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Ms. Stumpf from Anchorage AK is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bins for Books

Help me give my students sturdy organization bins to go on our shelf spaces.

  • $290 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 4th-grade classroom is full of 31 curious learners in Anchorage, Alaska. We are our district's first STEM school and this is the second year of the program. The students are a mixture of neighborhood and lottery students.

My STEM cubs love to learn and are constantly on the move.

Through the engineering design process and project-based learning, the students learn the importance of planning, executing, and learning from mistakes. We are learning how to be thinkers again and seeing how far the human mind can go.

My Project

To be efficient learners in a small classroom we must maximize our space and organization. My 31 students sit at tables instead of desks. The tables are great because it allows for more collaboration and learning how to share workspace, but there is no storage for our textbooks, folders, notebooks, etc.

We have shelves where the students keep their supplies and I made 31 bins out of cardboard, but they are not holding up with how much we exchange our materials as we switch to different subjects throughout the day.

The current cardboard bins I made will not be suitable for the next school year. Some won't make it to the end of this year. These new bins would last for many years and would keep our shelf space looking spiffy.

Ms. Stumpf
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 31 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA740X - Black Connect & Store Book Bins - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 6 $209.94

Materials cost

$209.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$3.15

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$246.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.45

Total project goal

$289.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$289.69

6 Donors

-$289.69

Donations toward project cost

-$246.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.45

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$0.00

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