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Mr. Andrew Nguyen from San Jose CA is requesting art supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning and Folding

Help me give my students a therapeutic elective to explore the art of folding paper.

  • 1 donor
  • $346 goal

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My Project

Many of our students love origami, from watching video and asking others to show them how to create even a simple boat or something advance as a crane. Many of our student have ADHD or other various learning disabilities, which impacts their learning process, causing unwanted stress on a daily basis. However, something simple as origami has helped many of our students to find a way to decompress and regulate their mindset when learning. The goal for this project is to create an elective in which we could teach our students different types of origami and increase their growth mindset.

By donating to this project you will help supply proper books and paper for our students to learn how to do origami.

Materials such as books with visual images and the correct type of paper will only support their passion for origami. Origami has many benefits of hand-eye coordination, problem-solving, creativity, mental well-being, and many more. I've already seen how random scrap paper and a few videos have positive affect on them and with this project, it will only re-enforce a positive mindset and attitude.

Mr. Andrew Nguyen
Grades 6-8

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Origami Paper Set - 120 Sheets - Traditional Japanese Folding Papers Including Floral, Animal Prints, Aztec, Geometric - Origami Paper 6x6 - Origami Papers for Kids & Adults - Mozart Origami Kit • Amazon Business $12.86 2 $25.72
Origami Paper 6 Inches Square 500 Sheets 20 Vivid Colors Double Sided for Kids & Adults Arts and Crafts Projects • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
8 PCS Bone Folder Tool, Plastic Bone Folder Paper Creaser Set Scoring Tool for Paper Crafts Book-Binding Card Making and Office Supplies for DIY Handmade Leather Burnishing Bookbinding Books Cards • Amazon Business $6.96 3 $20.88
Toyo Thousand Paper Cranes Origami 7cm, 50 Colors, 1000 Sheets • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
2060 Sheets Star Origami Paper 27 Assortment Color Star Paper Strip Double Sided Origami Stars Paper Solid Color Decoration Paper Strips DIY Hand Art Crafts • Amazon Business $9.69 2 $19.38
The Art & Science of Geometric Origami: Create Spectacular Paper Polyhedra, Waves, Spirals, Fractals and More! (More than 60 Models!) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Amazing Origami Kit: Traditional Japanese Folding Papers and Projects [144 Origami Papers with Book, 17 Projects] • Amazon Business $17.06 1 $17.06
BUBU Origami Paper Kit 1000 Sheets 6 Inch Square Double Sided Color 20 Vivid Colors for Beginners Trainning and School Craft Lessons • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Japanese Origami for Beginners Kit: 20 Classic Origami Models: Kit with 96-page Origami Book, 72 Origami Papers and Instructional DVD: Great for Kids and Adults! • Amazon Business $14.36 1 $14.36
Classic Origami for Beginners Kit: 45 Easy-to-Fold Paper Models: Full-color instruction book; 98 sheets of Folding Paper: Everything you need is in this box! • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Origami Paper 500 sheets Cherry Blossoms 6" (15 cm): Tuttle Origami Paper: Double-Sided Origami Sheets Printed with 12 Different Patterns (Instructions for 6 Projects Included) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Amazing Origami Boxes • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Origami Paper 500 sheets Chiyogami Patterns 6" 15cm • Amazon Business $10.91 1 $10.91
Double Sided Origami Paper for Kids & Grown-ups 6x6 inch 100 Sheets, 12 Vibrant Designs of Beautiful Galaxy Outer Space, Easy Folding for Scrapbook Paper Arts Crafts School • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Easy Origami (Dover Origami Papercraft)over 30 simple projects • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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