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  • $669 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. B.
Grades 6-8
  • 23 donors
  • $0 still needed

School Kindness Garden

My students need markers, paint, protective spray, and edging to make a kindness garden.

My Students

I am lucky to be the only art teacher in a small school, which holds prek to 8th grade students. The different levels give me the opportunity to try out a large range of projects. The younger kids focus on process and the older kids learn techniques, art history, and the principles and elements of design.

Other than curriculum I want my students to love creating as much as I do.

I want them to use their imagination, and creativity to make any lesson their own.

My Project

I'd love to create a whole school kindness rock garden in our courtyard. I would create age appropriate lessons for each grade. After the faculty meeting where we created our own kindness rocks I notice the difficulty of creating details with basic paint. The paint pens would allow students to have more control over their designs. I'm also asking for Mod Podge spray to protect the rocks and gardening materials to allow us to display them.

I want my students to know the power of kindness and to be the givers as well as the receivers.

We all sometimes need a little pick me up from everyday life. When students need that they could be given a moment to go into our garden.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Uni-posca Paint Marker Pen - Extra Fine Point - Set of 12 (PC-1M12C) • Amazon Business $28.70 7 $200.90
Martha Stewart Crafts Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint Set (2-Ounce), PROMO767B Bright (18-Pack) • Amazon Business $24.68 4 $98.72
05873-0039 - Blick Blick Pure Red Sable Spotter Set - Set of 3 • Blick Art Materials $3.53 25 $88.25
Dimex EasyFlex Plastic No-Dig Landscape Edging Kit, 100-Feet (3000-100C) • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Mod Podge Waterbase Sealer, Glue and Finish for use Outdoors (16-Ounces), CS15062 • Amazon Business $12.96 3 $38.88
Dimex EasyFlex Round Metal Landscape Edging Anchoring Spikes, 45 Count, 10-Inch length (1989S-45C) • Amazon Business $30.97 1 $30.97
The Art of Stone Painting: 30 Designs to Spark Your Creativity • Amazon Business $13.51 1 $13.51

Materials cost

$521.22

Vendor shipping charges

$8.82

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$567.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$100.21

Total project goal

$668.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$668.07

21 Donors

-$558.13

Donations toward project cost

-$478.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$79.52

Matching donations from our partners

-$105.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$89.25

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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23 donors23 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 425 students.

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