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Ms. Mandell from Brooklyn NY is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

This is Sew Fun!

My students need sewing starter kits and accessories including extra thread.

  • $271 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am currently the general education teacher in a Kindergarten ICT classroom. My classroom is comprised of students with a variety of capabilities from diverse family backgrounds.

They thrive on learning, building and creating.

Since my students are so eager to learn, my co-teacher and I love to bring in varied and new experiences that they might not be able to get at home. They are wonderful boys and girls, who deserve all the interesting and hands-on materials they need to succeed.

My Project

My administration has asked me to apply my own early childhood knowledge of sewing to various third, fourth and fifth grade students. Sewing is a fun and creative endeavor to take on, especially with kids. Children of any age can learn some form of sewing that can lead them on a path to eventually create their own complex projects and clothing.

For this I will need sewing starter kits, a tape measure and a lot of extra thread.

I will be meeting with this club once a week from February to June and I know we will be going through tons of materials as we learn the basics of sewing.

Ms. Mandell
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dritz Start-To-Sew Kit • Amazon Business $11.85 15 $177.75
Singer Polyester Thread, Assorted Colors, 24 Spools • Amazon Business $6.29 2 $12.58
Singer Assorted Hand Needles in Compact, 25-Count • Amazon Business $3.38 1 $3.38
Singer 96-Inch Extra Long Tape Measure • Amazon Business $3.34 1 $3.34

Materials cost

$197.05

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$230.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.59

Total project goal

$270.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$270.60

3 Donors

-$253.89

Donations toward project cost

-$221.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.38

match offer

-$10.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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