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Mrs. Martinez from Pico Rivera CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Start Designing With Silhouette

My students need a Silhouette Cameo and Silhouette supplies to use in a variety of subjects to give them the skills to design using technology resulting in a colorful, engaging, fun atmosphere for learning.

  • $568 goal

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My Students

My students come to school and are excited to learn new things every day. They keep me on my toes with their inquisitive minds and their desire to work in collaborative groups. Our school is a Title I school. We are located in a small community where every student is given the opportunity to become a lifelong learner. My goal as their teacher is to provide a comfortable environment for them to care about their work in and outside the classroom.

My Project

The Silhouette will allow my students to create some amazing projects within our classroom. We will also be able to create high quality posters for some of our project based learning activities. Many students struggle with design and drawing for their projects this machine will allow them to easily print right from their iPads. How exciting will it be for students to design shirts on our iPads and have it print right in our classroom.

Our class is trying to incorporate more art into our classroom, STEM activities are a big component in which I try shape our class's curriculum around.

With this said, our class is in need of a printer that cuts different materials to create projects for all different subjects. I cannot wait to see how creative the students will be! My hope for the Silhouette is to get them excited about paper-pencil assignments with the use of this technology. My kids will be astounded to see their designs on the computer become a reality when the machine cuts the material. My students are usually not exposed to this type of creative technology and have not had the opportunity to design on the computer. We will be able to create visual art projects integrated with our science, literacy, and social studies units. All these supplies will allow my students to begin utilizing the Silhouette, the extra blades, and the vinyl sheets as soon as it arrives. Thank you for your support and generosity to our class.

Mrs. Martinez
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Silhouette BLACK CAMEO 3 Bluetooth Starter Bundle with 36 12x12 Oracal Sheets, Siser Easyweed T-Shirt Vinyl, Membership, Transfer Paper, Guide, Class, 24 Sketch Pens, and More • Amazon Business $269.99 1 $269.99
Ultimate Oracal 651 Starter Pack 63 Glossy Self Adhesive Vinyl Sheets (12" x 12", 63 Assortment) • Amazon Business $29.00 1 $29.00
Replacement Cutting Mat 3 Pack • Amazon Business $27.50 1 $27.50
Glitter Heat Transfer Vinyl-HTV Sheets 10 Most Popular Colors 9.84" x 9.84" Starter Bundle EASY TO WEED Iron-On/Heat Press Variety Pack for Silhouette Cameo Curio Portrait Cricut Explore Gold, Silver • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Matte Black 12" by 30 FEET Adhesive Roll - for Cricut, Silhouette Cameo, Craft Cutters, and Vinyl Sign Cutters by StyleTech • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
LGDehome CB09 Graphtec Blade Holder Base with 15pcs Precision Cutting Blades Cutting Plotter Vinyl Cutter Silhouette Cameo(1xBlade Holder+15pcs 30/45/60 Degree blades with 15x Spring+15xBlade Cover) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
VVIVID+ White Premium Line Heat Transfer Film 12" x 36" (3ft) for Cricut, Silhouette & Cameo • Amazon Business $8.88 1 $8.88
VViViD Black Matte DECO65 Permanent Adhesive Craft Vinyl for Cricut, Silhouette & Cameo (7ft x 11.8" Roll) • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49

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