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Ms. Kaplan from Corona NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Knifty Knitters United!

Help me give my students yarn and looms to make hats and scarves for our knitting club!

  • $734 goal

This project expired on May 1, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are really lovely kids; hardworking, funny, and bright. They live in a very disadvantaged community, where resources are scarce and teachers have to work really hard to acquire supplies and plan enrichment activities.

My students do their best to comply with all that we require of them, which means a large amount of test prep and a small amount of recess.

As their teacher, I owe it to them to try to bring fun and creativity to our school year to the best of my abilities.

Many of my students have special needs, ranging from learning differences to emotional disturbances, and it's important to me to make learning fun and enjoyable for them.

My Project

My knitting club is off to a great start, and the students are really enjoying working with yarn so far! But they are quickly going through my yarn supply like fast little knitters, so I need to replenish. I also want an additional set of looms so that at the end of the club, I can let students keep their looms for future knitting adventures. I need the large plastic storage bins to store all these supplies in a neat, organized, and accessible way for me and the students to use.

My students love knitting, and it helps them learn focus and attention to detail!

Ms. Kaplan
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Darice Carryi Round Knitting, Set of 4 with 11, 9, 7-inch and 5-1/2 inch Sizes – Includes 1 Yarn Needle, 1 Loom Pick and a Clear Plastic Carrying Case (1171-58), 4 Piece, Multi Colored • Amazon Business $16.88 15 $253.20
AKB KB4577 Purple and Orange Ergonomic Loom Knit Hook, 2 Pack • Amazon Business $7.99 10 $79.90
Akro-Mils 66486 CLDBL 12-Gallon Plastic Storage KeepBox with Attached Lid, 21-1/2-Inch by 15-Inch by 12-1/2-Inch, Semi Clear • Amazon Business $19.44 3 $58.32
Lion Brand Yarn 641-542 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Bonus Bundle Yarn, One Skein, Seaglass • Amazon Business $16.28 3 $48.84
Lion Brand Yarn 641-617 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Hometown, Quick Bonus Bundle Yarn, City Lights • Amazon Business $15.48 3 $46.44
Bernat 16206060007 Pipsqueak Stripes Yarn, Cotton Candy • Amazon Business $10.97 3 $32.91
Bernat Blanket Bright Yarn, Pow Purple • Amazon Business $10.79 2 $21.58
Bernat Baby Blanket Big Ball Pink Dreams • Amazon Business $7.11 3 $21.33
Bernat Baby Blanket Big Ball White • Amazon Business $6.31 3 $18.93
Bernat Softee Chunky Yarn, 3.5 Oz, Gauge 6 Super Bulky, Wine • Amazon Business $3.33 1 $3.33

Materials cost

$584.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$623.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$110.04

Total project goal

$733.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$733.59

2 Donors

-$627.88

Donations toward project cost

-$623.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.33

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$105.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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