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Mrs. Smith from Ruffs Dale PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Book Nook Bags

Help me give my students clear backpacks to make their Book Buddies visual.

  • $221 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is located in high poverty, rural community. My students love hands-on activities. They are very energetic and need to get up and get moving on a daily basis. As a teacher in a low-income district, I try to provide the best experiences for my students in the classroom as well as out of the classroom.

Many of our children live in single-parent households and receive a free or reduced-price lunch.

My students are young learners, so I try and make our classroom as warm and welcoming as possible and also provide​ a very rigorous learning environment for them. I want each and every one of them to have the best educational advantage a young learner can possibly have.

My Project

I would like to have my students have clear Book Nook bags because the ones I have are getting worn out. The children will be using the book bags to carry books, plush animals that relate to the books as well as a board game, card game, journals, etc. Each child will take a Book Nook home on a weekly basis. They will spend time with their "friend" and write what they did with them. They will also need to read the several books to their "friend" as well as their family. They will also have an activity that goes with each story. After they spent time with their "friend" they will return it back to school and report on what they did with their "friend".

Mrs. Smith
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Clear Backpack, Heavy Duty See Through Backpack, Transparent Large Bookbag for College, Work, Security Travel & Sports • Amazon Business $11.99 12 $143.88
BAGAIL NFL and PGA Stadium Approved Clear Tote Bag with Zipper Closure Crossbody Messenger Shoulder Bag with Adjustable Strap(12 Inch X 12 Inch X 6 Inch,Black,2 Bags) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$154.87

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$187.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.03

Total project goal

$220.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$220.22

1 Donor

-$220.22

Donations toward project cost

-$187.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.03

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$0.00

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