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Ms. Brinser from New Orleans LA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Our Kids ♥ To Knit! Please Consider Us For Needles And Yarn!

My students need beginner knitting needles, and an assortment of bulky yarn to start the year off knitting.

  • $468 goal

This project expired on October 23, 2010.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Here is why our kids ♥ to knit: knitting helps them recognize patterns, count, develops fine motor skills, problem solving AND logic. And did you know that it increases right and left brain interaction? The kids ♥ it!

We are a Title 1, public charter, creative arts elementary school, in an urban district.

Our students are amazing, dedicated, hard working, and above all, eager to be the very best they can be! The energy they bring to our community is inspiring. They love to learn through arts integration, and it is an exciting way to teach.

My Project

We have requested size 13 knitting needles - great for beginners! What a luxury for us, as we have taught knitting using a variety of stand-ins: bamboo skewers, chopsticks, pencils. At long last, we look forward to putting our kids through a great program with smooth, easy to handle needles. In addition to all of the wonderful right/left brain work, knitting teaches patience, and the reward of a useful end product. Most of all, knitting is fun. The companionship of knitting with friends, or family, is wonderful.

Please support our project!

Our kids are so proud of their knit art. Knitting is more than just a craft, it is a lifelong hobby, that our students will enjoy for years to come! ~ Thank you!

Ms. Brinser
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lion Brand® Knitting Needles – Size 13, Set of 2 • Nasco $4.50 50 $225.00
Caron® Natura® 1-lb. 4-ply Yarn – Black • Nasco $7.06 1 $7.06
Caron® Natura® 1-lb. 4-ply Yarn – Sky Blue • Nasco $7.06 1 $7.06
Caron® Natura® 1-lb. 4-ply Yarn – Deep Violet • Nasco $7.06 1 $7.06
Caron® Natura® 1-lb. 4-ply Yarn – Soft Pink • Nasco $7.06 1 $7.06
Caron® Natura® 1-lb. 4-ply Yarn – Scarlet • Nasco $7.06 1 $7.06
Caron® Natura® 1-lb. 4-ply Yarn – Rose • Nasco $7.06 1 $7.06
Caron® Natura® 1-lb. 4-ply Yarn – Azure • Nasco $7.06 1 $7.06
Caron® Natura® 1-lb. 4-ply Yarn – Country Rose • Nasco $7.06 1 $7.06
Caron® Natura® 1-lb. 4-ply Yarn – Peach • Nasco $7.06 1 $7.06
Caron® Natura® 1-lb. 4-ply Yarn – White • Nasco $7.06 1 $7.06
Caron® Natura® 1-lb. 4-ply Yarn – Off White • Nasco $7.06 1 $7.06
Caron® Natura® 1-lb. 4-ply Yarn – Forest Green • Nasco $7.06 1 $7.06
Caron® Natura® 1-lb. 4-ply Yarn – Lace (Tan) • Nasco $7.06 1 $7.06
Caron® Natura® 1-lb. 4-ply Yarn – Pale Green • Nasco $7.06 1 $7.06

Materials cost

$323.84

Vendor shipping charges

$32.38

State sales tax

$12.95

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.86

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$383.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.08

Total project goal

$467.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$467.11

1 Donor

-$98.00

Donations toward project cost

-$80.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.64

match offer

-$369.11

Match offer toward project cost

-$302.67

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.44

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$0.00

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