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Mrs. Gonzalez from Xenia OH is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to the Basics: Basic Distance Learning Supplies for Kindergartners

Help me give my students drawstring bags, pencil pouches, notebooks, pencils, pencil sharpeners and markers, so they can work on distance learning.

  • $177 goal

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My Students

My kindergarten students were having an awesome school year! They were learning so much, including learning to read. Then came the coronavirus pandemic. Our school closed on March 13 and won't reopen this year. Suddenly, my students had their whole world changed. They miss coming to school so much.

Many of my students lack consistent internet access, so distance learning can be tricky.

Each Monday, I send ideas for activities to my students' families. I try to include some activities that are screen free. Since most of my students have access to at least a cell phone, I meet with them a few times a week using Google Meet. My school is focusing on students' mental health, so this is a great way to spend some time with my students. We normally have Show & Tell, listen to a book that I read and just have time to talk with each other.

My Project

My kindergarten students are trying to do their best while we are distance learning. They are hard workers and love learning. Many of them lack basic supplies that are needed to engage in distance learning. Having access to basic supplies will make a huge difference and will allow them to work on learning activities at home.

Basic school supplies are tools that help open up a world of learning for my students.

I am requesting pencils, pencil sharpeners, markers and notebooks. They will use these supplies to complete assigned work, practice writing and to draw pictures. I am also requesting pencil pouches that they will use to store their markers. The drawstring bags will hold all of the supplies and will help keep my students organized.

I will deliver all of these materials to my students' homes in a contact free manner. Thank you for taking the time to read my project idea. I really appreciate it!

Mrs. Gonzalez
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Madisi Washable Markers, Broad Line Markers, Assorted Colors, Classroom Bulk Pack, 240 Count • Amazon Business $39.98 1 $39.98
Mead Spiral Notebook, 24 Pack of 1-Subject Wide Ruled Spiral Bound Notebooks, Pastel Color Cute school Notebooks, 70 Pages • Amazon Business $29.82 1 $29.82
20 Colors Drawstring Backpack Bags Sack Pack Cinch Tote Sport Storage Polyester Bag for Gym Traveling • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
JARLINK 20 Pack 10 Colors Zipper Mesh Pouch, Pencil Pouch Pen Bag Multipurpose Travel Bags for Office Supplies Cosmetics Travel Accessories Multicolor • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Pencil Sharpener, MENOLY 20 Pack Pencil Sharpener Manual Hand Pencil Sharpeners Small Pencil Sharpener Single Hole Pencil Sharpener with Eraser and Cover for School Office Home, 4 Color • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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