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Mrs. Bomba from Washington DC is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Life is Messy, Wear a Smock

My students need art smocks!

  • $494 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I'm in the dog house with parents. My art classes are slowly but surely ruining school uniforms. I am caught in between the desire to do awesome, messy, and authentic art projects with students at the risk of ruining clean white uniforms. Help me keep art messy!

My students are 320 preschool through fifth graders.

No matter their age, all of them are silly, messy, adventurous, and not at all concerned with the headache of laundry day. These are fearless, carefree, elementary aged students and I'd like to keep them that way!

My Project

I would like to cut the families of my students a break this year by stocking the studio with racks of full coverage, long-sleeved, vinyl smocks for our early childhood artists and adult-style, vinyl aprons for our older, more theoretically, clean minded students.

This project may not be as glamorous as other projects out there, but it is just as important.

Without these smocks, my students will not be able to execute the more glamorous projects with as much freedom and risk taking as true art making requires.

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13 donors13 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 320 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
APRON VINYL 6-8 YRS OLD - SCHOOL SMART • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $8.83 22 $194.26
APRON STUDENT VINYL 17WX29L • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $5.50 25 $137.50

Materials cost

$331.76

Vendor shipping charges

$33.18

State sales tax

$19.91

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$419.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.09

Total project goal

$493.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$493.92

11 Donors

-$463.04

Donations toward project cost

-$419.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.21

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$30.88

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$0.00

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