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Mrs. Barnes from Mount Vernon TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Destination Creativity

Help me give my students supplies so that they can compete in instant challenges.

  • $598 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are all in the Gifted and Talented program. This is the first year that our grade levels have participated in the Destination Imagination Program.

All of the students I teach receive free breakfast.

These Gifted and Talented students are usually not challenged in class and typically receive the same assignments as other students.

When they come to my class for Flex Time, I push their creative skills and their teamwork skills. They are working together in their groups to accomplish a given task.

My Project

The materials for this project will be used in my Gifted and Talented class. Students are asked to complete different challenges in which they must construct things out of chenille sticks, craft sticks, straws, toothpicks, plates, and many other daily materials.

This year, students have already been challenged to build a fishing pole out of string, toothpicks, straws, and labels.

Students must work in groups to use the provided materials to complete a certain challenge. These materials are things that we go through on a monthly basis, so we just need these items to restock. The cabinet will be used to store materials for my Gifted and Talented students projects so that they will go unharmed.

Mrs. Barnes
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fedmax Steel Storage Cabinet 71" Tall, Lockable Doors and Adjustable Shelves, (Choose Color) 70.86" Tall x 31.5" W x 15.75" D (Gray) • Amazon Business $234.99 1 $234.99
IRIS USA, Inc. TB-35 5 Quart Stack & Pull Box, Clear • Amazon Business $23.98 2 $47.96
Creative Arts by Charles Leonard Chenille Stem Class Pack, 4 MM x 6 Inch, Assorted Colors, 1000/Box (65210) • Amazon Business $12.85 3 $38.55
Tomnk 300pcs 10.3 Inches Disposable Color Drinking Straws Plastic Straws • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Heavy Duty Silver Duct Tape - 6 Roll Multi Pack Industrial Lot – 30 Yards x 2 inch Wide – Large Bulk Value Pack of Grey Original Extra Strength - No Residue, All Weather. Tear by Hand • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Avery Address Labels with Sure Feed for Inkjet Printers, 0.5" x 1.75", 2,000 Labels, Permanent Adhesive (8167), White • Amazon Business $10.35 2 $20.70
Pacon Wood Craft Sticks, 6" x 11/16", Natural, Box Of 500 • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
#10 Security Tinted Self-Seal Envelopes - No Window, Size 4-1/8 X 9-1/2 Inches - White - 24 LB - 100 Count (34100) • Amazon Business $7.49 2 $14.98
POPLAY 50 PCS Beautiful Player Marbles Bulk for Marble Games,Multiple Colors(1 Whistle for Free) • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Regal Games Casino Standard Poker Size Playing Cards (Set of 12 Decks) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Perfect Stix 114ST Wooden Craft Sticks • Amazon Business $9.60 1 $9.60
AmazonBasics Jumbo Size Office Paper Clips, Smooth, 100 per Box, 10-Pack • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
Chenille Kraft 369001 Flat Wood Toothpicks, Wood, Natural, 2500/Pack (CKC369001) (CK-369001) • Amazon Business $3.06 1 $3.06
RED HEART Super Saver Yarn, Minty, E300.0520 • Amazon Business $2.94 1 $2.94

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