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Mr. Matt at MAWSECO from Howard Lake MN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Get Crafty

Help me give my students a Silhouette Cutting Tool to make amazing arts and crafts projects in class.

  • $442 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is absolutely amazing. We are a Level IV Special Education cooperative that serves seven school districts. We have a wonderful caring staff and awesome students who brighten our days even in the bitter cold of Minnesota winters. Our students range from kindergarten up to students who have already finished their high school careers. We have a K-4 program working with students with behavioral needs whose math/reading abilities range from emerging to proficient. Our K-21 program works with students with significant communication or neurological disorders and their focus is on effective communication. Students work in highly structured settings to assist them in academic learning, social skills, behavior modification, and daily living skills. Our oldest students (18-21) are focusing on independent living skills and work experience.

Small group sizes and tailored plans allow a great deal of focus to be on the individual students in our classes.

My Project

Our class project is for a Silhouette cutting machine and some wonderful accessories and paper. The Silhouette will be used in our classroom for art projects. With a Silhouette, students can create a variety of age-appropriate and detailed art projects beyond what they would typically be able to do with a pair of scissors. As students gain familiarity with the projects and the cutting tool, it could be used by older students to create cards or gifts to have in a "school store."

Students will be so proud of the projects they create with the help of a Silhouette.

Help us give access to our students who have difficulty with cutting. Everyone is able to create gorgeous artwork with the help of a Silhouette.

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Silhouette White Cameo 4 Starter Bundle with 38 Oracal Vinyl Sheets, T-Shirt Vinyl, Transfer Paper, Class, Guides and 24 Sketch Pens • Amazon Business $339.99 1 $339.99

Materials cost

$339.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$375.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.19

Total project goal

$441.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$441.28

6 Donors

-$412.75

Donations toward project cost

-$366.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.16

match offer

-$10.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$18.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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