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Dr. Lewis from Endicott NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Dressing the Part

Help me give my students crafting and sewing materials they could use to expand their minds and creativity, as they recreate costumes based on different historical time periods and cultures.

  • $459 goal

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My Students

My students are growing learners who need additional support to spark and ignite their curiosity and love of learning. Some have struggled within a typical classroom model all of their educational careers. Many of my students face difficulties not just at school, but at home as well. At my school, all students participate in the "free or reduced price lunch" program. Our team of teachers strive to provide for the needs of all students, by implementing engaging hands-on projects, innovative teaching techniques, instructional technologies, and helping to meet other vital needs, such as food and beverages.

My students have the potential to be the agents of change our community needs in order to thrive.

However, we need to continue to challenge and enrich their learning environment, whether this be through innovative classroom practices or through providing necessary sustenance to keep them focused and energized. All my students are special, with unique and specific needs. Securing resources and materials to help them learn or stave off hunger and sleepiness, will ensure that they have the warm, welcoming, and engaging learning environment they deserve.

My Project

In Social Studies, students often have difficulty placing themselves in different time periods and cultures, especially when they are so vastly different from their own. They are so far removed from the different peoples and civilizations we are learning about, that it is hard for them to image what life was like or what it must have felt to be a member of that society.

Help my students obtain the means to dress the part and place themselves in a different time period or culture, through donating to this project.

Through creating their own historically based costumes, my students can immerse themselves in history and gain a better sense of times past.

Dr. Lewis
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sewing KIT, Over 100 XL Quality Sewing Supplies, 30 XL Spools of Thread, Mini Sewing kit for DIY, Beginners, Emergency, Kids, Summer Campers, Travel and Home • Amazon Business $13.97 5 $69.85
iNee Bright Solid Fat Quarters Quilting Fabric Bundles, 18"x 22"(Bright Solids) • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
Rust-Oleum 241526 Comfort Grip • Amazon Business $6.98 5 $34.90
longshine-us Premium Cotton Craft Fabric Bundle Squares Patchwork Lint DIY Sewing Scrapbooking Quilting Dot Pattern Artcraft (50pcs 8"x8" Solid Color) • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Onepine 15pcs 7.9x11.8 inch(20x30 cm)Craft Felt Fabric Sheets Patchwork Sewing DIY Craft Squares Nonwoven 1mm Thick Assorted Colors (7.9x11.8 inch (20x30 cm)) • Amazon Business $6.99 3 $20.97
N95 Disposable Dust Masks, NIOSH-Certified Particulate Respirator For Construction, Emergency Kits, DIY, Home Use, Woodworking & more(30 Pack) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Rust-Oleum 7590838 Professional High Performance Enamel Spray Paint, 15 oz, Flat White • Amazon Business $5.98 3 $17.94
Rust-Oleum 7215830 7215-830 Spray Paint Black • Amazon Business $5.94 3 $17.82
Rust-Oleum 327875 American Accents Ultra Cover 2X Gloss Each, Apple Red • Amazon Business $7.78 2 $15.56
RayLineDo RayLineDo 50 Different Color Pieces Linen Cotton Fabric Solid Color Bundle Patchwork Squares Of 1010cm • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Rust-Oleum 314751 Painter's Touch 2X Ultra Cover 12 oz Spring Green • Amazon Business $3.99 3 $11.97
Rust-Oleum 315395 Painter's Touch 2X Ultra Cover 12 oz Seaside • Amazon Business $3.99 3 $11.97
Rust-Oleum 7251830 Stops Rust Metallic Spray Paint, 11 oz, Cobalt Blue • Amazon Business $5.98 2 $11.96
Rust-Oleum 286564 Stops Rust Metallic Spray Paint, 11 oz, Rose Gold • Amazon Business $5.76 2 $11.52
Rust-Oleum 263149 Painters Touch 2X Spray, 12-Ounce, Fire Orange • Amazon Business $4.48 2 $8.96

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