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Ms. McMahon from Staten Island NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Express Yourself

Help me give my students a Cricut so they can creatively express themselves.

  • $472 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students that I am lucky to work with every day are truly amazing. They are special needs students that put an incredible amount of effort into their daily routines. This year I will be teaching in a NEST classroom, that incorporates children with autism into a general education classroom setting. More than half of my students come from an economically challenged background.

Please consider funding this project as you can change the lives of my students.

Just the smallest donation can make a huge impact for them.

My Project

The Express Yourself Project is based on a Cricut machine. A Cricut is a craft cutting machine. Designs can be created via computer, then sent to the machine. My students will be able to create their own book covers, project embellishments, flashcards, storyboards​, plus so much more.

Students who take ownership of their learning space will be more engaged and successful.

The Cricut machine will enable my students to enhance their projects and presentations on a professional level. I plan on working with my students to unleash their creativity. The machine will be utilized mostly during free time, to help prepare materials that will be used during instructional activities. By creating their own unique resources, my students will ultimately be more engaged in their learning.

Ms. McMahon
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cricut Explore Air 2 Machine Bundle with IronOn Packs, Sampler, Weeding Tool and eBook • Amazon Business $309.99 1 $309.99
DCWV Double Sided Cardstock Stack, Textured, 58 Sheets, 12 x 12 inches • Amazon Business $16.59 2 $33.18
PA Paper Accents ADP1212.1118 Variety Pk 12x12 Glitter, None • Amazon Business $11.27 2 $22.54

Materials cost

$365.71

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$401.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.80

Total project goal

$472.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$472.00

5 Donors

-$252.60

Donations toward project cost

-$243.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

Matching donations from our partners

-$185.41

Match offers toward project cost

-$157.60

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.81

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$33.99

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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