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Ms. Vickers from Georgetown DE is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students basic supplies like file folders, paper clips, tape, command hooks, rubber bands, and notepads.

  • $160 goal

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My Students

I teach a class of elementary age students that are all on the autism spectrum. Most of my students are nonverbal and have communication devices to communicate with staff and peers. My students have unique learning needs that require individualized instruction to acquire and maintain skills. Despite the challenges my students face each day, they continue to work hard and inspire me to provide them with the best educational experiences possible.

My Project

This is my first year teaching and I couldn’t be more excited for this opportunity. Unfortunately, as a first year teacher there are many items that one needs to make sure their classroom is prepared. Many of the items on this list are basic, every day supplies but are so important to the functioning of a classroom. Items like hanging files and file folders will ensure that students have a place to keep and organize their individual papers and data. Command hooks, staples and a stapler will provide a way for students to access individual schedules hanging on a wall or see class made anchor charts posted on a bulletin board. Tape, paper clips, and rubber bands will be utilized in a variety of visual math activities and used to make individual math game spinners. Students will also love having their own notepad to write on. Thank you for helping me to provide my learners with all of the tools they need for an enjoyable and successful school year!

Ms. Vickers
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 10 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
AmazonBasics Hanging Folders, Letter Size, Blue, 25 per Box $11.35 1 $11.35
TOPS The Legal Pad 8-1/2" x 11-3/4" Perforated White, Legal/Wide Rule, 50 Sheets per Pad/12 Pads per Pack (7533) $10.74 1 $10.74
AmazonBasics 1/3-Cut Tab, Assorted Positions File Folders, Letter Size, Manila - Pack of 100 $9.99 1 $9.99
Scotch Painter's Tape Contractor Grade Masking Tape, 0.94 inch x 60.1 yard, 2020, 6 Rolls, Tan (2020-24EP6) $9.60 1 $9.60
Command Wire Hooks Value Pack, Medium, White, 7-Hooks (17068-7ES), Organize and decorate your dorm $7.99 1 $7.99
AmazonBasics 10-Sheet Capacity, Non-Slip, Office Stapler with 1000 Staples, Black $6.84 1 $6.84
Mr. Pen Clear Tape, Office Tape, 3/4 x 1000 Inches 10 Rolls $5.99 1 $5.99
Officemate Premium #1 Paper Clips, 1,000 Paper Clips (10 Boxes of 100 Each) (99916) $5.49 1 $5.49
Zebra Pen Z-Grip Retractable Ballpoint Pen, Medium Point, 1.0mm, Black Ink, - 18 Pieces $5.44 1 $5.44
ACCO Binder Clips, Medium, Black, 12 per Box, 2 Boxes (72062) $4.98 1 $4.98
BIC Wite-Out Brand Extra Coverage Correction Fluid, 20 ml, White, 3-Count $3.69 1 $3.69
Swingline Staple Remover, Blade Style, Built-in Magnet, Ultimate, Black (S7038121) $3.57 1 $3.57
Scotch Desktop Tape Dispenser Silvertech, Two-Tone (C60-St), Black/Silver, 1 Pack $3.35 1 $3.35
Tombow 68627 MONO Correction Tape, Non-Refillable, 1/6" x 394", White Tape (Pack of 2) $3.19 1 $3.19
Officemate Standard Staples, 210 per Strip, 20 Sheets Capacity, 5,000 per Box (91900) $2.97 1 $2.97
BAZIC Clear Transparent Push Pins Thumb Tacks, Plastic Head Steel Sharp Point Pin for Cork Bulletin Board Posters Picture Office Home School(100/Pack), 1-Pack $2.93 1 $2.93
Officemate No.1 Smooth Paper Clips, Pack of 10 Boxes of 100 Clips Each, 1000 Clips Total (99911) $2.89 1 $2.89
Business Source Rubber Bands $2.51 1 $2.51
Business Source Jaws Staple Remover (65650) $0.56 1 $0.56

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