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Mrs. Eldridge from Candler NC is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bountiful Beginnings

My students need reusable write and wipe pockets, word books, sentence strips, lined writing paper, classroom baskets, and other items to jumpstart their school year.

  • $837 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are a creative group of first graders who are excited about learning new things. They are not afraid to express themselves and seem to thirst for knowledge. They are like sponges when it comes to learning about something new. Most of them do not have the resources they need at home, to assist in their education, so I feel that it is important that they receive those things at school. I have always been a believer in the old African proverb..."It takes a village to raise a child."

My Project

The students will use the write and wipe pockets when answering comprehension questions or for solving math problems, as a way to save paper. They will use the sentence strips when practicing letter formation and basic writing skills. The word books will be used as a source to look up sight words when writing stories on their lined paper.

This year the students will be seated at tables instead of desks, so they will use the classroom baskets for storing all of their materials and supplies.

The additional items requested will also equip, enrich, and enlighten the students as they embrace their adventure in the first grade!

Mrs. Eldridge
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 23 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA343 - Teach & Store Chart Stand • Lakeshore Learning Materials $189.00 1 $189.00
Classroom Paper Baskets-Royal Colors • Really Good Stuff $15.99 6 $95.94
MY WORD BOOK CLASSROOM PKG • School Specialty $55.05 1 $55.05
DE190 - Reusable Write & Wipe Pockets - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.50 2 $45.00
Big Joe Bean Bag, 98-Inch, Radiant Orchid • Amazon Business $30.00 1 $30.00
Counting The Days Pocket Chart™ • Really Good Stuff $24.99 1 $24.99
LK297GR - Heavy-Duty Pocket Chart - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.99 1 $22.99
ERASER MAGNETIC DRYERASE 2 X 2 IN PACK OF 24 • School Specialty $17.03 1 $17.03
MARKER DRY ERASE PEN SCHOOL SMART BLUE PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $7.09 2 $14.18
MARKER DRY ERASE PEN SCHOOL SMART RED PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $7.09 2 $14.18
MARKER DRY ERASE PEN SCHOOL SMART GREEN PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $7.09 2 $14.18
Museum ABC • Amazon Business $12.25 1 $12.25
Wild About Books • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
PAPER STORYBOOK R+B 8.5X11 1/2IN RULED SW SCHOOL SMART REAM • School Specialty $5.32 2 $10.64
PAPER NEWSPRINT R+B 8.5X11 1/2IN RULED SW SCHOOL SMART REAM • School Specialty $5.03 2 $10.06
PAPER CHRT 24X32 1.5/SKP-LN 25TBLT - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $4.03 2 $8.06
WS157 - Write & Wipe Rainbow Sentence Strips • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
PAPER CHRT 24X16 1.5/SKP-LN 25TBLT - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $2.32 2 $4.64

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