You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
  • $509 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Lauriat
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

Making MakerBot 3D Fun!

My students need MakerBot supplies for our MakerBot 3D Printer! We need filament and painter's tape sheets to use our awesome 3D Printer in class!

My Students

Flat is overrated! We want our fun in 3D! Our computer room has a 3D printer from MakerBot and we need materials to make our ideas come to life!

Our population is very diverse - many nationalities and cultures and many abilities.

We are a title 1 school and in a very low-income community where most children receive free lunch. We have an in-depth special education program, a gifted and talented program and a dual language program. My new computer room services about 850 students per week, from Kindergarteners through 5th graders! And every one of them is mesmerized by the MakerBot 3D printer!

My Project

Our MakerBot 3D printer takes flat images on the computer and creates 3D items in front of our eyes. We are taking a trip to the MakerBot store to scan ourselves and we will be able to come back and create 3D images of each other! The filament and tape will allow us to use our MakerBot 3D printer in class!

My computer room opens up the door to technology for so many students who would never experience it elsewhere.

Through educating my students, I am also educating the parents. My students will grow up in a world completely surrounded by gadgets and technological advances. By exposing them here, I hope to teach them proper use and build confidence in their abilities.

Read More

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MakerBot 1.75mm Translucent Purple PLA Filament for your desktop 3D printer • Amazon $65.00 1 $65.00
MakerBot 1.75mm Translucent Yellow PLA Filament for your desktop 3D printer • Amazon $65.00 1 $65.00
MakerBot Translucent Green PLA Filament for your desktop 3D printer • Amazon $65.00 1 $65.00
MakerBot True Purple PLA Filament for your desktop 3D printer • Amazon $48.00 1 $48.00
Makerbot 1.75mm True Red PLA Filament for your desktop 3D printer • Amazon $48.00 1 $48.00
MakerBot 1.75mm True Black PLA Filament for your desktop 3D printer • Amazon $48.00 1 $48.00
Makerbot Replicator 2 Supplies, 10 Painters Tape 12" x 7.25" Blue Square Sheets - 3M ScotchBlue 2090 Sticks to the Bed Plate - Better than Kapton Reduce Problem Models Warping from Extruder Printing Plastic Filament - 3D Printer Parts Kit for Sale • Amazon $18.95 2 $37.90
3D Printer Filament PLA 0.5kg 1.1lb Supply for 1.75mm Pink • Amazon $18.99 1 $18.99

Materials cost

$395.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$431.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.21

Total project goal

$508.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$508.04

2 Donors

-$496.27

Donations toward project cost

-$423.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.94

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

-$1.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 850 students.

Project Activity

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo
{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"New York City","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[1476540],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NY","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":1134844,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":1,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/making-makerbot-3d-fun/1134844/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":850,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Lauriat","authorIds":{"1476540":{"owner":"Mrs. Lauriat","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[1134844],"proposalHash":"-646699743","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp1476540_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1448631488361","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":316576,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":362,"proposalURL":"project/a-breath-of-fresh-air-please-part-ii/4960144/","proposalTitle":"A Breath of Fresh Air, Please! Part II","proposalId":4960144},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MjE5Nzk4MA==","MTc4Mzg4MA==","MjE3MjE2Nw=="],"teacherId":1476540,"schoolCounty":"Kings (Brooklyn)","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NY","name":"New York"}}