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Ms. H. from Chesapeake VA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to Basics!

My students need basic school supplies to help them be prepared for learning.

  • $214 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is located in one of the lower income areas of my city. About 51% students receive free or reduced-price lunch. 31% of the students are Caucasian, 49% are African American, and the remaining percentage are a multitude of ethnicities from all over the world.

My students are eight and nine year old balls of never-ending energy.

It can be a challenge for them to sit still and learn for longer periods of time as the school year progresses. They love interactive activities and hands-on projects.

These kids have the potential to be anything they want to be. It just takes time to get them to believe in themselves. I believe they will thrive in a classroom that has more hands-on math and reading manipulatives.

My Project

Basic school supplies can be hard to come by, and even harder to replace midway through the year when they've run out. I believe having pencils, colored pencils, scissors, dry erase markers, and glue will help my students be the best learners they can be.

Pencils will help with everyday writing.

Colored pencils will allow for creativity to blossom on their work and free play time. Students go through glue sticks crazy fast. Having glue sticks will help students keep their interactive notebooks organized and crafts nice and neat. Dry erase markers are essential when students are playing review games in class, showing answers for daily questions, and practicing writing. Scissors seem to get lost or misplaced all the time. Having extra pairs on hand will ensure that everyone gets to actively participate in their learning.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA796 - Best-Buy Colored Pencils - Set of 300 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
DD103 - Write & Wipe Thin-Line Markers - 4-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 8 $31.92
TT506Z - Lakeshore Jumbo Glue Stick - Dozen • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 2 $21.98
LL159 - Lakeshore Scissors Set - Pointed-Tip • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
SU28 - Pencils - Standard #2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.99 4 $7.96

Materials cost

$148.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$181.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.95

Total project goal

$213.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$213.02

3 Donors

-$188.02

Donations toward project cost

-$159.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.20

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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