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Mrs. Jackson from New York NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Water Aprons for Mini- Sub and Other Creative Art Activities

The cost of 120 aprons with sleeves, and assorted packages of craft punches, is $1677, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $1,705 goal

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I would like my students to play around with water, for instance prepare an experiment that would help them to understand the concept of density, use water to understand volume by counting drops of water in a graduated cylinder, or measure water to understand mass. I would like them to have a variety of experiences measuring and messing about with water to ensure that they will be on the road to success. They will be successful when their science exam comes up in the spring. I want to give them the task to design and construct a mini submarine that will sink in a container of water, touch the bottom and rise to the top all by itself. I facilitate hands-on science inquiry classes for one hundred and twenty students each day. We are located in Central Harlem and the majority of these students eat free lunch. I would like to use aprons that have sleeves and are made of vinyl to protect them from getting their clothes wet. The students are excited about the idea, however, we will need 120 water play aprons. We will also need 7 sets of 2" circle, rectangle, triangle, square and oval punches to create collages, with paper, foam, thin metal, and cloth crafts to use as decorative tools for our science journals. Thank you for your kindness and generosity.

Mrs. Jackson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Clever Lever Super Craft Punches, Set 1 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $39.99 2 $79.98
Clever Lever Super Craft Punches, Set 1 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $39.99 2 $79.98
Clever Lever Super Craft Punches, Set 1 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $39.99 2 $79.98
Clever Lever Super Craft Punches, Set 1 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $39.99 2 $79.98
Art Apron w/ Sleeves Set (set of 4) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.76 30 $772.80
Fiskars® Hand Punch Assortments, Set of 5 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $21.99 3 $65.97
Fiskars® Hand Punch Assortments, Set of 5 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc. $21.99 3 $65.97

Materials cost

$1,224.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$1,398.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$306.90

Total project goal

$1,705.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,705.00

13 Donors

-$1,644.82

Donations toward project cost

-$1,398.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$246.72

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$60.18

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$0.00

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