experience education not just told about it. Most days they sit and listen to teachers lecture or read passages but they want more out of school. They want hands-on activities that will challenge their imaginations and knowledge to create and solve problems. Many students want more freedom in the classroom, as middle school students, they are trying to find their way as young men and women on the way to high school and adulthood. I want to give them experiences in my class that could help them decide career and educational paths.

My Project

These materials will allow students to create one of a kind designs and transfer them to various substrates. Students have unique interests and ideas. This project will bring out their creative side and allow them to make a number of things from -shirts to coffee mugs with their personal designs and touch.

The sublimation printer will be used to print off individual designs and the sublimation heat transfer presses will allow those designs to be put on a variety of different items and materials.

Students not only get to design, but they will get to learn how to create personalized items themselves.

Mr. May
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CO-Z 110V Heat Press 360 Degree Swivel Heat Press Machine Multifunction Sublimation Combo T Shirt Press Machine for Mug Hat Plate Cap Mouse Pad (12x15 inches 5 in 1 Intelligent Audible Alarm) • Amazon Business $210.09 1 $210.09
Epson Stylus C88+ Inkjet Printer Color 5760 x 1440 dpi Print Plain Paper Print Desktop Model C11C617121 • Amazon Business $121.31 1 $121.31
KOALA Sublimation Heat Transfer Paper 8.5X11 Inches for Inkjet Printer Compatible with Sublimation Ink 100 Sheets 100gsm • Amazon Business $13.89 2 $27.78
Printers Jack 400ML Sublimation Ink for Inkjet PrintersC88 C88+ WF7610 WF7010 WF7710 WF7720 WF7110 WF7210 WF3640 WF3610 ET2720 Heat Press Transfer on Mugs, Plates, Polyester Shirts, Phone Cases etc • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Run Star Remanufactured Ink Cartridge Replacement for Epson 252XL T252XL T252XL120 Used in Workforce WF-3620 WF-3630 WF-3640 WF-7610 WF-7620 WF-7110 WF-7710 WF-7720 WF-7210, 5-Pack (2BK/1C/1Y/1M) • Amazon Business $20.98 1 $20.98

Materials cost

$406.15

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$28.43

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$470.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.06

Total project goal

$553.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$553.73

1 Donor

-$553.73

Donations toward project cost

-$470.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$83.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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