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Mrs. Snow from Pell City AL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Entrepreneurship for Special Learners - Teaching Financial Literacy Skills

My students need jewelry making supplies, beads, charms, clasps, and chains, for our special needs school workshop. Students will be trained on how to assemble and then sell them for classroom fundraising.

  • $514 goal

This project expired on December 22, 2016.

This project expired on December 22, 2016.

My Students

My classroom of special learners established their own school-based business. They love creating new products in our production center. They then hold sales in our school and community as a classroom fundraiser. The business teaches our special students critical life skills of running a business.

My students are exceptional people, eager to love and learn.

Our student business consists of my students as well as 16 typical peers. We all work together as a team to teach valuable life skills such as production, job skills, running a business and taking inventory. All proceeds from our fundraising go back into our classroom to purchase needed supplies.

My Project

Students will utilize the jewelry making products, beads, charms, clasps, and chains, in our school workshop. Through on the job training students will be able to assemble some beautiful products to sell in our school and community. Students will keep track of sales, inventory, and profit, thus fostering their financial literacy skills for life. Your donation to our student business will allow students to receive the following: financial literacy skills, job training skills, cooperative work with peers, community involvement, and most of all self-confidence.

When students create products for the business and see that people are proud of their work, it changes them forever.

An additional bonus to our business is being able to purchase needed supplies for our classroom. Students will track all sales, inventory, and profit margins. They will then determine what items need to be purchased for the workshop/classroom with their earnings.

Mrs. Snow
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
20 CleverDelights Vintage Style Necklaces - Silver Color - 24 Inch - Rolo Chain Necklace - Lobster Clasp and Jump Rings Attached - Jewelry Findings - 3 x 4mm Oval Links - Antiqued Necklaces - 24" Length • Amazon Business $12.88 4 $51.52
20 CleverDelights Vintage Style Necklaces - Antique Bronze Color - 24 Inch - Rolo Chain Necklace - Lobster Clasp and Jump Rings Attached - Jewelry Findings - 3 x 4mm Oval Links - Antiqued Necklaces - 24" Length • Amazon Business $12.70 4 $50.80
TheBeadsFactory 100pc Lot [PREMIUM HIGH QUALITY] Silver Lampwork Murano Glass European Mix Beads with SINGLE CORE - Compatible with Pandora, Chamilia, Troll, Biagi • Amazon Business $12.60 3 $37.80
BRCbeads Top Quality 50Pcs Mix Silver Plate FACETED STYLE1 Murano Lampwork European Glass Crystal Charms Beads Spacers Fit Pandora Troll Chamilia Carlo Biagi Zable Snake Chain Charm Bracelets. • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Pandahall 100PCS Mixed Color Alloy Rhinestone Large Hole European Beads, Platinum- 11x6mm, Hole: 5mm • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
20 1-Inch Small Glass Bottles Message Treasure Charm Pendant DIY Kit For Necklace Weddings Wish Jewelry Mini Glass Bottles with Corks • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Beadaholique 20-Piece Closed Jump Rings, 10mm, 18-Gauge, Silver • Amazon Business $5.75 3 $17.25
RUBYCA 160Pcs Wholesale Bulk Lots Tibetan Silver Color Mix Pendants Charms Bracelet Jewelry Mix5 • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Housweety 20 Mixed SP Rhinestone Clip On Charm Fit Chain Bracelet • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
HooAMI 10 Mixed Love Heart Clip On Charms Fit Chain Bracelet • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Skeleton Key Charm Set in Antique Silver (48 Charms) 6 Different Styles - Vintage Style Key Charms • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Pandahall 100PCS 15x12mm Spray Painted Glass European Beads with Silver Brass Cores Large Hole Beads, Mixed Color, Hole: 5mm • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
M&T 20PCS Silver Tone No-Repeat Words Clip-On Charms Pendants, Jewelry DIY Supply Wholesale C25 • Amazon Business $12.90 1 $12.90
KING DO WAY 69pcs Antique Bronze Vintage Skeleton Keys Charm Set DIY Handmade Accessories Necklace Pendants • Amazon Business $11.78 1 $11.78
40pc Owl Charms,pendants, Antique Bronze • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Y&Y Star Mixed Charms Pendants 100 Gram Assorted DIY Antique Charms Pendant Mega mix for Crafting,Bracelet Necklace Jewelry Findings Jewelry Making Accessory (100g mixed Bronze) • Amazon Business $9.78 1 $9.78
80Pcs Wholesale Bulk Tibetan Silver Mix Pedants Charms Bracelets Necklace Jewelry Findings Jewelry Making(80Pcs, Mix5) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
PandaHall Elite 1 Box 6 Colors 3300 Pcs Iron Plated Jump Rings Unsoldered 4mm Diameter Jewelry Making Findings • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Yueton® Pack of 40 Alloy Tree of Life Charms Pendents Jewelry Findings for Making Bracelet and Necklace • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Yueton Curved Lobster Clasps-100pcs 7x12mm Silver Plated Lobster Claw Clasps DIY Jewelry Fastener Hook,necklace DIY Fasteners (Silver) • Amazon Business $5.89 1 $5.89
Yueton® Curved Lobster Clasps-100pcs 7x12mm Lobster Claw Clasps DIY Jewelry Fastener Hook, Necklace DIY Fasteners (Bronze) • Amazon Business $5.89 1 $5.89

Materials cost

$370.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$30.22

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$436.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.05

Total project goal

$513.67

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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