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Mr. Rhee from Tacoma WA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Basic Supplies for My First Class!

My students need some of the most basic school supplies like writing and drawing materials as well as math and science activities to help with activity based learning. To represent our global community, a map rug.

  • $520 goal

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My Students

Kindergarten is where students make their long lasting first impression of their school days. My students are hungry for a rigorous learning environment and for some reason they have expressed a deep interest in math and science. While teaching them skip counting by 2's they pushed me to start counting by 3's as well which became a part of our routine.

These little people full of energy, color, and determination will blow your socks off with their creativity, ingenuity, and sense of community!

We are located in the urban district of Tacoma, WA. The diversity of this classroom is beautiful and we all share in learning about all the different cultures that are represented in class. I am blessed to work in such a rich community and be a part of raising up the next generation.

My Project

The school that I am teaching is one of the most diverse communities in the district. Many languages and cultures are represented as a result. These supplies will give each kindergartner equal opportunity to succeed as they will not have to worry about what to bring to school. With your help each student will have everything they will need to enjoy a loving community of learning.

I heard somewhere that play is a child's most serious work, and I for one and a firm believer of this.

With all of the basic needs met for these students they will be able to enjoy an engaging learning evironment that allows them to play and learn at the same time.

Mr. Rhee
Grades PreK-2
More than half 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 24 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Eric Carle Elementary World Map Kids Educational Area Rug 6'6" X 9'5", Blue/Red/Green • Amazon Business $103.99 1 $103.99
Fun Express Classwork Pocket Folders - 12 Pieces • Amazon Business $15.95 4 $63.80
Crayola Bulk Crayons, 800 Count Classpack, 16 Assorted Colors (50 Each) • Amazon Business $45.00 1 $45.00
Mead Composition Books / Notebooks, Wide Ruled Paper, 100 Sheets, 9-3/4" x 7-1/2", 12 Pack (72936) • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, White, Washable, 1 Gallon, 2 Count - Great For Making Slime • Amazon Business $27.78 1 $27.78
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, Washable, Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $9.61 2 $19.22
Pacon XP6509AA-1716 Tru-Ray Sulphite Construction Paper, 9"x12", 10-Color Asst. (Pack of 500) • Amazon Business $18.94 1 $18.94
Numbers Bingo Game • Amazon Business $11.93 1 $11.93
Trend Young Learner Bingo Game, Sightwords (T6064) • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Alphabet Bingo Games • Amazon Business $11.02 1 $11.02
School Specialty Giant Foam Dice - 5 inches - Set of 2 - Yellow with Red • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13872) • Amazon Business $9.96 1 $9.96

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