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Ms. Bidwell from San Ramon CA is requesting art supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Ignite Creativity and Design Potential in our STEAM Space!

Help me give my students a creative and engaging way to build critical thinking and problem-solving skills in our Maker's Space!

  • $599 goal

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My Project

"Creativity is intelligence having fun!" Fostering creativity builds critical thinking and problem-solving skills, helping my learners prepare for future success. My goal is to implement, and now to boost, the quality of our site's Maker Space. We started small, with just a few maker kits, art supplies, and strategic activities. This year, we are ready to step it up a notch, and hopefully, incorporate a Cricut machine to support creativity.

Students are interested in the design process and creating and publishing for authentic audiences.

The Cricut machine will streamline this process, save time, and engage students in designing projects of which they can be proud.

The Cricut will not only benefit all of the students while they visit the STEAM lab, but will also be available to support student clubs and organizations. The creative potential will be unlocked for students and educators.

Ms. Bidwell
Grades 3-5

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cricut Explore 3 Die-Cutting Machine Light Blue (2008337) • Staples $293.86 1 $293.86
Cricut Premium Vinyl Permanent 12 x 12 Brights 6 Sheets/Pack (2005213) • Staples $12.24 3 $36.72
Cricut - Smart Vinyl Matte Metallic 12 ft - Champagne • Best Buy Education $20.31 1 $20.31
Cricut Cutting Mats - StandardGrip, 12" x 12" • Blick Art Materials $15.49 1 $15.49
Cricut UV Color Changing Iron-On Vinyl - Violet, 12" x 19" • Blick Art Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
Cricut UV Color Changing Iron-On Vinyl - Blue, 12" x 19" • Blick Art Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
Cricut - Basic Tool Set - White • Best Buy Education $13.35 1 $13.35
Cricut Removable Premium Vinyl - White, 12" x 48" • Blick Art Materials $7.25 1 $7.25
Cricut Premium Vinyl Permanent 12 x 48 Black (2008571) • Staples $5.85 1 $5.85
Cricut Removable Smart Vinyl - Black, 13" x 3 ft, Roll • Blick Art Materials $4.79 1 $4.79
Cricut Removable Smart Vinyl - White, 13" x 3 ft, Roll • Blick Art Materials $4.79 1 $4.79

Materials cost

$432.39

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$39.56

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$508.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.72

Total project goal

$598.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$598.16

1 Donor

-$398.76

Donations toward project cost

-$338.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.81

match offer

-$199.40

Match offer toward project cost

-$169.49

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.91

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$0.00

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