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Mrs. Matthews from New Albany IN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Class Set of Scissors- Scissors That Fit!

Help me give my students a classroom set of scissors that actually fit their middle school sized hands.

  • $165 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are an amazing and diverse group of low-income 5th graders. Fifth grade is their first year in middle school- and it is oftentimes a challenging year for many. With all the challenges that my students face they each come to school ready and willing to learn. They have learned how to focus on their education. I am so proud of them for all that they do and all that they have overcome to get to where they are!

My Project

Before moving to a middle school teaching position, I taught second grade for several years. While teaching in elementary, I acquired many of my classroom supplies. Those supplies included a classroom set of scissors that were used on a regular basis.

Having a classroom set of age and size appropriate scissors will greatly improve my students abilities to carry out tasks for both their math and science notebooks.

Our old scissors no longer fit the fingers of my fifth grade students, they were made for littler hands! We use scissors on a regular basis for both our math and science notebooks. However, the scissors we have in our class are not comfortable and have proven to be more of a pain than anything to my students these days!

With your support my students will not only have scissors that cut, but they will have scissors that actually fit their fingers.

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Mrs. Matthews
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 52 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Westcott Bent All Value 8" Stainless Steel Standard Scissors, Blunt Tip, Assorted, 3/Pack (13023/13403) • Quill.com $8.99 12 $107.88

Materials cost

$107.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$139.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.62

Total project goal

$164.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$164.12

1 Donor

-$139.50

Donations toward project cost

-$139.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$24.62

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$0.00

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