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Mrs. Rubio from N Hollywood CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to (TK) Basics

My students need basic supplies that facilitate learning and are not always readily available at our school. Things that might seem mundane, such as printing paper and markers can make a difference in a TK world.

  • $584 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are four and five years old and for many of them it is their first school experience. They are inquisitive, smart, and kind students who need positive role models and positive first school experiences to ensure their success.

My students are enthusiastic learners who greet me with a smile every morning, making it a joy to come to work.

They come from a working class community, where school is often the only place to interact with peers their age. In my classroom, I try to provide as many opportunities as possible for my students to have enriching experiences that will make them love school.

My Project

The requested materials directly and indirectly facilitate learning in engaging ways for my students. In a class of 4 and 5-year-olds, color is an important part of it. Every item requested will help make our classroom a more engaging and color-filled place. Post-its, markers, and plenty of paper will make for happy TK-ers.

Ranging from the colored pencils they will love, the pencil grips to help them learn proper pencil grip and aid them in writing, and down to the laminating pouches to cover and protect their beautiful work and printable games, every single supply will be used effectively by the students or FOR the students.

Missing the basic supplies can hinder learning, but with your support, this crisis can be averted. Let's get these kiddos working with their new supplies!

Mrs. Rubio
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all 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 15 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tyh Supplies 3 Mil Hot Clear Legal Size Glossy Thermal Laminating Pouches Lamination Sheet Laminator Pockets 8.5" X 14" Qty 100 Pack • Amazon Business $17.99 5 $89.95
Neenah Paper Exact Vellum Bristol, 67 lb, 8.5 x 11", 250 Sheets, White, 94 Brightness (80211), 3 pack • Amazon Business $17.88 3 $53.64
AmazonBasics 30% Recycled Multipurpose Copy Paper - 92 Bright, 20 lbs, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 10 Ream case (5,000 Sheets) • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
MFLABEL Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 3 mil thick, 500-Pack • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Westcott 12" TrimAir Titanium Wood Guillotine Paper Trimmer with Anti-Microbial Protection • Amazon Business $34.50 1 $34.50
12pcs Pencil Grips Writing Aid Training Grip Utensils/Pencil Holder For Adult/Kids/Kindergarten, Righties & Lefties Suitable, Mixed Color • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Crayola Colored Pencil Bulk, 240 Count Classpack, 12 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $26.54 1 $26.54
Learning Resources Magnetic Pocket Chart Squares • Amazon Business $23.43 1 $23.43
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 3 in x 3 in, Rio de Janeiro Collection, 24 Pads, 70 Sheets/Pad, Cabinet Pack (654-24SSAU-CP) • Amazon Business $19.69 1 $19.69
BIC Wite-Out Brand EZ Correct Correction Tape, 10-Count, White • Amazon Business $11.93 1 $11.93
Sharpie Flip Chart Markers, Bullet Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count • Amazon Business $5.50 2 $11.00
Crayola 12 Count Washable Bulk Markers, Yellow • Amazon Business $9.64 1 $9.64
Crayola 8 Pack Ultra-Clean Fine Line Washable Markers, Classic Colors • Amazon Business $4.20 2 $8.40
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Ultra Fine Point, Black, 12 Count • Amazon Business $6.25 1 $6.25
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, Box of 12 • Amazon Business $5.07 1 $5.07
Crayola 8ct Washable Tropical Colors Conical Tip • Amazon Business $3.49 1 $3.49

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