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Mrs. Orellana from Galesburg IL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Designing Our Own Illinois State Flags

My students need supplies to design and create their own Illinois state flags after researching what makes Illinois unique. They need fabric, felt, fabric markers, adhesives, and wooden dowels for the flag poles.

  • $177 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are fun-seeking, flashy learners! They are dedicated to their learning and love finding innovative ways to seek out knowledge. They have a variety of interests and they love sharing what they learn with others around them!

My school’s diversity rate is 0.68, which is more than double the states’s average of 0.31.

My students do not let challenges get in their way! They let their education empower them and make them strong and ready to face the world!

My Project

My students are researching Illinois and what makes it unique. They are investigating the state symbols, agriculture, goods, cultural trends, landmarks, etc. After they conduct their own research, they will be designing a new Illinois state flag based off of their findings. Not only will they design the new flags on paper, they will actually carry out and create the new flags using various materials such as muslin fabric, felt, and fabric markers. They will then present their flags and explain what factors influenced their designs. We will have a display day where the students can show off their creations.

Mrs. Orellana
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
63987-1005-Design Works Unbleached Muslin - 45" x 5 yds • Blick Art Materials $17.58 2 $35.16
01248-1059-Jacquard Tee Juice Fabric Markers - Medium Point, Set of 5, Markers • Blick Art Materials $12.24 2 $24.48
23631-1000-Surebonder Cool Shot Super Low Temperature Mini Glue Gun • Blick Art Materials $7.13 1 $7.13
63201-1125-Craft Felt - Assorted Colors, 9" x 12" Pieces, Pkg of 12 • Blick Art Materials $2.91 2 $5.82
63211-1043-Stick-It Felt Sheets - 9" x 12", Pkg of 6, White • Blick Art Materials $5.62 1 $5.62
63211-2053-Stick-It Felt Sheets - 9" x 12", Pkg of 6, Black • Blick Art Materials $5.62 1 $5.62
63211-2983-Stick-It Felt Sheets - 9" x 12", Pkg of 6, Red • Blick Art Materials $5.62 1 $5.62
23933-1001-SUREBNDR GLUE STICKS COOL SHOT 40CT 4IN • Blick Art Materials $5.41 1 $5.41
23820-1004-Delta Sobo Craft and Fabric Glue - 4 oz, Squeeze Bottle • Blick Art Materials $2.54 2 $5.08
60448-1412-Creativity Street Wooden Dowel Rods - Pkg of 12, 1/4" x 12" • Blick Art Materials $2.54 2 $5.08
63211-1068-Stick-It Felt Shapes - Stars, 72 Pieces • Blick Art Materials $2.89 1 $2.89

Materials cost

$107.91

Vendor shipping charges

$10.79

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$150.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.53

Total project goal

$176.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$176.85

7 Donors

-$165.08

Donations toward project cost

-$141.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.26

match offer

-$10.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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