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Mrs. Pinero from Miami FL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Bright Start

Help me give my students essential every day supplies like headphones, folders, pencils, markers, etc. for a successful school year.

  • $996 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My school is in a high poverty neighborhood and most students come from families with a low socioeconomic status. Each of my twenty students are unique in their own special way. They range from ESOL Levels 1-4 and are a set of well-behaved and responsible students.

Help us have the best school year ever!

In order to have the best school year ever we need to start school with supplies, like crayons, glue, pencils, etc.

These are simple things that will facilitate and enhance our learning from the very beginning and throughout the school year.

My Project

Throughout the school year, students will use folders for each subject to keep their weekly assignments in order. They will have pencils, erasers, crayons, scissors and glue for the school year. They will use the headphone to complete online assignments. This will help them become independent learners.

The notebooks will be used to keep their weekly writing.

Expo markers, dry eraser pocket sleeves, caddy, sheet protectors and laminating sheets will be used during differentiated instruction for reading comprehension and for building math and reading skills.

The left hand scissors will help my left-handed students cut paper without a struggle. The hand sanitizer dispenser and refills will be used before lunch to keep students healthy. The first aid kit will be used for small playground accidents. The crayon sharpener will be used to bring dull crayons back to life. Rechargeable batteries are for our Leapsters and Hot Dot pens. The iPad Charging Station will be used to charge all iPads at once and to keep them organized.

All of these materials and supplies will last the school year and will provide students with a vast variety of learning skills. Thus, I will be encouraging positive behavior through self-assurance.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kids Headphones, Mumba Volume Limited Over Ear Headphones, 85 Safe Listening Adjustable Headsets with Microphone for Kids Children • Amazon Business $9.99 8 $79.92
Mead CASE of 6 Primary Journal Creative Story Tablet, Grades K-2 (09554) • Amazon Business $18.86 4 $75.44
iPad Charging Station, Unitek 96W 10-Port USB Charging Dock Hub with Quick Charge 3.0, Charging Stand Compatible Multiple Device, Charging 8 iPads Simultaneously - White [Upgraded Divider] • Amazon Business $63.88 1 $63.88
Displays2go Wall Mount Literature Rack Organizer, 10 Pockets, Black Steel Mesh (MSHWL10BK) • Amazon Business $60.71 1 $60.71
Pendaflex Recycled Hanging Folders, Letter Size, Gray, 1/5 Cut, 25/BX (81604) • Amazon Business $13.82 4 $55.28
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 60 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $14.87 3 $44.61
PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer Gel Refill, 450 mL Sanitizer Refill for PURELL ES Everywhere System Starter Kit (Pack of 2) – 1450-02 • Amazon Business $21.59 2 $43.18
Elmer’s 1680 CrayonPro Electric Sharpener • Amazon Business $43.16 1 $43.16
Energizer Rechargeable AA Batteries, NiMH, 2000 mAh, Pre-Charged, 4 count (Recharge Universal) • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Crayola Crayons Bulk, 24 Box Classpack, 24 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $28.26 1 $28.26
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count • Amazon Business $27.45 1 $27.45
Stanley Removable 4 Cup Office Supplies Organizer Caddy for Scissors, Pens, Pencils, Notepads Art Supplies and Other Desk Essentials, White (SCICAD) • Amazon Business $12.08 2 $24.16
IRIS USA, Inc. CNL-5 Storage Box, 5 Quart, Clear, 20 Pack • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Magnetic Dry Erase Pocket Sleeves (30-pack + 30 Markers) by Two Point - Oversize 10 x 14 in - Classroom Organization, Home, Office, Responsibility Chart, Shop Ticket Holder - Clear folder sleeves • Amazon Business $23.93 1 $23.93
Westcott School Left and Right Handed Kids Scissors, 5" Blunt, Pack of 24, Assorted (24) • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 3 mil thick, 200-Pack, Clear (TP3854-200) • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Energizer Recharge Universal 700 mAh Rechargeable AAA Batteries, Pre-Charged, 4 count • Amazon Business $10.00 2 $20.00
Ticonderoga Noir Black Wood-Cased #2 Pencils, Holographic Design, 12-Count Hang Tab Box (13970) • Amazon Business $4.10 4 $16.40
Samsill 200 Non-Glare Heavyweight Sheet Protectors, Reinforced 3 Hole Design Plastic Page Protectors, Archival Safe, Top Load for 8.5 x 11 Inch Sheets, Box of 200 • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Fiskars 5" Kid Scissors Left-Handed Pointed-Tip, 2 Pack - Assorted color • Amazon Business $12.20 1 $12.20
PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer ES Everywhere System Starter Kit, 1 – 450 mL Sanitizer Refill + 1 – PURELL ES Compact Starter Push-Style Dispenser - 1450-D8 • Amazon Business $11.83 1 $11.83
Energizer Recharge Universal 700 mAh Rechargeable AAA Batteries, Pre-Charged, 4 count • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
Ticonderoga Pencils, Wood-Cased, Graphite #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 96-Pack (13872) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Be Smart Get Prepared 100 Piece First Aid Kit, Clean, Treat and Protect Most Injuries with The kit That is Great for Any Home, Office, Vehicle, Camping and Sports. 0.71 Pound • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Expo Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tips, Assorted Colors, 4 + 1 Bonus Pack • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Trenro 2pcs 30 Pin USB Sync Charging Cable Cord Replacement for Old Apple iPhone 4/4S 3G/3GS, iPad 1/2/3,iPod Nano/iPod Touch • Amazon Business $5.98 1 $5.98
Paper Mate Pink Pearl Erasers, Large, 12 Count • Amazon Business $4.29 1 $4.29

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