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Mrs. Baca from Fresno CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Shape our Classroom with a Die Cut Machine!

Help me give my students a Cricut Maker die cut machine with a heat press for iron on transfers and a light pad for tracing.

  • $997 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our school is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley.

It is filled with a richly diverse population of students.

In my classroom alone I have students whose parents speak Hmong, Cambodian, English, Spanish and Arabic. My students bring a wealth of culture, experience, and information to my classroom. As a mostly immigrant population, our students are working hard to overcome language and poverty barriers.

I am striving to give my students a classroom that they will feel comfortable to express themselves in. We love to share stories about our families and our culture in class. I am hoping to add to our cultural atmosphere by making the classroom a place that students feel at home and able to do their best work .

My Project

I am asking for a Cricut Maker die cut machine and accessories. A die cut machine will be a valuable tool to use in our class. It will be used to make pre-cut letters and shapes for projects. Some schools provide a die cut machine for teachers to use but our school is not one of them.

Technology like this enables the students to decorate and organize the classroom to their liking, while adding a little extra zing to the room.

Students will be able to design their own t-shirts for our class field trips and spirit days using the iron on heat press. Having a the ability to cut any shape I might need for lessons will be a big help in making my lessons more fun and engaging. We will also be using the machine to enhance our art projects. There are limitless uses for this kind of technology in my classroom.

Mrs. Baca
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 23 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cricut Maker, Champagne • Amazon Business $372.14 1 $372.14
Cricut EasyPress 2 9X9, Raspberry • Amazon Business $145.87 1 $145.87
Cricut Tools Bundle - Mats, Weeding Tools, Pens, Cutting Blade & Basic Tools • Amazon Business $82.99 1 $82.99
Cricut Bright Pad Mint • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Heat Transfer Vinyl Iron On HTV Starter Kit Bundle Assorted Colors & Silver Gold Glitters Holographic 15 Sheets 10" x 12" - for Cricut Silhouette Cameo Heat Press Easy Weed for T Shirt • Amazon Business $32.96 1 $32.96
Vinyl Sheets: Self Adhesive | 69 Vivid Assorted Glossy 12x12 Sheets | Includes Matt Black, Matt White, Silver | Water Resistant | Premium Smooth with Easy Peel 2.0 Technology • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
3 Pack PTFE Teflon Sheets for Heat Press Transfers Sheet 16" x 20" Non Stick Heat Resistant Craft Mat • Amazon Business $8.59 1 $8.59

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