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  • $557 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. B.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

A Garden of Budding Writers :)

My students need notebooks and pencils to develop their writing skills.

My Students

Imagine the excitement a child feels when she learns to write her own name for the first time!

I teach a wonderful group of kindergartners in a high needs area in the South Bronx.

My students this year are eager to learn, but unfortunately many have had no prior academic experience. They did not have the opportunity to attend pre-school and have not developed the fine motor skills necessary to hold a pencil well enough to write their own name.

My Project

My dream is to, not only get them to write their name independently, but have them writing sentences by the end of the school year. My dream is to have thick pencils and manuscript notebooks with wide ruled lines to help them develop the manual dexterity to begin writing. Thick pencils are easier for little hands to grip and the wide ruled notebooks will facilitate learning how to print.

I try to provide the very best instruction for my students, because I believe they deserve the very best.

Having the appropriate materials would assist them in preparing for academic success!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
COMPOSITION BOOK PRIMARY 100/SHT • School Specialty $3.03 60 $181.80
COMPOSITION BOOK PRIMARY JOURNAL 100/SHT • School Specialty $3.03 60 $181.80
PENCIL 13080 BEGINNER W/O PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $4.17 4 $16.68
PENCIL BIG BEAR PRIMARY 11/32 PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $2.56 4 $10.24
PENCIL 13080 BEGINNER W/O PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $4.17 1 $4.17
PENCIL BIG BEAR PRIMARY 11/32 PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $2.56 1 $2.56

Materials cost

$397.25

Vendor shipping charges

$39.72

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$472.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.46

Total project goal

$556.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$556.39

1 Donor

-$556.39

Donations toward project cost

-$472.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$83.46

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 25 students.

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