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

Kindergarten Designers and Innovators!

Help me give my students a variety of materials such as vinyl, transfer tape and other tools to use with our new Cricut machine so we can start positive projects at our school!

  • $293 goal

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My Students

I teach Kindergarten to 25 of the sweetest, most loving, caring, and smartest 5 year old kids. They love coming to school to learn, and to be part of something special. I strive each day to make each day the best ever.

Our school is 99% Latino and our entire school qualifies for free lunch.

Many students live in multi-generational homes and their parents work 2 to 3 jobs just to make ends meet. I do my best to make my classroom a positive and nurturing environment for them every day. However, due to budget cutbacks, it is sometimes difficult to get the materials we need to establish success.

My Project

We recently had a project funded that will give us a Cricut machine to use in our classroom and school. This new project will give us the supplies we need so that we can start creating. We need vinyl so that we can produce quotes to place in visible areas around the school. We also requested heat transfer vinyl and the Teflon sheets to make shirts for our class and for the various clubs we have after school. We need the cutting tools and mat to aide us in making sure all the details in the projects are sharp. We are hoping to try different types of vinyl so that we can have the opportunity to see which one works best for the different ideas we will be creating.

Maya Angelou once said that you can't use up creativity because the more you use, the more you have.

I really believe this and love challenging my students to think outside the box and take chances. These materials will help us do that because my students will be able to create ideas that we can use in our new cutting machine. We plan to not only use it for ourselves, but we want to leave a positive impact throughout our school!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cricut Vinyl Variety Pack 12X12 (40) • Amazon Business $38.35 1 $38.35
Heat Transfer Vinyl HTV Bundle Variety Pack Assortment for T Shirts Fabric 12x10" 24 Sheets Iron On Vinyl Colored Starter Kit for Silhouette Cameo and Cricut Bonus 1 Weeding Tweezers and Color Chart • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Cricut Sportflex Iron On, Black • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Cricut Removable Vinyl Pack, 40 Sheets Variety • Amazon Business $23.00 1 $23.00
Premium Permanent Self Adhesive Backed Vinyl Sheets - 55 Pack 12”x12” - by American Deluxe Vinyl Craft - Assorted Colors (Glossy, Matte, Brushed, Metallic) for Cricut, Silhouette Cameo, other Cutters • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Vinyl Sheets 40 Pack 12” x 12” Premium Permanent Self Adhesive Vinyl Sheets for Cricut,Silhouette Cameo,Craft Cutters,Printers,Letters,Decals (35 Color) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Cricut 2005382 TrueControl Kit, Lilac • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Cricut 2004716 Self Healing Mat, 12" x 12", Blue • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Cricut Vinyl Transfer Tape • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
3 Pack Teflon Sheet for Heat Press Transfer Sheet Non Stick PTFE About 16 x 20" Heat Resistant Craft Mat,Protects Iron and Work Area • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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