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Ms. Engvalson from N Ft Myers FL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sewing and Crocheting for Others

My students need yarn, crochet hooks, fabric, thread and elastic and t-shirts.

  • $515 goal

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My Students

We are a title one school in North Fort Myers, Florida. Our students are low income and live in a pretty tough area. All of our students are on the free breakfast and lunch program. Our teachers do what it takes to make our students successful.

Being a title one school is a challenge; many of our students are from broken homes where a single mom or dad has to work most of the time just to pay the rent and put food on the table.

We try to make our school their second home; a safe place to spend eight hours a day, eat breakfast and lunch and experience opportunities that they otherwise wouldn't have means to do at home.

My Project

I can't wait to teach the students to sew and crochet. They will be using yarn to crochet blankets and need fabric to sew dresses for children in shelters or homeless.

The students will cut fabric and learn how to sew it onto a t-shirt that turns into a little dress.

This will create a cute dress that they can pass on to children in need.

Through doing this, the students will learn the life long skill of crocheting and sewing for others.

Upon completing the projects, we will find the right group to pay it forward by giving our projects away.

Ms. Engvalson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Susan Bates Silvalume Crochet Hook Set in Pouch Sizes F, G, H, I, J, K • Amazon Business $7.17 15 $107.55
Crochet Hooks Set AMERICAN Letter Sizes 12 Ergonomic Handles B 2.25mm - L 8mm EXTREMELY COMFORTABLE Grips Perfect For Arthritic Hands - SMOOTH & EXTRA Long Shaft Perfect for Super Chunky Yarns • Amazon Business $9.99 10 $99.90
TYH Supplies 20 Skeins Bonbons Yarn Assorted Colors 44yd Each 100% Acrylic for Crochet & Knitting Multi Pack Variety Colored Assortment 44 Yards Each Bonbon • Amazon Business $13.99 7 $97.93
84 Colors Sewing Thread Assortment Coil 250 Yards Each,Sewing Kit All Purpose Polyester Thread for Hand and Sewing Machine Use • Amazon Business $16.99 3 $50.97
Dork Diaries 12: Tales from a Not-So-Secret Crush Catastrophe • Amazon Business $9.96 2 $19.92
Butterfly - Beautiful Butterflies - Fabric by the Yard - Selection of Color and Length - 100% Cotton (Navy Background, 1 Yard) • Amazon Business $9.54 1 $9.54
Yazy Craft Elastic Roll 0.5 inch 5 meters White • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
eBoot 11 Yard White Knit Elastic Spool (1 Inch) • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89

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