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Ms. Valbuena from Maspeth NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Book Bins + Math Games = Happy Teacher + Students

Help me give my students book bins to help us organize our library and math games to improve our skills.

  • $198 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

A classroom full of readers is a beautiful thing, and a sight that surely warms this teacher's heart. My students are voracious readers and as a result, we have a lot of books. We need help organizing our library,

My students attend a Title I, public school in New York City, where nearly 100% of students come from low-income households.

My students are a diverse group of intellectually gifted Fourth graders. Their interests are unique and varied, yet they share the trait of innate inquisitiveness. Our classroom is a place of discovery and inquiry. We strive to tap into our higher order thinking skills on a daily basis; pushing ourselves to explore and think deeply.

My Project

We were fortunate to just have two projects funded that provided a plethora of books for our library. Now we are hoping to receive some book bins to help us keep our library organized and tidy!

The book bins will allow us to organize our new books by genre and make them easily accessible to all students.

We are also requesting two math games to add to our Math Differentiation Center. After we complete our work in math every day, the students are able to utilize various activities in the Math Differentiation Center. By allowing the students to select their own activities, they are actively working to improve their skills and gain ownership of the material at hand.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG963BU - Help-Yourself Book Bin - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 12 $95.88
LC1279 - The Allowance Game® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98

Materials cost

$135.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.04

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$167.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.63

Total project goal

$197.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$197.53

2 Donors

-$179.88

Donations toward project cost

-$155.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.73

match offer

-$15.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$12.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$2.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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