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  • $538 goal

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  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

Egyptologist in the Making!

My students need various materials to build an ancient egyptian city, mask and tombs.

My Students

Do you remember the first time, history came alive for you? I'm sure it wasn't with a worksheet or coloring page. That is what I hope will happen for my students. Students will explore ancient Egypt with hands-on activities such as building pyramids, mummifying chickens and making Egyptian masks.

I have a class of 19 diverse second graders.

I have 12 boys and 7 girls and giving them an opportunity to explore their interest is essential. My children are inquisitive and have an innate desire to learn. They are energetic, unique and have a variety of talents. Every student possesses the ability to think critically, learn and understand information, and solve complex problems. My children come from all over Washington, DC with a diverse set of needs but one thing they all have in common is that they have a true thirst for knowledge.

My Project

As we learn about ancient Egypt, students will build an Egyptian city. I am requesting art materials such as clay, metallic pens, jewels, foam boards and sand paper so that students can build a miniature 3-D Egyptian city. Students will also make mask, canopic jars, mummify chickens and bury them in student created sarcophagi and tombs. This is a hands on, art integrated investigation into ancient Egypt.

The old Chinese proverb says, "I hear...I forget, I see...I remember...I do, I understand." I hope that by "doing"my students will retain and understand more of their learning about ancient Egypt.

We learn a lot from history and I want my students to know the contributions of those that came before them as they use this knowledge to change the world around them.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AMACO STONEX/5LB • Blick Art Materials $11.94 2 $23.88
AMACO MEX POT CLAY/RED 25LB • Blick Art Materials $23.94 4 $95.76
ELMERS FOAMBOARD/WHT 16X20X3/16 PK12 ZZ • Blick Art Materials $29.39 1 $29.39
ELMERS CLR FOAMBOARD/SANDSTONE 20X30X3/16 • Blick Art Materials $5.45 2 $10.90
3M SANDPAPER/MED 9X11 SHEET • Blick Art Materials $0.76 10 $7.60
3M SANDPAPER/XFINE 9X11 SHEET • Blick Art Materials $0.42 10 $4.20
EGYPTIAN PAPYRS PAPR/7X8.5 • Blick Art Materials $2.07 20 $41.40
MAYSVILL COTTON WARP/BRONZE GOLD • Blick Art Materials $5.82 1 $5.82
MAYSVILL COTTON WARP/NTRL • Blick Art Materials $4.29 1 $4.29
OLD WORLD BEADS/1LB ASSRTMNT • Blick Art Materials $15.25 1 $15.25
ACRYLIC GEMS/1 POUND BAG • Blick Art Materials $12.35 1 $12.35
MOLTEN METALS ACRYLC/AGED BRNZ • Blick Art Materials $3.14 2 $6.28
MOLTEN METALS ACRYLC/DORADO GOLD • Blick Art Materials $3.59 2 $7.18
MOLTEN METALS ACRYLC/XANADU GOLD • Blick Art Materials $3.14 2 $6.28
SHARP OIL PAINT MRKR/AQUA FINE PT • Blick Art Materials $2.63 1 $2.63
SHARP OIL PAINT MRKR/AQUA MED PT • Blick Art Materials $2.75 4 $11.00
SHARP OIL PAINT MRKR/GOLD XFINE PT • Blick Art Materials $2.63 1 $2.63
SHARP OIL PAINT MRKR/GOLD FINE PT • Blick Art Materials $2.63 2 $5.26
IMITATION LEAF/5.5X5.5PK/25 GOLD • Blick Art Materials $7.39 1 $7.39
BALSA FOAM II/CARVING BLOCK 36/PK • Blick Art Materials $48.66 1 $48.66
BALSA FOAM II/2.25X2X5 24PC CLSSPK • Blick Art Materials $49.19 1 $49.19

Materials cost

$397.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.84

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$457.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.67

Total project goal

$537.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$537.81

2 Donors

-$340.00

Donations toward project cost

-$289.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.00

match offer

-$197.81

Match offer toward project cost

-$168.14

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.67

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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