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This project expired on August 16, 2019.

Mrs. Lavallee
Never Before Funded Grades 3-5
Never Before Funded

UID Goes Green!

Help me give my students reusable grocery bags to decorate and give to all our students and staff to encourage using fewer plastic grocery bags and to support our conservation efforts as a class.

My Students

My students are a fairly diverse group of learners. However, they are all enthusiastic and positive towards learning and have adopted a growth mindset attitude. They love to be challenged and engaged in meaningful projects and events.

They have developed a deep caring and commitment to the environment this year through our studies of natural resources, renewable energy, recycling and composting, endangered species, and much more!

They want to make the world a better place. This project will help them to do that!

My Project

Our focus this year in 4th grade has been on ways we can make a difference in our community, in our environment and in our world. Students have learned about energy and natural resources and the impacts each has on the environment. We have researched endangered species and learned about the issues many animals face from pollution and specifically from microplastics, like those used in plastic grocery bags.

As a class, we decided we wanted to do something to help, to make a difference for our planet, our home.

We felt that the use of plastic bags was an area we could address. In our school, 4th graders leave here and begin 5th grade in our middle school. Each year, the 4th graders decide on a school gift. This year, we would like to decorate reusable grocery tote bags with fabric markers to give to all the students, pre-K-4 as well as all staff members.

Lastly, this is the final year of our school. It was voted to be closed as an elementary school and repurposed into offices for the administration. We would like to end this year by sharing how much conservation means to our school. Each bag would have the words: UID Goes Green" with images of trees, animals, flowers and other natural objects. We appreciate any support you can give us for this project.

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This project expired on August 16, 2019.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
BagzDepot Canvas Tote Bags Wholesale - 12 Pack - Plain Cotton Tote Bags in Bulk, Reusable Bags for Decorating Crafts Bible Bookbag Blank Canvas Bags for Events Schools Sturdy Bags 15 X16 • Amazon Business $28.50 12 $342.00
Fabric Markers Permanent 36 Colors of Ohuhu Dual Tip Fabric Paint Marker Pens for DIY Christmas Costumes, T-Shirt, Clothes, Shoes, Bags & Other Fabric Materials, Child Safe, Water-Based & Non-Toxic • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Westcott LetterCraft Stencil, Marker Font, 2-Inch Characters (SM2/15836) • Amazon Business $11.56 2 $23.12
FolkArt Painting Stencil, 30610 Curly Tree • Amazon Business $7.52 3 $22.56
FLOWER POWER STENCIL (size 5”w x 5”h) Reusable Stencils for Painting - Best Quality Scrapbooking Valentines Idea - Use on Walls, Floors, Fabrics, Glass, Wood, Cards, and More… • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Delta Creative Stencil Mania Stencil, 7 by 10-Inch, 970720710 Daisies • Amazon Business $4.73 2 $9.46
Delta Creative Stencil Mania Stencil, 7 by 10-Inch, 970160710 Bugged • Amazon Business $8.08 1 $8.08
CLEARSNAP Clear Scraps CSSM6-FMTRE Family Tree Stencils, 6 by 6" • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Delta Creative Stencil Mania Stencil, 7 by 10-Inch, 970360710 Floral Accents • Amazon Business $6.04 1 $6.04
Delta Creative Stencil Mania Stencil, 7 by 10-Inch, 970060710 Flowers • Amazon Business $5.81 1 $5.81
Delta Creative Stencil Mania Stencil, 7 by 10-Inch, 970810710 Fun Shapes • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39

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This project will reach 21 students.

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