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Ms. Gilliam from Millers Creek NC is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Yarn for Elementary Student Art Lessons

The cost of various colors and textures of yarn (from Nasco) is $319, 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>.

  • $339 goal

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I teach art to first through fifth grade students at a wonderful school in the foothills of North Carolina. My students are enthusiastic and eager to try each new project. Our school is large (with around 900 students), and the vast majority of our students are very limited to art exposure outside of the school. I seek to stretch students' creativity while exposing them to a wide range of artists, cultures, and mediums. Third grade students (approximately 175 students) will learn about Chinese Dragon Robes before beginning their own embroidery project. Students will create Dream Catchers as they study Native American culture. Fourth grade students (approximately 150 students) will study about the life of colonial children as they make yarn dolls. Students will experiment with coiling yarn for coasters as they compare coil baskets to woven baskets. Fifth grade children (approximately 150 students) will compare and contrast woven works of art from North America and Central America before creating their own woven wall hangings. As part of their study of Central America, fifth graders will also make Worry Dolls and God's Eyes. We need various colors and textures of yarn for these projects. Your help will be greatly appreciated!

Ms. Gilliam
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 475 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TRAIT TEX SUPER YARN ASST • Nasco $75.26 1 $75.26
ROVING YARN 8OZ LT GREEN • Nasco $6.92 1 $6.92
ROVING YARN 8OZ YELLOW • Nasco $6.92 1 $6.92
ROVING YARN 8OZ ORANGE • Nasco $6.92 1 $6.92
NATURA YARN 1LB KELLY GRN • Nasco $4.84 1 $4.84
NATURA YARN 1LB CNTRY ROSE • Nasco $4.84 1 $4.84
NATURA YARN 1LB DP VIOLET • Nasco $4.84 1 $4.84
NATURA YARN 1LB SOFT PINK • Nasco $4.84 1 $4.84
NATURA YARN 1LB SKY BLUE • Nasco $4.84 1 $4.84
YARN REDHEART 6OZ DK THYME • Nasco $3.37 1 $3.37
YARN REDHEART 6OZ CRANBERY • Nasco $3.37 1 $3.37
YARN,ACRYLIC KNIT AZURE BL • Nasco $1.40 1 $1.40
RUG YARN 60YD YELLOW • Nasco $0.93 12 $11.16
RUG YARN 60YD RED • Nasco $0.93 12 $11.16
RUG YARN 60YD WHITE • Nasco $0.93 12 $11.16
RUG YARN 60YD PUMPKIN • Nasco $0.93 12 $11.16
RUG YARN 60YD NATIONL BLUE • Nasco $0.93 12 $11.16
RUG YARN 60YD BLACK • Nasco $0.93 12 $11.16
RUG YARN 60YD XMAS GREEN • Nasco $0.93 12 $11.16
RUG YARN 60YD MED PINK • Nasco $0.93 12 $11.16

Materials cost

$217.64

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$277.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.97

Total project goal

$338.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$338.74

2 Donors

-$300.21

Donations toward project cost

-$278.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.05

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$39.01

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$0.00

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