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Mrs. Peterson from Smithfield VA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Refill Our MakerSpace

Help me give my students a refill cartridge for our Xyron machine, cutting mats and a variety of cutting tools, a paper trimmer, and more.

  • $472 goal

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My Students

I teach 150 seventh and eighth grade middle schoolers in my building per semester. They have chosen to take technology as an elective. This group includes a wide variety of students, from those identified as gifted and talented, to students identified as special education students, who need support with an individual education plan. My experience with them has taught me that they think they are "too cool for school" and usually have to be coerced into learning. Once their interest is piqued, they never cease to amaze me with their ability to learn. They are digital natives and can usually teach me a thing or two.

My students want their education to be relevant and mirror real-life experiences.

I want to give them the opportunity to shine. I want to support all the needs of my students. Together, we are a most excellent team.

My Project

Maintaining a real MakerSpace requires replacing tools that have been well-used. These cutting mats and cutting tools are just what we need to continue being able to create amazing inventions, creations, and projects. Additionally, we need glue, an adhesive cartridge for our sticker maker, and supplies for our Cricut Maker machine.

All of these tools will help my students continue to create build their creative skills.

I am to turn my kids into creators, not just remain consumers. We always have a something to make but we can't do that without these tools.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Xyron Repositionable Adhesive Refill for Creative Station, 9" x 40', Refill Cartridge for Label Maker, Laminator Machine, Scrapbooking Supplies, Home Office & Home School Craft Supplies (AT906-40) • Amazon Business $27.12 2 $54.24
OLFA RTY-2C/STQR NBL Quilting and Sewing Kit, Navy Blue 3 Piece • Amazon Business $46.82 1 $46.82
US Art Supply 24" x 36" GREEN/BLACK Professional Self Healing 5-Ply Double Sided Durable Non-Slip PVC Cutting Mat Great for Scrapbooking, Quilting, Sewing and all Arts & Crafts Projects • Amazon Business $42.96 1 $42.96
X-ACTO Heavy Duty Wood Guillotine Trimmer, 15 Inches • Amazon Business $42.07 1 $42.07
Cricut StandardGrip Cutting 12x12 3 Pack • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
YRYM HT Clear Vinyl Transfer Paper Tape Roll-12 x 50 FT w/Alignment Grid Application Tape for Silhouette Cameo, Cricut Adhesive Vinyl for Decals,Signs, Windows, Stickers • Amazon Business $21.59 1 $21.59
UHU 99655 Glue Stick, 1.41 oz, Pack of 6, Clear/ White • Amazon Business $20.95 1 $20.95
Officemate Heavy Duty Weighted 2-in-1 Tape Dispenser, Recycled,Black (96660) • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Slice 10515 Mini Box Cutter, Ceramic Blade Locks Into Position, Right or Left Handed Mini Cutter, Keychain Box Opener, Magnetic, 1 Mini Cutter - Blade Stays In Position • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Oracal 651-12" x 10yd - Black Matte 070M • Amazon Business $19.50 1 $19.50
Omnigrid Non-Slip quilter's Ruler, 6" x 24" • Amazon Business $18.82 1 $18.82
Elmer's No-Wrinkle 2-in-1 Dual Tip Glue Pen, 1 Ounce • Amazon Business $6.14 2 $12.28
Fiskars Mess-Less Pencil and Crayon Sharpener, Color Received May Vary (12-95900J) • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21
Post-it Pop-up Notes, 2 Bright Colors, Dispenser Notes, Clean Removal, 3 in x 3 in • Amazon Business $6.09 1 $6.09
Post-it Super Sticky Recycled Notes, 5 Pastel Colors, 30% Recycled Paper, Sticks and Resticks, 3 in x 3 in • Amazon Business $5.76 1 $5.76

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