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Ms. Lui from New York NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students paper, markers, pencils, and packaging tape for the new school year!

  • $339 goal

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My Students

My second graders are voracious readers! They love to read both fiction and nonfiction books. Their favorite characters include Pete the Cat, Fly Guy, Piggie and Elephant, and Mercy Watson. They also love to read about insects, space, and plants. My students are hungry bookworms! They are eager to learn and read about the world around them. My class is made up of general education students, children with special needs, and English as a new language students.

My students love to be at school and are like little sponges, absorbing everything around them.

Their parents work long hours and usually do not see their children. The children are usually cared for by their grandparents or a family friend. Most of them do not have someone who speaks English at home. Thus, it is difficult for students to acquire the English language.

Due to financial hardships, my students do not have the opportunity to participate in extracurricular activities during the school year or summer.

My Project

I would love to start 2020 with all the basic supplies my second graders will need to finish the school year. However, due to school budgets cuts and financial hardships for families, it has become difficult for students to have all the materials they need for a successful school year.

Second graders will need basic classroom supplies such as pencils, markers, assortment of paper, and reward stickers for a busy school year!

My students will go through an enormous amount of pencils, Post Its, index cards, paper, and markers during reading, writing, and math workshops in the classroom and at home. To motivate students, they will also have the opportunity to earn reward stickers for their effort throughout the school day. The sheet protectors will help students organize their work in their folders. At the end of the day, my students will use the Clorox wipes to keep their school supplies clean on a daily basis. Classroom helpers will be responsible for sharpening the dull pencils daily.

Your donation to this project will provide my students with the basic supplies they will need for the rest of the school year.

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Ms. Lui
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bulk Buy: 3M Scotch Tear By Hand Packaging Tape 1.88"X629" 3841-3M (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $22.37 2 $44.74
Staples Medium Weight Sheet Protectors, Clear, 200/Box (10525) • Staples Advantage $20.42 2 $40.84
100Sheets Newbested White Watercolor Paper Cold Press Cut Bulk Pack for Beginning Artists or Students. (10 x 7 Inch) (12 x 8 INCH) • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Dixon No. 2 Yellow Pencils, Wood-Cased, Black Core, #2 HB Soft, 144 Count, Boxed (14412) • Amazon Business $10.98 2 $21.96
Lysol Dual Action Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Citrus, 150ct • Amazon Business $8.97 2 $17.94
Post-it Super Sticky Big Notes, 11 x 11 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 1 Pad (BN11), Large Bright Yellow Paper, Super Sticking Power, Sticks and Resticks • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Pacon 1709 Colorwave Super Bright tagboard, 9 x 12, 100-sheet Assortment • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
Teacher Stickers for Kids Mega Pack by Purple Ladybug Novelty, 4960 Re-Ward Stickers & Incentive Stickers for Teachers Classroom & School Bulk Use! Includes Smiley Face Stickers & Star Stickers! • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Pacon PAC1000024 Premium Tagboard, Rojo Red, 50 Sheets • Amazon Business $9.27 1 $9.27
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, 12 Count • Amazon Business $8.18 1 $8.18
Kids Stickers 1200+, 40 Different Sheets, 3D Puffy Stickers for Kids, Bulk Stickers for Girl Boy Birthday Gift, Scrapbooking, Teachers, Toddlers, Including Animals, Stars, Fishes, Hearts and More • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
SAVITA 3D Stickers for Kids & Toddlers 500+ Puffy Stickers Variety Pack for Scrapbooking Bullet Journal Including Animal, Numbers, Fruits, Fish, Dinosaurs, Cars and More • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Broad, Chisel Tip, 8-Pack, Assorted 2015 Colors (1927322) • Amazon Business $6.93 1 $6.93
Konsait 60 Sheets Valentine Heart Stickers Love Decorative Sticker for Kids Envelopes Cards Craft Scrapbooking for Great Party Favors Gift Prize Class Rewards Award Praise (3000+ Colorful Heart) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
AmazonBasics Ruled Index Flash Cards, Assorted Neon Colored, 3x5 Inch, 300-Count • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
Melissa & Doug Sticker Collection Book, Arts & Crafts, Dinosaurs, Vehicles, Space, and More (500+ Stickers, Great Gift for Girls and Boys - Best for 3, 4, 5, and 6 Year Olds) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Amscan St. Patrick's Day Printed Paper Stickers, 350 Ct. | Party Favors • Amazon Business $4.58 1 $4.58

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