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Mrs. Beckett from Joliet IL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to the Basics!

Help me give my students all the necessary supplies we need to have a great year! We need basics that our school district is not able to supply, including organizational storage, a label maker, and needed school supplies!

  • $429 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing! My K-5th graders come to school with smiles on their faces, regardless of the sometimes terrible situations they are coming from.

Almost the entire school is low-income, and all of our students are given free breakfast and lunch.

They often do not have any supplies, and the teachers are so generous in giving them what they need. My students will be so excited to have some new supplies to use in our speech therapy room. A little bit of help will go a long way!

My Project

Being able to have these "basic" materials will give us the foundation we need for speech therapy! These materials are great for creating speech crafts, making vocabulary books, and experiments.

Fulfilling this project will also give me the ability to organize and prepare for my students on a daily basis!

The file folder cart will give me a way to store each student's data file. The label maker will help me keep each unit organized and ready to use with all my students. The colored paper will be used for projects, speech handouts, and crafts!

Please consider helping to fund this project and give us the tools we need in order to have a great year in speech therapy! My amazing students deserve it!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Safco 1-Shelf Metal File Cart, Black (5277BL) • Staples Advantage $68.29 1 $68.29
PP319 - Arts & Crafts Supply Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Staples Laser/Inkjet Address Labels, 1" x 2 5/8", White, 30 Labels/Sheet, 25 Sheets/Box (18054/SIWJ100) • Staples Advantage $12.79 3 $38.37
Brother P-Touch Portable Label Maker (PT-H110) • Staples Advantage $25.53 1 $25.53
Staples Pastel Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs, 11" x 17", Assorted, 250/Pack (073150) • Staples Advantage $21.49 1 $21.49
Staples Expandable Wall Pockets, Letter, Smoke, 4-Pocket • Staples Advantage $19.99 1 $19.99
Staples Colored Top-Tab File Folders, 3 Tab, 5 Color Assortment, Letter Size, 100/Pack • Staples Advantage $19.79 1 $19.79
Brother TZe TZE-2312PK Laminated tape, Under 1/2"W, Black on White, 2/Pack • Staples Advantage $18.99 1 $18.99
FG362 - File Folder Pocket Chart • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
Astrobrights Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Assorted Colors, 250/Pack (21004) • Staples Advantage $13.70 1 $13.70
Paper Mate Flair Candy Pop Limited Ed Felt Tip Pen, Medium Point Type, Assorted, 6Pack • Staples Advantage $13.34 1 $13.34
Expo Dry Erase Markers, Fine Point, Assorted, 8/Pack (86601) • Staples Advantage $6.50 2 $13.00
BIC Wite-Out EZ Correct Correction Tape, White, 4/Pack (50589) • Staples Advantage $11.69 1 $11.69

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