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Mrs. Stewart from Vista CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to School Essentials: Kits for Successful Distance Learning

Help me give my students essential school supplies to make our distance learning experience a success!

  • $563 goal

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My Students

My first graders are so curious and eager to learn! Every day is an adventure with these little ones. As active participants in the learning process, my students LOVE to ask questions (about a million!). They are so intrigued and inspired by the world around them.

More than three-fourths of my class come from economically disadvantaged households and, for many of them, English is their second language.

Despite these outside factors, my students still thrive in the classroom, especially when engaged in activities that connect with a favorite book, science concept, or challenging math problem. Knowing that these little ones will be the leaders of tomorrow, I feel absolutely privileged to be a part of their educational journeys.

My Project

The materials in this project will be used to make back to school kits for my first graders. They will use these essential school supplies to successfully complete distance learning lessons and assignments from home.

By donating to my project, you will help create a positive distance learning experience for my students.

For many of my students, essential school materials that are traditionally supplied in the classroom are not available at home. Purchase of these materials can cause financial strain on already struggling families, especially during the pandemic. Materials such as pencils, notebooks, crayons, sharpeners, whiteboards, erasers, Expo markers, scissors, math manipulatives, and more will facilitate a more successful and equitable start of the year for my students.

Mrs. Stewart
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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 26 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Board Geeks 6 pack dry erase lapboards 9 inch by 12 inch large whiteboard white board set great for teachers, students, children, classroom reusable, durable, portable, single sided whiteboard • Amazon Business $14.99 5 $74.95
Composition Book Notebook - Hardcover, Wide Ruled (11/32-inch), 100 Sheet, One Subject, 9.75" x 7.5", Assorted Covers: Red, Blue, Green, Purple-12 Pack • Amazon Business $21.99 2 $43.98
Westcott Kids Plastic Handle Pointed Scissors with Anti-Microbial Protection, 5-Inch, 12-Pack (14872) • Amazon Business $17.24 2 $34.48
Learning Resources Two-Color Counters, Red/Yellow, Educational Counting, Sorting, Patterning, and Probability Activities, Set of 200, Grades K+, Ages 5+ • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
12 Pack Crayons - Wholesale Bright Wax Coloring Crayons in Bulk, 10 Per Box, 12 Box Bundle Art Set • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Trade Quest Letter Size Clipboards Low Profile Clip, Hardboard (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $14.95 2 $29.90
Expo 80001 Low Odor Chisel Point Dry Erase Markers, Low Odor Alcohol-Based Ink, Designed for Whiteboards, Glass and Most Non-Porous Surfaces, Black, 12 Units per Box, Pack of 1 Box • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Canvas Makeup Bags Canvas Zipper Pouch Bags Pencil Case DIY Craft Bags for Travel DIY Craft School, Multicolored Zippers (20 Pieces) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Double Hole Oval Shaped Pencil Sharpener with Cover and Receptacle Manual Pencil Sharpener Hand Pencil Sharpener for Office Home Supply (24) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Favourde 48 Pack Magnetic Whiteboard Dry Eraser Chalkboard Cleansers for Classroom, Home and Office (Blue) • Amazon Business $15.98 1 $15.98
Canvas Makeup Bags Canvas Zipper Pouch Bags Pencil Case DIY Craft Bags for Travel DIY Craft School, Multicolored Zippers (10 Pieces) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
18 Pack Party Gift Tote Bag, 10 x13 Inch Non Woven Gift Tote Bags with Handles for Birthday Favors, Snacks, 9 Colors • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 7 Gram, 30 Count • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Pencil Sharpener, MENOLY 4 Pack Double Hole Pencil Sharpener Small Pencil Sharpener Manual Hand Pencil Sharpeners with Lid for School Office Home (Pink Yellow Green Blue) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Ziploc Sandwich Bags with New Grip 'n Seal Technology, 280 Count • Amazon Business $6.08 1 $6.08
Mead Composition Notebooks, Comp Books, Wide Ruled Paper, 100 Sheets, 9-3/4 x 7-1/2 inches, Classic Black Marble, 3 Pack (38301) • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Westcott Kids Value Scissors, Pointed, 5-Inch, Color Varies, 2-Pack (13132) • Amazon Business $1.49 1 $1.49

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