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Ms. Martinez from Houston TX is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Story of a Song

My students need materials to experiment and construct a book that is multidimensional.

  • $858 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach sophomore high school students who love music! My hope is to let their love of music shine through this book construction project.

My students are innate problem solvers!

They love to create and have great drive.

The students have a growth mindset and love to help one another grow. As a first time art teacher at this STEM based school, I am always surprised how personally aware these students are of not only their own needs but of those of others.

My Project

My students love to create and push the envelope. I am excited to see what the students will create and what stories they will tell through their books!

These materials will allow the students to experiment in the construction of their books; they can range from actual sculpture forms to accordion books or even the classic hand bound style.

The goal is to have students have a greater appreciation for the craft in the creation of a book and of the materials they are using. Students are responsible for creating a storyboard and sketches for the design of their books. This will take them through the full design process.

Ms. Martinez
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fiskars 193800-1001 Circle Cutter with 2 Replacement Blades • Amazon Business $15.52 8 $124.16
Canson XL Series Watercolor Textured Paper Pad for Paint, Pencil, Ink, Charcoal, Pastel, and Acrylic, Fold Over, 140 Pound, 11 x 15 Inch, 30 Sheets • Amazon Business $9.97 10 $99.70
12774-1009-Cover-it Mini Accordion Books - Class Pack of 72 • Blick Art Materials $31.03 3 $93.09
Nylon Paint Brushes Set, 24 pcs Acrylic & Oil Brush Pen Bulk, Round and Flat Type, Watercolor Painting Brush Kits for Artist, Kids, Classroom. • Amazon Business $10.99 6 $65.94
Meetory 12 Pcs Bookbinding Tools Set,Craft DIY Hand Stitching Sewing Tool Set Including Bone Shape Folder Paper Creaser,Waxed Thread,Awl,Needle Threader,Large-eye Needles • Amazon Business $7.23 8 $57.84
33400-1435-Blick Sculpture Wire - 14-gauge, 350 ft Spool • Blick Art Materials $13.40 4 $53.60
12648-1046-Books by Hand "Designed by Me" Blank Cover - Japanese Stab Binding Book Kit, one 4" x 6" book • Blick Art Materials $17.99 2 $35.98
X-ACTO Dispenser with #2 Blades, Pack of 15 • Amazon Business $8.29 3 $24.87
Eyelet Pliers Paper Punch, MROCO Eyelet Punch Hand Punch Manual Hole Punch Plier Punch Leather Craft Eyelet Setting Eyelet Tool Eyelet Installation Methods for Fabric, Leather, Bags • Amazon Business $10.85 2 $21.70
55503-0029-Grafix Clear-Lay Films - 9" x 12", Assorted Colors, Pkg of 25 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $18.92 1 $18.92
71269-1001-Making Handmade Books • Blick Art Materials $15.96 1 $15.96
71269-1002-Bound: Over 20 Artful Handmade Books • Blick Art Materials $15.96 1 $15.96
BTNOW 240 Pieces Grommet Kit Metal Eyelet Kit for Bag, Shoes, DIY Project, 8 Colors, 1/4 inches • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
100pc 5/32" 4mm Brass Eyelets and Setting Pliers Kit - Shoes Belts Bags Leather • Amazon Business $8.42 1 $8.42
1/4" Grommet Eyelet Setting Pliers with 100 Silver Grommets • Amazon Business $7.90 1 $7.90
Cousin 4460 Craft and Jewelry Tool Kit, 3-Piece • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Xacto X3311 N0. 1 Precision Knife With 5 No. 11 Blades • Amazon Business $5.19 1 $5.19

Materials cost

$665.21

Vendor shipping charges

$23.35

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$728.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$128.57

Total project goal

$857.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$857.11

11 Donors

-$526.22

Donations toward project cost

-$452.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.68

Matching donations from our partners

-$324.72

Match offers toward project cost

-$276.01

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.71

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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