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Mrs. James from Greenwood IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Lets Make PiñAtas!

My students need balloons and tissue paper to make their own pinatas and decorate them. They also need candy to fill them up.

  • $243 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a variety of different economic backgrounds with about 50% of our students receiving free lunch. The program is fairly new at our school and students are craving more culture and language exposure.

My students are inspiring, creative, full of life, and eager to learn.

They become global citizens as soon as they step into the classroom. Cultural days in our classroom are the best. Students await for the extensive culture exposure including games, food, stories, activities, and crafts. They are inquisitive and like to explore their world and those around them. I hope to provide rich opportunities to continue to grow in a creative and positive way.

My Project

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” -Benjamin Franklin

The best way to learn about another culture is by experiencing the culture.

The goal of Spanish club is to provide as many authentic opportunities as possible for students to interact with Spanish-speaking cultures.

Creating artifacts and providing opportunities for students to experience Latin American culture in a real way is essential for becoming global citizens. The balloons and glue will be used to make piñatas. The tissue paper will be used to decorate the piñatas and the candy to fill them up.

Mrs. James
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ArtVerse 100-Piece Tissue Paper, 20" x 26", Assorted Colors (Pack of 2) • Amazon Business $12.29 2 $24.58
Chupa Chups Pops Cremosa Ice Cream, 16.93 oz • Amazon Business $7.89 3 $23.67
Mini Obleas with Cajeta (20 Delicious Wafers with Goat's Milk Candy) • Amazon Business $7.36 3 $22.08
Vero Pica Fresa Chili Strawberry and Pica Gomas Sandia Watermelon Flavor Gummy Mexican Candy & Mints From Tex-Mex Sweetz • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
De La Rosa Marzipan Peanut Candy, 1 OZ each - 30 Packs • Amazon Business $8.52 2 $17.04
Bubu Lubu 24ct • Amazon Business $14.21 1 $14.21
DUVALIN candies (18 pieces in all 3 boxes) • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
Dusico Party Balloons 12 Inches Rainbow Set (100 Pack), Assorted Colored Balloons Bulk Made With Strong Latex For Helium Or Air Use, Birthday Balloon Arch Supplies • Amazon Business $10.90 1 $10.90
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
Adams Bubbaloo Bubble Gum Tutti Frutti • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Bubbaloo Mora Azul Blue Berry Mexican Chewing Gum - 1 Pack 50pcs • Amazon Business $7.80 1 $7.80

Materials cost

$173.15

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$205.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.31

Total project goal

$242.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$242.06

3 Donors

-$112.50

Donations toward project cost

-$112.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$109.71

Match offer toward project cost

-$93.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.46

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.85

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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