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Ms. Ramos from La Mirada CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Using Art to Teach Science

My students need a tissue flower making kit, tissue paper to make paper flowers, and plant and flower rubbing plates.

  • $297 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I like to incorporate art into other subjects because art engages. When my students are creating, they are learning. Art empowers students and helps make learning fun.

My students are an active, lively bunch.

They love to collaborate with each other. I teach 26 first graders at a public school in LA County. Some come from single parent homes, some come from two parent homes. Some are native English speakers, some are not. Several have special needs. They are an inquisitive group that loves to create and learn.

My Project

We are beginning a new unit in Science about Plants. We will be learning about the parts of a plant - flowers, leaves, stems and roots. This unit is perfect for incorporating art into. I know my students would love to make flowers out of tissue paper and use rubbing plates to see the different flowers and leaves that appear. I know they will all be engaged and will not only learn, but will have fun learning.

"Tell me and I forget- Teach me and I remember -Involve me and I learn." - Benjamin Franklin By donating to this project you are helping my students be involved in creative, hands on learning.

Please help me empower my students through art.

Ms. Ramos
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TISSUE KOLORFAST ASST REAM • School Specialty $45.79 1 $45.79
TISSUE FLOWER KIT 84 FLOWER • School Specialty $45.43 1 $45.43
GARDEN FLOWERS RUBBING PLATES SET OF 6 • School Specialty $9.51 2 $19.02
RUBBING PLATES SET OF 6 LEAVES • School Specialty $9.51 2 $19.02
FLORAL FANTASY RUBBING PLATES SET OF 6 • School Specialty $9.51 2 $19.02
RUBBING PLATES LEAF SET OF 16 • School Specialty $8.94 2 $17.88
RUBBING PLATES FLOWERS SET OF 16 • School Specialty $8.94 2 $17.88

Materials cost

$184.04

Vendor shipping charges

$18.40

State sales tax

$16.84

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$252.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.48

Total project goal

$296.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$296.52

4 Donors

-$146.49

Donations toward project cost

-$126.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.47

match offer

-$148.26

Match offer toward project cost

-$126.02

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.24

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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