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Mrs. SPITALIERI from Staten Island NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Makerspace Enhancements

My students need need maker materials to enhance their makerspace. This upcoming school year we plan to make our own shirts using the Cricut Maker, as well as other cool projects.

  • $1,737 goal

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My Students

The students in my school love visiting the library on a daily basis. They come as a whole class and also visit individually and with parents. When the students visit the library they get excited for what's to come and love being able to be free to read what they want.

Our school is a Title I school, and almost all of our students receive free lunch.

Many of the students are English language learners who do not have anyone at home to help them with their school work. They look to come to school to get help and use the library as a safe place to come. Most of our population come from troubled homes and they love the guidance and support they receive from teachers and staff at school.

My Project

This year our goal is to enhance our makerspace and create many more projects. The Cricut Maker tools will help my students use a variety of materials to create long lasting projects. Our students will also be creating their own tee shirts and start learning how to sew by creating their own patterns with the Cricut Maker.

These students will be able to learn how to make new things by working together and collaborating on ideas.

These lifelong skills will help them in their future work with others in this school and in years after. These materials will give them a start into thinking about other projects they can work on the materials they can use to make them.

Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cricut Maker Bundle - 40 sheets of Vinyl/Transfer Tape, Basic Tool Kit, 30 Pack Pen Set, and Designer Fabric Sampler • Amazon Business $483.37 1 $483.37
Styletech Self Adhesive Glitter Vinyl Sheets, 12 inches by 12 inches, 19 Pack • Amazon Business $40.46 3 $121.38
Cricut EasyPress • Amazon Business $109.99 1 $109.99
Cricut Vinyl Transfer Tape (2pack-12 x 48) • Amazon Business $24.23 3 $72.69
Cricut Bright Pad Mint • Amazon Business $64.69 1 $64.69
Cricut Maker Accessories Bundle - Fabric Sampler, Pen, Felt, Tools & Sewing Kit • Amazon Business $62.99 1 $62.99
Cricut Maker Accessories Bundle - Fabric Sampler, Pen, Felt, Tools & Sewing Kit • Amazon Business $62.99 1 $62.99
Permanent Adhesive Backed Vinyl Sheets By PrimeCuts USA - 65 VINYL SHEETS 12" x 12" - 65 Assorted Color Sheets for Cricut, Silhouette Cameo, and Other Craft Cutters • Amazon Business $19.99 3 $59.97
Chomas Creations Etching/Engraving Tool for Maker and Explore and Metal Stamping Blanks: Round, Heart, and Dog Tags • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
TECKWRAP Opal Holographic Vinyl Pack, Peacock • Amazon Business $17.90 2 $35.80
Fame Crafts Glitter Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV), 12" x 10" 15-Color Starter BUNDLE • Amazon Business $33.97 1 $33.97
Cricut StandardGrip Cutting 12x24 3 Pack • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Grafix Medium Weight 12 Inch by 12 Inch Chipboard Sheets, Black 25/Package • Amazon Business $15.71 2 $31.42
Grafix Medium Weight 12-Inch-by-12-Inch Chipboard-Sheets, White 25-Pack • Amazon Business $15.36 2 $30.72
Grafix Medium Weight Chipboard Sheets, 12-Inch by 12-Inch, Natural, 25-Pack • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
Cricut Knife Housing & Blade • Amazon Business $20.87 1 $20.87
Cricut Designer Fabric Sampler, Apricot & Persim • Amazon Business $9.66 2 $19.32
ROSE GOLD Glitter Vinyl Sheets 12" x 12" | 5-Pack Craft Vinyl Adhesive | Cricut Expression Explore, Silhouette Cameo, Signs, Stickers Decals by StyleTech - Turner Moore (rose gold ultra glitter vinyl) • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
3 Pack PTFE Teflon Sheets for Heat Press Transfers Sheet 16" x 24" Non Stick Heat Resistant Craft Mat • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
TECKWRAP Opal Chrome Holograhic Precut Sheets, Mermaid • Amazon Business $17.90 1 $17.90
Cricut Designer Fabric Sampler, Garden Girl • Amazon Business $8.94 2 $17.88
Cricut Pebbled Faux Leather, Patina Sampler • Amazon Business $14.45 1 $14.45
Cricut Tools, Basic Set • Amazon Business $13.38 1 $13.38
Cricut Standard Grip Mat, 12"x12", 2 Mats • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
Cricut Designer Fabric Sampler, Creative Rockstar • Amazon Business $3.98 2 $7.96

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