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Ms. McElderry from Dixon MT is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Turn Strings into Things!

My students need mini looms kits, yarn assortment and jumbo roving yarn.

  • $507 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students come from a variety of backgrounds. Most of our population is one of poverty. All of our students receive free lunches. The students try their best every day but have a lot of obstacles facing them, and for some just getting to school is a huge problem.

Our students live on the Flathead Indian Reservation, and with that comes a diverse group with unique challenges all their own.

I have never seen a group of students who try so hard and face the world and it's challenges head-on the way that my students do.

My Project

I am asking for these resources because I have a group of students who just do not have the fine motor skills need for using a seed bead loom. I am requesting some different types of looms and instead of beads the students will use yarn. This will give them the opportunity to leave the class with a project in hand at the end of the year!

These items will help me differentiate for this group of students, I want them to have the same oppertunities and experiences as the other students, they just need a few different items so they can be successful.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
65021-1009-Schacht Mini Loom - Weaving Kit • Blick Art Materials $36.97 4 $147.88
65233-0009-Trait-Tex Glitter Yarn Assortment - 8 oz, 4-Ply, Set of 9 Colors • Blick Art Materials $106.24 1 $106.24
65214-1004-Trait-Tex Jumbo Roving Yarn - 8 oz, 4-Ply, Set of 9, Assorted Bright Colors • Blick Art Materials $105.20 1 $105.20

Materials cost

$359.32

Vendor shipping charges

$35.93

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$430.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.00

Total project goal

$506.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$506.64

1 Donor

-$506.64

Donations toward project cost

-$430.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.00

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$0.00

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