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Ms. De Ann Esham from Vanceburg KY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Basics with Special Needs

Help me give my students reading materials, construction paper, markers and other supplies to help them be successful in the classroom.

  • $157 goal

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My Students

I teach students with special needs in a rural elementary school in Northeastern, Kentucky. Over three-quarters of these students struggle with poverty. The students I teach also cope with the additional challenges of their disabilities. These children are helpful, kind, and determined. They just need a little extra love, guidance, and support. I enjoy working with these students because they always have a smile and hug for everyone each day, and I can assist them in mastering the life skills they will need to succeed in the future. I would like to offer my students the supplies they need to make academic gains and meet their goals.

My Project

My students need basic supplies such as pencils, crayons, and tape to function in the classroom on a daily basis. Our children need to practice their writing, strengthen their math skills, learn colors, and improve cooperation abilities with peers. Your donation will provide these students the hands-on manipulatives they need to be successful.

Your investment will assist our students in learning problem-solving abilities, cooperation skills, and content knowledge.

These essential areas are important not only for academic success today, but also for prospering in adulthood in the future. Without your generosity, we may not be able to offer these children all the support that they need to become independent learners that function successfully within their communities. Our goal is to foster reading, writing, mathematical, and social skills so that these children can grow up to be fully contributing citizens.

Ms. De Ann Esham
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

This project will reach 10 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Star Right Blank Flash Cards with Rings in Assorted Colors; 1000 Index Cards - Single Hole Punched with 5 Rings, 2x3 inch for School, Learning, Memory, Recipe Cards and More • Amazon Business $15.88 1 $15.88
The Big Book of Reading Comprehension Activities, Grade 3: 100+ Activities for After-School and Summer Reading Fun • Amazon Business $11.91 1 $11.91
Reading Comprehension Grade 1 for Improvement of Reading & Conveniently Used: 1st Grade Reading Comprehension Workbooks for 1st Graders to Combine Fun & Education Together • Amazon Business $8.97 1 $8.97
Bostitch Office HP12 3 Hole Punch, 12 Sheet Capacity, Metal • Amazon Business $8.19 1 $8.19
SunWorks PAC6525 Construction Paper, 11 Assorted Colors, 9" x 12", 300 Sheets • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Teacher Created Resources Flat Left/Right Alphabet Name Plates (4019) • Amazon Business $7.31 1 $7.31
BIC Wite-Out Brand Extra Coverage Correction Fluid, 20 ml, White, 3-Count • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 8 Pack • Amazon Business $5.97 1 $5.97
Carson Dellosa Education Acid Free Lignin Free Paper Apple Notepad, 5.75-inch x 6-inch, 50 Sheets • Amazon Business $5.44 1 $5.44
The Wonky Donkey • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
School Zone - Sight Word Fun Workbook - 64 Pages, Ages 6 to 7, 1st Grade, Word Recognition, Spelling, Context Clues, Categorizing, and More (School Zone I Know It!xae Workbook Series) • Amazon Business $3.89 1 $3.89
Carson Dellosa Monkey Notepad (151046) • Amazon Business $3.59 1 $3.59
Carson Dellosa Education Acid Free Lignin Free Paper Penguin Notepad, 5.5-inch x 6.25-inch, 50 Sheets • Amazon Business $3.49 1 $3.49
Carson Dellosa Education Acid Free Lignin Free Paper Colorful Owl Notepad, 5.75-inch x 6.25-inch, 50 Sheets • Amazon Business $3.49 1 $3.49
Carson Dellosa Education Acid Free Lignin Free Paper Sea Turtle Notepad, 5.75-inch x 6.25-inch, 50 Sheets • Amazon Business $3.49 1 $3.49

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