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Mrs. Finkelstein
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 8 donors
  • $0 still needed

Award Winning Books and School Supplies Please!!

My students need sharpeners, award winning books, glue sticks, pencil cases, pencils, number lines, a math activity book and school center signs for our classroom.

My Students

Do you remember the first time that you went to first grade and how excited you were to see all of the books and supplies in your classroom? I want my students to experience that same joy.

I currently teach 26 very sweet first graders in a Title I school located in a high poverty and high crime area in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

All of my students receive free breakfast and free lunch. Many of my students come from homes where English is not spoken.

My Project

I would love to provide my students with award winning books for our classroom library. These books would be used for our read aloud time and for our reading center. It is my wish to give each of my students their own pencil case with sharpened pencils. We would use these pencils for our daily journal writing. In addition, it would be wonderful if my students had number lines to help them with their math problems. Many of them are struggling with simple addition and subtraction facts. The math activity book would provide them with extra math support. The center signs would provide my students with where they are supposed to go during center time.

Please help my students get these wonderful books and school supplies in order to help them be the best that they can be.

We appreciate any support that you could give my first graders. Thanks so much.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
X-ACTO Powerhouse Heavy-Duty Electric Pencil Sharpener Blue • $30.14 1 $30.14
SmileMakers Smiley Face Pencil Cases 12 PCS • $8.99 3 $26.97
Ingram Book & Distributor The Very Clumsy Click Beetle • $19.79 1 $19.79
Harper Collins Publishers Where The Wild Things Are Book • $16.19 1 $16.19
Macmillan Polar Bear Polar Bear What Do You Hear • $15.29 1 $15.29
Quill Brand Standard-Grade Pencils #2 • $1.25 12 $15.00
Classroom Favorite Books If You Give a Moose a Muffin • $14.84 1 $14.84
Classroom Favorite Books If You Give a Pig a Pancake • $14.84 1 $14.84
Elmer's Glue Sticks School Glue, Purple Dries Clear, 7g., 30/Pack • $10.99 1 $10.99
The Very Busy Spider Board Book • $10.34 1 $10.34
Pencil/Crayon Sharpener • $0.98 10 $9.80
Student Number Lines • $7.91 1 $7.91
Macmillan Polar Bear Polar Bear What Do You Hear Board Book • $7.19 1 $7.19
Carson-Dellosa Math Activity Card for School and Home Workbook Grade 1 • $6.29 1 $6.29
Houghton Mifflin The Little Red Ant And The Great Big Crumb • $6.29 1 $6.29
School Center Signs Mini Bulletin Board Set • $6.11 1 $6.11
Sing Along & Read Along with Dr. Jean Readers, Rules Rap • $2.96 2 $5.92
American Heritage Miss Nelson Books Miss Nelson Is Back • $5.30 1 $5.30

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This project will reach 26 students.

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