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Mrs. Kew from Little Rock AR is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Recyclable Apparel

My students need tape, foam sealant, and wood boards to create mannequins for Recyclable Apparel.

  • $1,276 goal

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My Students

I teach in a public school. We have students with a variety of backgrounds. The school's low-income families is at about 50 %. We have a good ethnicity variety with 50% black/African American, 35% white and the rest range from either Indian, Hawaiian, or Asian backgrounds. Some students travel farther than others to get to our school and leave in different environments. We have a low amount of supply money funded to our art department. Our district funds were cut.

My Project

Students will be using engineering problem solving to create mannequins for their wearable apparels. These mannequins will be created by wrapping the model in their team with cling wrap and duct tape. After the team member is wrapped well then the mannequin mold will be cut off and then re-taped closed. Then each mannequin mold will be finalized by being filled with the great stuff pro to fill a solid supportive structure to hold their recyclable apparel. The students will also be using the dowel rods and wood bases to create the standing support for the mannequin mold. My students will be working towards creating recyclable apparel that is made to be worn by a team member in their group. These recyclable apparels will be created over the mannequin mold the group made. The extra supplies needed are for supporting materials for the attachment of recycled items gathered to create the clothing items. In this project, students will be using real-life problem-solving skills and be learning about a new art career in fashion design.

Mrs. Kew
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 175 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
GREAT STUFF PRO Gaps & Cracks 24 oz Insulating Foam Sealant • Amazon Business $14.49 20 $289.80
Walnut Hollow Assortment Cherry Rounds for Crafting and Hobbies • Amazon Business $26.24 4 $104.96
Duck Brand 285636 Color Duck Tape Duct 3-Pack, 1.88 Inches x 20 Yards, 60 Yards Total, Black • Amazon Business $16.99 5 $84.95
GOCHANGE Foaming Gun Pu Expanding Foam Gun Caulking Gun Metal Body Pro Heavy Duty PU Foam Gun Grade Expanding Spray Application Applicator • Amazon Business $15.99 5 $79.95
1/2 Inch x 48 Inch Wooden Dowel Rods - Unfinished Hardwood Dowels For Crafts & Woodworking - By Craftparts Direct - Bag of 25 • Amazon Business $27.00 2 $54.00
Toughbag 55-60 Gallon Contractor Trash Bags, 38"W x 58"H, 3.0 Mil (32, Black) • Amazon Business $26.99 2 $53.98
Gorilla Wood Glue, 18 oz. • Amazon Business $5.97 8 $47.76
Glad Food Plastic Wrap Variety Pack - Press'n Seal Wrap - FreezerWrap - ClingWrap , 3 Count, 420 Square Feet • Amazon Business $9.84 4 $39.36
14 Pieces Leather Craft Tool Hand Sewing Needles Upholstery Carpet Leather Canvas DIY Sewing Accessories • Amazon Business $9.55 4 $38.20
AdTech Two Temp Hot Glue Gun for Crafting and DIY/ Two Temperature/Dual Temp for Heavy-Duty AND Delicate projects/Item #0453 • Amazon Business $8.97 4 $35.88
Gorilla 3033002 Hot Glue Sticks 4 In. Full Size, 30Count • Amazon Business $5.97 4 $23.88
CCR Scissors 8 Inch Soft Comfort-Grip Handles Sharp Titanium Blades, 4-Pack • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
Gorilla 3023003 Hot Glue Sticks 4 In. Mini Size, 30Count • Amazon Business $4.97 4 $19.88
Swingline Standard Stapler Value Pack, Includes Stapler, 1250 Staples and Staple Remover, Black (S7054567H) • Amazon Business $5.99 3 $17.97
Adhesive Technologies 05694 Mini Hi-Temp Glue Gun (& Combo Pack) Glue Gun & Glue Sticks • Amazon Business $4.27 4 $17.08
Darice Retractable Razor Knife Set, Assorted Color • Amazon Business $2.43 5 $12.15
WoodPro Fasteners AP9X212-1 #9 by 2-1/2-Inch All Purpose Wood Construction Screws, T25, 1LB Net Weight • Amazon Business $10.30 1 $10.30
Swingline SF1 Standard Staples (5,000 per box) • Amazon Business $4.06 2 $8.12

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