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Ms. Graves from Bloomdale OH is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Beginning the Year in Begindergarten!

Help me give my students the supplies they need to successfully start the year including scissors, Kleenex, plastic sleeves and water bottles.

  • $327 goal

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My Students

Our Title I school is in a rural district that includes several small towns and communities. There is only one public library in the district. My begindergarten classroom has up to 15 young five-year-old children. The students in the begindergarten program are chronologically ready to enter the school setting, but may not be developmentally ready to endure the rigors of the kindergarten curriculum.

Begindergarten allows these students a year to develop the foundational skills to enter kindergarten the following school year.

We focus on foundational reading, math, fine motor, and social-emotional skills. My students are all so unique and learn in such different ways. They love to learn through inquiry, love to play, and love to be creative.

My Project

The start of the year can be very expensive for families and these much-needed supplies will help my students have things that we need to help our classroom run smoothly without asking families to spend a lot out of pocket, especially with many families struggling right now due to the pandemic. These necessary resources will assist my students in their instruction on a daily basis. Students will be able to use the dry erase markers during whole group and small group instruction when we work on our whiteboards, or on the plastic sleeves. The card stock, scissors, clipboards and spinners will be used for math and literacy games and activities. Kleenex tissues are always a must have item in any classroom and the water bottles will keep students stay hydrated which in turn, helps the brain and immune system.

My amazing students will be able to utilize all of these materials every day!

I can't wait to see their smiling faces when they receive brand new resources that will help them learn in the classroom!

Ms. Graves
Grades PreK-2

This project will reach 15 students.

19 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Contigo Autoseal Trekker Kids Water Bottles, 14 Oz, Navy & Nectarine, 2-Pack $14.83 3 $44.49
Contigo 2001147 Autoseal Trekker Kids Water Bottle, 2-Pack, Granny Smith & Nautical $11.59 3 $34.77
TRU RED Teacher Pack 5" Kids Blunt Tip Stainless Steel Scissors, Straight Handle, Right and Left Handed, 12/Pack (TR55058) $24.99 1 $24.99
Contigo AUTOSEAL Trekker Kids Water Bottles, 14 oz, Cherry Blossom & Amethyst, 2-Pack $11.61 2 $23.22
Contigo Autoseal Trekker Kids Water Bottle, 2-Pack, Sprinkles & Wink $11.59 2 $23.18
Plastic Clipboards (Set of 6) Multi Pack Clipboard (Colored Assorted) Strong 12.5 x 9 Inch | Holds 100 Sheets! Acrylic Clipboards with Low Profile Clip | Cute Clip Boards Board Clips $16.95 1 $16.95
Staples Cardstock Paper, 8.5" x 11", 110 lbs, White, 250/Pack (49701) $8.03 2 $16.06
Expo Dry Erase Markers, Fine Point, Black, 12/Pack (SAN86001) $15.14 1 $15.14
Kleenex Boutique Standard Facial Tissues, 2-Ply, 95 Sheets/Box, 6/Pack (21271) $13.19 1 $13.19
Clipco Dry Erase Pocket Sleeves Assorted Colors (12-Pack) $12.95 1 $12.95
Tatuo 40 Pieces Arrow Spinners Board Game Spinner Arrow Toys for Party School Home Using, 4 Colors $10.29 1 $10.29
Crayola Low Odor Dry Erase Markers for Kids & Adults, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, Back To School Supplies, 12 Count $8.40 1 $8.40

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