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Mrs. Cramer from Frederick MD is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to School, Tools for Success

Help me give my students basic tools and materials to make our classroom successful.

  • $363 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach at a Title I/STAR school where the majority of our students receive Free and Reduced-Priced Meals. We also have a growing Blessing in a Backpack Program, where students get to fill their backpacks with food for the weekend. Most of our students live in the downtown area of our town. Our students come from diverse backgrounds including different countries and cultures.

Despite the fact that they face many hardships outside of the classroom, our students come to school every day to feel safe, supported, loved, and ready learn.

Every day they strive to become better readers, mathematicians, writers, scientists, researchers, problem solvers, friends, leaders, and critical thinkers. They learn and practice skills that will ensure their successful futures.

These students are the future of our community and the world. I want to give them the best tools that will allow them to reach their goals, and help brighten each of their futures.

My Project

As a Title I school teacher, basic classroom things such as glue, paper, pencils, etc. are not brought in by our students. Our students usually come with little or no supplies - supplies that are essential to everyday classroom activities!

I love being able to make activities more engaging, simply adding color brightens our classroom.

My students always love getting to be creative with materials they don't have at home, like colored paper, glue, and markers. Dry erase markers make a huge difference for my students working though a difficult math problem or organizing their writing on a surface that can easily change.

Meeting basic needs may sound elementary (no pun intended); but research and countless educational theories show that these low level needs must be met first before effective learning can occur.

Mrs. Cramer
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AmazonBasics Low-Odor Dry Erase White Board Markers - Chisel Tip - 12 Pack, Black • Amazon Business $6.47 6 $38.82
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, “Brights” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (99608) • Amazon Business $15.59 2 $31.18
Colorations Bright Construction Paper Smart Pack Multicolor Variety Pack Classroom Supplies for Kids (Pack of 600) • Amazon Business $28.47 1 $28.47
Bulk Earbuds Headphones Individually Bagged 50 Pack For Iphone, Android, MP3 Player For Schools, Libraries, Hospitals - Black • Amazon Business $27.95 1 $27.95
Crayola Ultra Clean Washable Broad Line Markers, 40 Classic Colors, Gift for Kids • Amazon Business $11.98 2 $23.96
SunWorks PAC6518 Construction Paper, 10 Assorted Colors, 18" x 24", 100 Sheets • Amazon Business $11.40 2 $22.80
1InTheOffice Pastels Colored Copy Paper, Assorted, 8.5 x 11 inch Letter Size, 20lb Density, (400 Sheets) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
TOPS/Oxford 1-Subject Notebooks, 8" x 10-1/2", College Rule, 70 Sheets, 6 Pack, Color Assortment May Vary (65007) • Amazon Business $8.91 2 $17.82
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4 -Inches, 3 mil thick, 100-Pack (TP3854-100) • Amazon Business $10.54 1 $10.54
AmazonBasics Purple Washable School Glue Sticks, Dries Clear, 0.24-oz Stick,60-Pack • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Avery 47993 Two-Pocket Folder, 40-Sheet Capacity, Assorted Colors (Box of 25) • Amazon Business $8.19 1 $8.19
Amazon Brand - Solimo Sandwich Storage Bags, 300 Count • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$258.59

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.52

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$307.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.35

Total project goal

$362.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$362.34

5 Donors

-$337.99

Donations toward project cost

-$307.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$24.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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