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Ms. Dobra from Wilmington CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Fold It Up!

Help me give my students beautiful and educational origami supplies and instructions to incorporate into math class.

  • $207 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are hard-working and task-oriented. They are spirited and resourceful. They can be both playful and serious. We feel like a family. We have been working all year on developing our problem-solving skills and also trying to develop as socially conscious humans. They enjoy challenges and always have a lot to contribute to any discussion. Each and every one of them brings something unique to the learning table.

Although several of my students have personal challenges, their disposition remains positive and their path productive.

It has been a year of challenges and changes and I am proud to see the growth they've exhibited. I enjoy providing them with a range of opportunities to access their curriculum and look forward to projects and resources that can foster my effectiveness as a teacher.

My Project

Once students enter middle school, it seems some of the opportunities to do hands-on projects become less available due to time constraints. Origami is a wonderful way for students to incorporate math and art into a hands-on learning experience that will help them make connections to the content. Students will enjoy using the colorful perfect squares to fold and create while understanding about geometric patterns, designs, and angles. The sky will be the limit as they explore and build algebraic patterns and exponential designs using the vibrant sheets. They can calculate area, surface area, and volume using a variety of three dimensional shapes while having fun and letting their creativity flow.

Ms. Dobra
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AITOH Origami Paper - Classroom Pack - 5-78 in. x 5-78 in. - 32 lb. • Nasco $93.80 1 $93.80
Roylco Really Big Origami Paper - Pkg. of 30 - 12 in. x 12 in. • Nasco $10.90 2 $21.80
Yasutomo Origami Paper FoldEms - Wild Animals • Nasco $5.20 1 $5.20

Materials cost

$120.80

Vendor shipping charges

$12.08

State sales tax

$11.05

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$175.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.01

Total project goal

$206.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$206.75

1 Donor

-$206.75

Donations toward project cost

-$175.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.01

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$0.00

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