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Mrs. Nielsen from Orem UT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Colorful Place to Learn

Help me give my students a more colorful environment with a new color printer, books, games and more.

  • $984 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a first-year​ teacher and I love my class. They are extremely good listeners and all try and do the right thing. My class is smart. I have a very gifted group of kids with a couple students that need some extra attention and help. Each one of my students is very different. I have a boy in my class who is permanently in a wheel chair. He can walk short distances and does not like to be left out of activities. He is an extremely smart child. I have another child who is a cancer survivor. She is very brave but sometimes her worries about life and living effect the way she is in the classroom.

My students come from all sorts of different backgrounds.

Every family is different. So many different personalities all put together in the same classroom. Making a room where each student feels safe and happy is my goal with the donors choose money. That is why I am asking for help in making my classroom a more colorful place.

My Project

I want to make my classroom a beautiful place. As a first-year teacher, there are many materials that I do not have in my classroom. Things such as a printer so that I can easily print things off, such as students writing. Students always want a hard copy of their writing in class. This would be so convenient. A big focus of mine in the classroom is reading. Having a reading nook is so important to me. I need reading chairs that make the space comfy and inviting the students. As part of making the room inviting means color. I need color for my walls. The butterfly set I requested is to help make my walls more colorful. I want the classroom to be colorful to avoid blank, white walls. The large colorful carpet is also requested to give my classroom a more colorful and fun feel.

Books are so important to a 4th grade class.

I would love to have more books. Books that are new and relevant to 4th graders. We love to read in this class. Games are such an important part of learning. I want my students to have lots of spelling games so that I can create game centers. I want to create fun ways to learn spelling in my classroom. Overall I just want to creating a classroom where students feel safe and happy.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sprogs SPG-610-078-SO Round Bean Bag Chair, Blue • Amazon Business $57.99 3 $173.97
The Complete Wreck (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Books 1-13) • Amazon Business $115.49 1 $115.49
Kodak Verite Wireless Color Photo Inkjet Printer with Scanner & Copier and XL Ink Bundle (V65MEGA3ECO/37) • Amazon Business $109.99 1 $109.99
Harry Potter: The Illustrated Collection (Books 1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $73.28 1 $73.28
Guiding Readers and Writers (Grades 3-6): Teaching, Comprehension, Genre, and Content Literacy • Amazon Business $42.55 1 $42.55
Dry Erase Lapboards | 9 x 12 inch Large Whiteboard | Pack of 25 White Board Set | Great for Teachers, Students, Children, Classroom | Reusable, Durable, Portable, Single Sided Whiteboard (25 Pack) • Amazon Business $34.95 1 $34.95
Multiple Wall Plug USB Outlet Socket Extender 2 Pack, 3 AC Outlets with 3 USB Wall Charger Outlet Plugs, Wall Mount Surge Protector and Outlet USB Charging Port, 918 Joules Outlet Adapter by JF.EGWO   • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Anne of Green Gables, Complete 8-Book Box Set: Anne of Green Gables; Anne of the Island; Anne of Avonlea; Anne of Windy Poplar; Anne's House of ... Ingleside; Rainbow Valley; Rilla of Ingleside • Amazon Business $29.90 1 $29.90
Hasbro Scrabble Junior • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count (1670) • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Bananagrams • Amazon Business $14.48 1 $14.48
We're All Wonders • Amazon Business $14.24 1 $14.24
officematters Cute Magnetic Chalkboard Whiteboard Dry Erasers Cleaner. Pack of 24 (24Pcs - Yellow) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Oh, the Places You'll Go!   • Amazon Business $12.76 1 $12.76
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut (Denene Millner Books) • Amazon Business $12.56 1 $12.56
The Crossover (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $12.19 1 $12.19
16 Magnetic Metal Clips, Colored Magnets Clips,Perfect Fridge Magnets Kitchen Magnets Whiteboard Magnets for Home, School, Classroom and Office Use,4 Colors • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
JUSLIN 96 Pcs 3D Butterfly Removable Mural Stickers Wall Stickers Decal for Home & Room Decoration, 8 Colors, with 1 Sheet of Dot Glue Stickers Per Pack • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Wonder • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Hasbro Boggle Classic Game • Amazon Business $9.87 1 $9.87
You Are Special (Max Lucado's Wemmicks) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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