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Ms. Danesi from Chico CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Basic Classroom and Engineering Activity Supplies

Help me give my students basic classroom and engineering activity supplies ans well as a few positive behavior incentive rewards.

  • $328 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from low socioeconomic and diverse ethnic backgrounds. They are amazing and strive always to do their best.

Many of them are in situations where they are not supported at home academically or behaviorally.

In our classroom, my job is to provide a structured environment where students can safely achieve their highest academic and social levels. Our district did not prepare for the amount of students they would get, and I've recently been hired to teach half the class.

This project would reach all of the fourth and fifth graders in our school.

My Project

There are a few basic classroom set-up supplies in this project to help my students with thing they are unable to bring from home, such as pencils and markers and a few items to help me set up and organize my classroom for success.

In addition, many of these items will help my students meet the engineering standards for grade five.

We will be problem-solving and building and then rebuilding to meet challenges presented by me or by the students themselves. We will reuse any items that can be salvaged from project to project. One of the engineering project planned is to build a car which moves forward. Another activity requires students to build a tower with toothpicks an marshmallows. I am hoping to see them problem-solved based on trial and error, and these materials will help them do this.

In addition, I've added a few positive behavior incentive awards. Thanks for your support!

Ms. Danesi
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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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 20 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mind Reader Mesh Desk Organizer 5 Trays Desktop Document Letter Tray for Folders, Mail, Stationary, Desk Accessories, Black • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Plastic Project Wheels with 1/8" hole - Pack of 100 pcs • Amazon Business $19.96 1 $19.96
Craft Wood Sticks, Box of 1,000 • Amazon Business $8.76 2 $17.52
Wooden Dowel Rods 200 pcs - Wood Dowels 1/8 inch - Dowel Rod 12 inch 30cm-3mmØ - Thin Wood Dowels for Crafts - Dowel Rods 200 pcs • Amazon Business $15.19 1 $15.19
1000 Count 100% Natural Bamboo Toothpicks – Kitchen Essential • Amazon Business $3.65 4 $14.60
Tomnk 500PCS 10.3 Inch Disposable Color Drinking Straws Plastic Straws • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point (0.7mm), Assorted Colors, 12 Count • Amazon Business $11.94 1 $11.94
Dusico® Party Balloons 12 Inches Rainbow Set (100 Pack), Assorted Colored Party Balloons Bulk, Made With Strong Latex, For Helium Or Air Use. Birthday Balloon Arch Supplies, Decoration Accessory • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
TICONDEROGA Pencils, Wood-Cased #2 HB Soft, Pre-Sharpened with Eraser, Yellow, 72-Pack (13972) • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
GREEN FABWOOD 200Piece Cats Eyes Glass Marble/ Sling Shot Ammo • Amazon Business $9.77 1 $9.77
Perfect Stix Jumbo Craft Sticks ( Pack of 500ct) • Amazon Business $9.75 1 $9.75
Jumbo Plastic Straws | 300 Pack | Extra Wide Smoothie Drinking Straw - with Recipe E-Book - BPA-Free Straws - Bright Colors - Works for Smoothies, Juices Cocktails and More - by FUMCare • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
MorTime Animal Pencil Erasers , Erasers Zoo , Disassembly Animal Erasers Pack of 30 (30pc) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
FF Elaine 24 Pcs Double-Scale 60-Inch/150cm Soft Tape Measure Ruler Bulk for Sewing Tailor Cloth - 6 Colors • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
300 Fee White Baker's Cotton Twine Durable Packing String for Gardening Applications (White) • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Crayola 12 Count Black Original Bulk Markers • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
NASA Stickers for Laptop [100PCS], Space Explorer Galaxy Vinyl Decals for Water Bottle Hydro Flask MacBook Car Bike Bumper Skateboard Luggage, Spaceman Spacecraft Universe Planet Logo Graffiti Sticker • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Chenille Kraft 369001 Flat Wood Toothpicks, Wood, Natural, 2500/Pack (CKC369001) (CK-369001) • Amazon Business $3.06 2 $6.12
Waterproof Vinyl Stickers Pack for Water Bottle Laptop Bike DIY (50 Pcs Outdoor Adventure Style) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Waterproof Vinyl Stickers Pack for Laptop Water Bottle Party Supplies(50Pcs Neon Style) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Scotch Desktop Tape Dispenser Silvertech, Two-Tone (C60-ST) • Amazon Business $3.98 1 $3.98
Berkley Trilene XL Smooth Casting Monofilament Service Spools (XLPS2-15), 110 Yd, pound test 2 - Clear • Amazon Business $3.76 1 $3.76

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