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Ms. Adamski from Round Lake IL is requesting flexible seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

STEAM Paper Sculptures!

My students need cardstock, toothpicks, and stools to do their STEAM project!

  • $258 goal

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Celebrating Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

My Students

I am lucky to teach art to every student in the building which adds up to more than 500 students in a high-poverty public school. This includes first through fifth-grade classes, including bilingual classes and self-contained special needs. We are 85% low income, resulting in all of our students receiving free breakfast and lunch daily. Our school is located in a predominantly Spanish-speaking community with 50% of students being English Language Learners and 80% of students speaking Spanish at home.

My Project

My students need cardstock, toothpicks, and new stools for the classroom. Right now I am working on incorporating more STEAM projects into the art room, which has been an exciting change! STEAM projects blend science, technology, engineering, art, and math together, creating enriching and rigorous project ideas for my students.

I am looking to have my students learn how to create their own paper sculptures that are able to balance based on artist Alexander Calder.

Using toothpicks, pipe cleaners, and cardstock they must make their own balanced design. Which for many will be a completely new task! Their mobile must both stand and balance efficiently. I am also asking for two stools to replace the old chairs that I have in my classroom.

Ms. Adamski
Grades 3-5

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
STOOL 18 INCH BLACK WITH HARDBOARD SEAT • School Specialty $28.67 2 $57.34
STOOL 18 INCH BLACK WITH HARDBOARD SEAT • School Specialty $28.67 2 $57.34
CARDSTOCK ASTROBRIGHTS 65 LB 8 1/2X11 ASST PACK OF 250 • School Specialty $20.65 2 $41.30
Serve Clean Round Toothpicks, 5000 Count • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99

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