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Ms. E. from Desoto TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bright Paper for Bright Pupils!

Help me give my students markers and colorful paper to enhance classroom resources and projects.

  • $383 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are wonderful! I know every teacher feels that way, but mine are spectacular. What I enjoy most is their willingness to explore new concepts and broaden their knowledge on familiar ones.

My students and I have a great rapport which allows us to work through some of the most challenging material as a family, and ultimately succeed in the end.

Although some of my students have passions that lie outside of math, they are open to topics I present and their real-world applications.

My Project

Over the years I've learned that students respond more enthusiastically to brightly colored pages of information compared to the usual white paper. Colored paper is a useful way for me to differentiate assignments and tasks for my students. We're able to create foldables, enhance class notes, and create eye-catching reference charts.

There's something about a brightly colored sheet of paper that transforms an activity, notes, or assignment into a more appealing task for students.

Students are able to reference information easier when concepts are connected to the color page it was recorded on. This paper will allow them to have visually stimulating manipulatives in class and create beautiful projects that will increase their chances of retaining pertinent information.

Ms. E.
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Washable Markers, Conical Point, Tropical Colors, 8/Set (58-7816) • Staples Advantage $5.39 5 $26.95
Crayola Ultra-Clean Washable Markers, Wedge Tip, Assorted Colors 8 Count (58-7808) • Staples Advantage $4.99 5 $24.95
Pacon Array Pastel/Bright Jumbo Pack Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11" (US letter), Assorted Colors, 250/Pack (101195) • Staples Advantage $24.89 1 $24.89
Astrobrights Multipurpose Paper, 24 lbs., 8.5" x 14", Lunar Blue, 500/Ream (22522) • Staples Advantage $22.49 1 $22.49
Elmer's Glue Sticks, 0.24 Oz., 60/Pack (E503) • Staples Advantage $22.17 1 $22.17
Astrobrights Multipurpose Paper, 24 Lbs., 8.5" x 14", Cosmic Orange, 500/Ream (22652) • Staples Advantage $21.49 1 $21.49
Hammermill Fore MP Colors Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs., 8.5" x 14", Pink, 500/Ream (103390) • Staples Advantage $20.49 1 $20.49
Hammermill Fore MP Colors Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs., 8.5" x 14", Green, 500/Ream (103374) • Staples Advantage $17.29 1 $17.29
Staples Brights Multipurpose Paper, 24 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Pink, 500/Ream (20106) • Staples Advantage $13.99 1 $13.99
Staples Brights Multipurpose Paper, 24 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Orange, 500/Ream (20108) • Staples Advantage $9.73 1 $9.73
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, 12/Pack (30001) • Staples Advantage $7.92 1 $7.92
Hammermill Colors Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs, 8.5" x 14", Orchid, 500/Ream (103788) • Staples Advantage $6.59 1 $6.59
Hammermill Fore MP Colors Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs., 8.5" x 14", Ivory, 500/Ream (103143) • Staples Advantage $6.58 1 $6.58
Hammermill Colors Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs, 8.5" x 14", Goldenrod, 500/Ream (103150) • Staples Advantage $6.58 1 $6.58
Hammermill Colors Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs, 8.5" x 14", Canary, 500/Ream (103358) • Staples Advantage $6.57 1 $6.57
Hammermill Colors Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs, 8.5" x 14", Blue, 500/Ream (103317) • Staples Advantage $6.57 1 $6.57
Staples Pastel Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Lilac, 500/Ream (14782) • Staples Advantage $6.36 1 $6.36
Staples Pastel Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Salmon, 500/Ream (14783) • Staples Advantage $6.36 1 $6.36
Staples Pastel Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Goldenrod, 500/Ream (14788) • Staples Advantage $5.51 1 $5.51
Staples Pastel Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Green, 500/Ream (14781) • Staples Advantage $5.51 1 $5.51
Staples Pastel Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Pink, 500/Ream (14779) • Staples Advantage $5.51 1 $5.51
Staples Pastel Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Blue, 500/Ream (14786) • Staples Advantage $5.51 1 $5.51
Staples Pastel Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Canary, 500/Ream (14787) • Staples Advantage $5.50 1 $5.50
Staples Pastel Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Cream, 500/Ream (14789) • Staples Advantage $5.02 1 $5.02

Materials cost

$290.53

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.36

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$324.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.33

Total project goal

$382.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$382.22

4 Donors

-$285.00

Donations toward project cost

-$242.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.75

match offer

-$97.22

Match offer toward project cost

-$82.64

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.58

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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