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Mrs. Dumont from Pawling NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Love Our Environment!

Help me give my students materials like a tie dye kit and fabric colors to support study on saving the environment.

  • $185 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students of my high school life skills class are real-world learners! They spend each day interacting in the language of independent living.

Students of life skill classes are fortunate in that they are practicing the soft-skills of a job while being immersed in learning independent life skills - preparing them for the big post-secondary world out there!

Differentiation is an important aspect of a life skills class as every student joins learning at his/her own entry point. Each project in our class is designed to include language, academics and transitional skills which they can use in their post-secondary lives.

My Project

Our active life-skills students are studying the negative effects of plastic bags and plastic bottles on the environment. Students are challenged to re-purpose plastic items such as milk and water gallons, and to develop their own designs on them.

We need fabric paints, stencils, brushes and tie-dye to create designs on reusable canvas bags which can be used at the supermarket, reducing the use of plastic shopping bags.

We also need paints for decorating plastic soda and water bottles to use as bird houses in the Spring, and to paint other plastic items to repurpose in a garden environment, such as decorative flower pots.

Mrs. Dumont
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
01218-1009-Jacquard Dye-Na-Flow Fabric Color - Set of 8 Colors, 2.25 oz jars • Blick Art Materials $22.00 1 $22.00
01227-0019-Marvy Decofabric Paint Markers - Secondary Colors, Set of 6, Markers • Blick Art Materials $15.11 1 $15.11
01301-1009-Jacquard Tie Dye Kit - Set of 3 colors • Blick Art Materials $13.83 1 $13.83
01208-1019-Jacquard Textile Color Exciter Pack - Textile Traditionals, 1/2 oz Bottles • Blick Art Materials $12.79 1 $12.79
10 Things I Can Do to Help My World • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Garbage and Recycling Environmental Facts and Experiments • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Human Environmental Impact: How We Affect Earth • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
01250-3060-Sharpie Stained by Sharpie Brush Tip Fabric Marker - Pink, Marker • Blick Art Materials $2.02 2 $4.04
32709-1033-Mayco Designer Stencils - 6" x 6", Groovy • Blick Art Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
32709-1003-Mayco Designer Stencils - 6" x 6", Bloom • Blick Art Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
32709-1043-Mayco Designer Stencils - 6" x 6", Twirls • Blick Art Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
05144-1249-Crayola White Taklon Brush Set - Set of 4, Flat • Blick Art Materials $3.66 1 $3.66
05144-1149-Crayola White Taklon Brush Set - Set of 4, Round • Blick Art Materials $3.66 1 $3.66

Materials cost

$105.25

Vendor shipping charges

$19.90

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$156.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.66

Total project goal

$184.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$184.39

2 Donors

-$184.39

Donations toward project cost

-$156.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.66

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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