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Ms. Cress from Fairview WV is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Growth Mindset, Enthusiasm, Learners and Makers.

My students need technology in the art room. Having a "Makey Makey" means we can turn our common art supplies (often "trash") into techno-trash-art!

  • $222 goal

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My Students

I teach Kindergarten through 8th grade students.

They approach learning with joy and enthusiasm.

There is never a week that passes without at least a few youngsters who (literally) scream with genuine excitement after I demonstrate an activity. They just can't wait to dive into it.

These young creative learners enjoy growth through challenges and have a strong I can attitude. They have little access to technology, and we have a low budget, which both contribute to strengthening theirs (and my) creative re-use of objects and "trash."

My Project

These Makey Makey's will continue to nurture the joy these students have for learning.

Give my students easy and they do it; give them a challenge, and they do it with joy and enthusiasm.

Makey Makey's allow you to turn everyday objects into touch-pads. It’s an invention kit for doing art, engineering, and everything in-between. A row of bananas can become a keyboard; balls of clay can be turned into a game controller.

Student will practicing the THREE "R"s by using "trash" which will be painted or engineered to become an interactive sculpture and musical instrument in one. It will be able to go on musical art tours to schools and public community events. Since it is art, science, music, and made by reusing trash it will be able to make an appearance at many of the outdoor events held at Palatine Park in Fairmont.

Ms. Cress
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Makey Makey Collectors Gift Box Edition • Amazon Business $51.99 2 $103.98
Makey Makey Collectors Gift Box Edition • Amazon Business $51.99 1 $51.99

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