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Mrs. Postlethwait from Hays NC is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Puppet Productions for Elementary Students

The cost of this proposal is $212, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $230 goal

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Teaching is the best way to learn; I know from experience. Every time I teach something to my students, I understand it on a new, different level. I am an art teacher at a rural school in Wilkes County, NC. I want my students to experience art by using it to teach others about an issue that is important to them, or telling a story with a moral value. Students will create a "Puppet Theater Production" that will animate their story. Groups of students will work together to create puppets that will bring life to a story or issue. They will use materials such as felt, plaster, paper mache, pipe cleaners and paint. After their puppets are created, these groups will present their puppet theater to other students. The students making the puppets will learn a new skill and will teach a value or lesson to their peers! Thank you.

Mrs. Postlethwait
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 500 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CLAYCRETE INSTANT, 5LB PAPIER MACHE • Dick Blick $18.27 1 $18.27
Item Shipping/Handling Charges • Dick Blick $13.95 1 $13.95
POM PON ASST, 1200PK POUND • Dick Blick $13.93 1 $13.93
CRAYOLA PREM TEMPERA, SLVR PINT • Dick Blick $11.04 1 $11.04
CRAYOLA PREM TEMPERA, ORG PINT • Dick Blick $6.58 2 $13.16
CRAYOLA PREM TEMPERA, GRN PINT • Dick Blick $6.58 3 $19.74
PRANG MEDIA MIXER, 16OZ BOTTLE • Dick Blick $2.97 2 $5.94
CRTVTY ST WOOD DOWEL, 1/4INX12IN 12PC • Dick Blick $1.78 9 $16.02
CHENILLE STEMS, ASST 100/PK 12IN • Dick Blick $1.69 3 $5.07
ACRYLIC FELT, ORG 9X12IN • Dick Blick $0.28 10 $2.80
ACRYLIC FELT, PNK 9X12 • Dick Blick $0.28 10 $2.80
ACRYLIC FELT, RED 9X12IN • Dick Blick $0.28 10 $2.80
ACRYLIC FELT, BLU RYL 9X12 • Dick Blick $0.28 10 $2.80
ACRYLIC FELT, KELLY GRN 9X12IN • Dick Blick $0.28 10 $2.80
ACRYLIC FELT, YLW 9X12 • Dick Blick $0.28 10 $2.80
ACRYLIC FELT, BRN 9X12IN • Dick Blick $0.28 10 $2.80
ACRYLIC FELT, BLK 9X12IN • Dick Blick $0.28 10 $2.80
ACRYLIC FELT, WHT 9X12 • Dick Blick $0.28 10 $2.80

Materials cost

$142.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$188.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.40

Total project goal

$230.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$230.00

4 Donors

-$221.88

Donations toward project cost

-$188.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.28

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.12

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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