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Mrs. Torossian from Rego Park NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Writers, Performers, Puppeteers, Oh My!

My students need funding for basic puppetry and fabric markers in order to create their puppets.

  • $395 goal

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My Students

I teach in a NYC public school district in the borough of Queens. Our borough has been recognized as one of the most diverse in the nation and our school community speaks many languages.

Our children come from many countries, speak many different languages, and bring with them a wealth of cultures that enrich us all.

The families, students and educators have success as a goal, and the students are hard working, motivated, and love to learn.

My Project

My students need funding for basic puppetry and fabric markers in order to create their puppets. Puppets have been used for thousands of years to help communicate the times and needs of human society. What better way to celebrate this ancient art form than to have students create their own puppets and perform their very own scripts? I am having the students upcycle already acquired old materials along with puppet-making supplies to create their very own puppets. During our English Language Arts writing units students will write their own plays and demonstrate using the newly created cast of puppets they’ve made with materials we’ve collected and purchased.

The creation of puppets will bring a tactile and enriching experience into our writing units.

Students will have the opportunity to work with partners to write a script for a play, create the cast of characters in the form of puppets, and conduct a demonstration. This would include a celebration for the parents of our students.

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

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13 donors13 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Fabric Markers - Classpack, Set of 80 • Blick Art Materials $34.98 1 $34.98
Crayola Fabric Markers - Bright Colors, Classpack of 80 • Blick Art Materials $34.98 1 $34.98
Creativity Street Canvas Hand Puppets - Puppet with Body, Package of 6 • Blick Art Materials $11.55 10 $115.50
Creativity Street Canvas Hand Puppets - Puppet Mouth Only, Package of 6 • Blick Art Materials $11.55 10 $115.50
Standard Shipping • Blick Art Materials $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$300.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$335.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.20

Total project goal

$394.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$394.67

10 Donors

-$320.47

Donations toward project cost

-$297.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.25

Matching donations from our partners

-$45.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$38.25

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$29.20

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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