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Mrs. Leach from Providence RI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Borders, Colored Paper, Awnings, Oh My!

Help me give my students colorful borders, bulletin board paper, Superhero Awnings and more to help engage learning.

  • $301 goal

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My Students

Our school saying is, "Better today than yesterday! Better tomorrow than today!" I want to make their tomorrow better!

My class consists of a diverse group of learners.

My class has 26 second grade students of varying abilities. The socio-economic background of our students is reflected by our 97% free or reduced-price lunch rate.

I teach in an urban inner city school rich with diversity. Most of my students need additional learning materials to meet grade level expectations. Please help me to make tomorrow better for them!

My Project

My students are eager and energetic learners. They enjoy learning about the world around them and sharing their ideas in groups.

We need new attractive borders, colored paper rolls, and awnings to decorate our bulletin boards in the classroom and hallways leading to our class.

Having attractive bulletin board displays shows pride and ownership of our classroom.

My students need vibrant areas to keep their interest in the classroom displays. I want to make every corner of the room a teaching area for Math, Science, Literacy, Social Studies, Stem, and Writing. I want my learners to be interested in the materials on the wall. I want them to go up to the bulletin boards and use the materials to further their learning.

I would use the Superhero Awnings, Superhero magnetic borders, Super Strong Hooks, and the Grade 2 Magnetic Word Wall Words to create a bulletin board area that would excite my students to learn new words! Surely seeing superhero comic logos would excite them and call attention to important sight words they need to know and master in second grade.

Having a STEM area with posters and yellow background paper would call attention to STEM activities. It would be a great place to have a Maker Space in the classroom. I would have all of my STEM kits to be available on a shelf in the area for my students to explore and deepen their learning. I would also have a Maker Space with materials to allow them to create to their hearts content. A "Make it and Take it" home to share with your family.

Having these vibrant materials to transform our learning areas would be a great addition to our classroom environment. I believe it would make our classroom more inviting and more interactive for my students.

Mrs. Leach
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 26 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources Super Stong Magnetic Hooks, Set of 4 • $18.35 2 $36.70
Magnetic Big Wall Words, 2nd 100 Words, Level 2 • $16.99 1 $16.99
Teacher Created Resources Superhero Magnetic Borders (24 x 1.5) • $15.29 1 $15.29
Teacher Created Resources, Superhero Awning (TCR77256) • $6.96 2 $13.92
Teacher Created Resources TCR9500, Susan Winget Border Trim Set • $13.59 1 $13.59
Carson-Dellosa Scalloped Boarder Set • $13.08 1 $13.08
Teacher Created Resources Better Than PaperRoll, 4' x 12', Yellow Gold (TCR77369) • $12.74 1 $12.74
Teacher Created Resources Better Than PaperRoll, 4' x 12', Lime (TCR77371) • $12.74 1 $12.74
Die-Cut Magnet Scribble Handprints 12/pk, Assorted Colors 8.5" x 11" (ASH10094) • $4.24 3 $12.72
Dowling Magnets Base Ten Magnets (DO-MA12) • $5.09 2 $10.18
Carson-Dellosa STEM Bulletin Board Set, 10 Pieces/Set • $7.64 1 $7.64
Carson-Dellosa Kids Straight Border (36 x 3) • $6.71 1 $6.71
Trend 4" Ready Letters Playful Combo Packs, Neon Dots • $6.62 1 $6.62
Dowling Magnets Adhesive Dots Magnet, 3/4" (DO-735007) • $2.99 2 $5.98
Barker Creek Bohemian Name Badges & Self-Adhesive Labels, 45 Pieces Per Pack (BC1538) • $5.94 1 $5.94
Trend Bulletin Board Sets, Gumdrop Stars Accents, Standard Size, Variety Pack • $5.52 1 $5.52
Trend Enterprises 5 1/2" - 6" Clips Classic Accents Variety Pack, Owl Stars, 36/Pack • $5.35 1 $5.35
Teacher Created Resources, Chalkboard Brights Anything Is Possible Banner 8"x39" (TCR5840) • $4.24 1 $4.24
Creative Teaching Press Name Tags Dots on Turquoise • $4.24 1 $4.24
ArtSkills 1225 Quick Letters, Multi-color, Repositionable, 300 Pieces • $4.16 1 $4.16
Name Tags, TREND Kids • $4.07 1 $4.07
Creative Teaching Press CTP8345, Bold & Bright Striped and Spotted Pencils Border • $3.39 1 $3.39

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