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Ms. Schilling from Tucson AZ is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Origami Makes Math Fun

Help me give my students exciting math experiences through origami and paper folding!

  • $169 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My sixth-grade students are explorers and learners. They are excited to discover different ways math can be used in the real-world and are engaged in STEM learning throughout their school day.

My students are creative problem solvers, and my classroom is a place for them to experience learning in a hands-on environment.

Our school is located in the center of a large city, and many students face challenges of uncertainty at home, including issues of economic instability and immigration status. In the classroom, I strive to create a positive learning environment in which students can engage with STEM through real-world projects. I encourage my students to work together and think creatively, and I hope to foster a life-long love of learning and math.

My Project

Math can be a challenging topic for students to engage with, but origami is active and exciting, and it provides an avenue for students to learn math in an interactive way.

Origami helps students explore and understand ratios, angles, shapes, area, proportions, and fractions; all while having fun folding different shapes and patterns.

My students love origami lessons - they make special requests for origami and are always asking for more! The only challenge is finding paper for folding. With these awesome origami paper supplies, we will be well stocked for many upcoming origami projects that will help make math fun and interesting to my students. Origami not only engages students with math in new ways, it also provides a productive, relaxing activity and highlights different strengths in the classroom.

Ms. Schilling
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Origami Paper 500 Sheets, Premium Quality for Arts and Crafts, 6-inch Square Sheets, 20 Vivid Colors, Same Color on Both Sides, 100 Design E-Book Included (See back of the cover for download info) • Amazon Business $14.95 2 $29.90
IRIS Portable Project Case for 6" x 6" Paper, 8 Pack • Amazon Business $26.32 1 $26.32
[Standard 500 Made in Japan] Taro's Origami Studio Premium Japanese Origami Paper (6 inch, 500 Sheets, Single Side 23 Colors Including Gold and Silver) • Amazon Business $13.91 1 $13.91
Origami Paper 500 sheets Kaleidoscope Patterns 6" (15 cm): Tuttle Origami Paper: High-Quality Origami Sheets Printed with 12 Different Designs: Instructions for 8 Projects Included • Amazon Business $11.65 1 $11.65
Origami Paper 500 sheets Chiyogami Patterns 6" 15cm: Tuttle Origami Paper: High-Quality Origami Sheets Printed with 12 Different Designs: Instructions for 8 Projects Included • Amazon Business $11.21 1 $11.21
2x40 Color Origami - 120 Sheets • Amazon Business $6.86 1 $6.86
Easy Origami (Dover Origami Papercraft)over 30 simple projects • Amazon Business $4.73 1 $4.73

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