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Mrs. de Jesus from San Diego CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning California History Through Arts and Crafts

Help me give my students the art supplies they need to complete a variety of Social Studies projects related to California Native Americans .

  • $182 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are in a Dual Immersion Program. They received Language Arts and Math instruction in English and Social Studies, Science and Language Arts in Spanish. This school year I have a combo class, which means that I spend half of my school day with a 2nd-grade group and the other half with the 3rd-grade group.

My students have a very demanding curriculum with a limited number of art projects.

During my winter break, I was able to develop two art projects related to California History which can be used with both grade levels.

My Project

Students will be able to investigate, plan and make a variety of art projects related to the Social Studies curriculum.

The students will create an artifact that was used to trade among the different American tribes of California.

For this project, they will use a variety of natural beads to design and create a necklace. In another project, students will use molding magic clay to create a basket similar to those used by the Maidu Native American tribe from California.

These projects will give students a clear visual representation of the tools used by California Native Americans. Students will be curating and presenting their artwork to families and the school community.

Mrs. de Jesus
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sago Brothers Air Dry Clay, 36 Colors Modeling Clay for Kids, Molding Magic Clay for Slime add ins & Slime Supplies, Kids Gifts Art Set for Boys Girls • Amazon Business $28.59 1 $28.59
Sago Brothers Air Dry Clay, 36 Colors Modeling Clay for Kids, Molding Magic Clay for Slime add ins & Slime Supplies, Kids Gifts Art Set for Boys Girls • Amazon Business $28.59 1 $28.59
Jangostor Shells Set (9 Kinds 150PCS Sea Shells with Hole/ 5 PCS Metal Keychain/ 20 PCS Jump Rings/ 5 M Crystal Elastic String) Natural Colorful Seashells Perfect for Jewelry Making, Home Decoration • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
120 PCS Open Back Natural Spiral Shell Beads Smooth Cut Oval Seashells Beach Seashells Cowrie Shells Charm Beads With Big Hole & 5.5 Yard Black Waxed Cotton Cord for DIY Craft Jewelry Making (18-22mm) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Paxcoo 100Pcs Black Waxed Necklace Cord with Clasp Bulk for Bracelet Necklace and Jewelry Making (20 Inches) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
CarpenterC 200pcs 8mm Gorgeous Natural Round Polished Rosewood Loose Beads For Jewelry Making DIY Handmade Craft • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Paxcoo 0.8mm Elastic String, Stretchy Bracelet String Crystal String Bead Cord for Bracelet, Beading and Jewelry Making (120m) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$112.13

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.26

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$154.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.19

Total project goal

$181.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$181.26

2 Donors

-$115.63

Donations toward project cost

-$98.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.34

match offer

-$65.62

Match offer toward project cost

-$55.78

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.84

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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