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Ms. Trapp from Seattle WA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need basic supplies such as composition books, staplers, pencils, and markers for chart paper.

  • $351 goal

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My Students

Our school is located in one of the most diverse zip codes in the country and my students come from many different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. My classroom is a place where students from diverse backgrounds are able to come together and share their experiences. Our school focuses on building a community of learners and supporting children to develop socially and emotionally, as well as academically.

My students love coming together as a class to read and writing creative stories.

They are eager to learn, but do not always have the materials they need to be successful. Our school cannot afford to provide supplies to all students and teachers often have to provide basic materials such as notebooks and pencils for their classes.

My Project

Many of my students come to school without the basic supplies they need to be successful. My students need basic supplies such as notebooks, pencils, and folders so everyone has the same materials. These supplies will guarantee that everyone has the notebooks and materials they need for reading and writing!

We also need communal supplies such as markers for chart paper, staplers, and tape dispensers.

They seem like such simple things, but these supplies will go a long way towards helping my class run smoothly. The chart markers get used every day to color code anchor charts, which is especially helpful for students learning English. We use these materials daily for students to have notes of our math lessons to reference.

Ms. Trapp
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 25 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mead Composition Notebook, Wide Ruled, 100 Sheets, 12 Books • Amazon Business $22.54 4 $90.16
Plastic pocket folders with 3 hole,heavy duty star folders ,Assorted Colors ,Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
Twin Tip Colored Pens by AmazaPens | Set of 24 Vibrant Coloring Markers with Fine and Chisel Dual Tips | Bold Water Based Ink | for All Arts, Craft & Coloring Book Projects • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13872) • Amazon Business $10.19 2 $20.38
Swingline Stapler, 20 Sheets, Durable, Desktop, White/Gold (S7064701) • Amazon Business $19.96 1 $19.96
Paper Mate InkJoy Gel Retractable Pen, 0.7mm, Ink, Pack of 14, Assorted (1951636) • Amazon Business $14.70 1 $14.70
Poppin Tape Dispenser, Pink • Amazon Business $13.25 1 $13.25
Sharpie 30001 Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, Box of 12 • Amazon Business $6.37 2 $12.74
Swingline Stapler 3-in-1 Set, Includes Black Antimicrobial Stapler, Stapler Remover and 5000 Count Staples (S70754551H) • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Scotch Desktop Tape Dispenser Silvertech, Two-Tone (C60-ST) • Amazon Business $3.08 1 $3.08

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