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Mrs. Jones from Belle MO is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Busy Bee Is a Learning Bee!

Help me give my students an IRIS Medium 10-drawer cart, IRIS storage boxes, and Astrobrights color paper to make a busy bee cart and math tubs.

  • $178 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

If I could describe my classroom in five words, they would be authentic, rigorous, supportive, engaging, and community. Students in my class have ownership of their own learning and a lot of what goes on happens naturally. Because of the passion I have for learning and my strong desire to share it with my students, my class is definitely engaging.

Taking time to know my students well, not just as learners, but also a people has helped to create a real sense of belonging in our shared space.

My Project

I would like to have a "busy bee" station on hand, so when my students ask me "what to do next" I can simply say "Be Busy" and they know what to do. I will be using the IRIS 10 Drawer to set up a "busy bee" area to engage fast finishers. It will contain a "hive" of activity to keep my students engaged and motivated.

The IRIS 12 pack storage boxes and Astrobright colored paper will be toolkits to provide my students with hands-on applications of key mathematical skills.

These kits will be used in my small groups to build and apply math concepts. These kits will appeal to visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learners because students are provided a visual , yet concrete way to "build" and apply major math concepts.

Mrs. Jones
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 17 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
IRIS 6 Quart Modular Storage Box, 12 Pack, Clear • Amazon Business $26.86 2 $53.72
IRIS USA, Inc. Medium 10-Drawer Cart with Organizer Top, Black • Amazon Business $37.49 1 $37.49
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb/89 gsm,"Joy" 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (91414) • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98

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