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Mrs. Wray from Pflugerville TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

String It Together

My students need nails and color embroidery floss to create some string art that will be put up around our school for visitors to view.

  • $223 goal

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My Students

Every year as teachers we get the opportunity to inspire and guide students to greatness. We nudge them out of their comfort zones and encourage them to see the Awesomeness inside themselves, that we, their teachers, see from the beginning! This semester I would like my art students to step out of the box and create string nail art! Every student is capable of success! They just need the right atmosphere with adults that believe in them and what they can achieve!

My Project

String nail art is very much like life, the twists and turns of the strings around the nails are like the choices and turns we choose to make in our lives. Students will create a string art that represents part of their life with the string and various supplies that will be provided by our DonorChoose Friends.

Students will watch a powerpoint and a video on how to create a string nail art project before beginning the project.

Then students will make 2 sketches of their designs, then they will transfer it to the wood. Third, they will begin hammering the nails on the outline of the design. Then students will begin filling in the design with the thread. The more thread in the design the more the design will pop forward from the wooden board.

As we make choices and take turns in life we are creating our path for the journey of life.

Mrs. Wray
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Linwood Small Nails for Family Decoration Pictures Frame DIY Accessories Antique Bronze Pack of 200pcs (1x6mm/0.23in) • Amazon Business $6.99 17 $118.83
Premium Rainbow Color Embroidery Floss – Cross Stitch Threads – Friendship Bracelets Floss – Crafts Floss – 105 Skeins Per Pack and Free Set of Embroidery Needles • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
Embroidery Floss 48 Colors 144 Skeins Fuyit Cross Stitch Threads for Friendship Bracelets Floss Crafts Floss with Free Needle Threader Untwist Tool (48 Color) • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
Yasorn Wooden Nail Tiny Antique DIY Decorative Boxes Accessories Mini Nail Screw ( Bronze, Set of 500pcs ) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$156.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$189.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.36

Total project goal

$222.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$222.39

4 Donors

-$217.09

Donations toward project cost

-$189.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.06

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.30

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$0.00

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