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Mrs. Dunwoody from Anaheim CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Birthday Celebrations

Help me give my students a special birthday celebration! I want to make my students feel special on their birthday with a birthday crown, bookmark and new pencil.

  • $275 goal

This project expired on December 6, 2019.

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My Students

My classroom will be filled with 32 energetic and inquisitive students. They love to learn new skills, share their ideas and try new activities.

Teaching this first/second grade combo class will be a new adventure for me.

After years in kindergarten I want to ensure my new students enter a more mature and "grown up" environment. We will work at tables, on the carpet and even outside. With such a large class, the best way to make connections and reach each student is to work in small groups. Our classroom consists of very diverse learners and small group time is one of the most effective and productive times in our day.

Although my students come from mixed backgrounds and abilities, they all are enthusiastic about learning and being successful in school. Our school is a place where parents, teachers, and administration strive to create an environment where each student can reach his or her potential.

My Project

Birthdays are a fun way to celebrate and connect with my students. It is a great day to honor the child and make him or her feel special and remembered.

Reading birthday books are a fun way to bring literacy alive in the classroom.

On their special day the birthday boy or girl will be able to use the classroom V.I.P. basket filled with special markers and colored pencils. In addition, they can choose a key chain toy to attach to their backpack. We will even celebrate those summer birthdays during the month of June before we leave for summer break.

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This project will reach 32 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
WATINC 20 Pcs Kawaii Colorful Food and Animals Set Key Chain Mini Soft Donut Squishy Cream Scented Stress Relif Toy, Party Supplies Decorative Props Gift Hand Toy for Kids • Amazon Business $21.99 2 $43.98
Ten Rules of the Birthday Wish • Amazon Business $13.98 2 $27.96
Teacher Created Resources Happy Birthday Wristbands, Multi Color (6559) • Amazon Business $4.79 4 $19.16
Crayola Ultra Clean Washable Fine Line Markers, Gift • Amazon Business $15.64 1 $15.64
Creative Teaching Press Incentive, Award Emoji Fun Happy Birthday Crown, CT 2565 • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Crayola Twistables Colored Pencils, Great for Coloring Books, 50 Count, Gift • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Happy Birthday, Cupcake! • Amazon Business $12.78 1 $12.78
Fun Express Wooden Happy Birthday Pencils (48 Count) • Amazon Business $10.46 1 $10.46
Happy Birthday to Me! By ME, Myself • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
BinaryABC Back to School Supplies,Piggy Pencil Sharpener, Handheld Pencil Sharpener, Mini Pencil Sharpener,Random Color,6Pcs • Amazon Business $7.36 1 $7.36
48 ~ Laminated Birthday Bookmarks ~ New • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
Mr. Sketch 1951200 Scented Twistable Crayons, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $3.49 1 $3.49

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