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Mrs. Forsythe from Upper Darby PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building a Classroom Community of Successful Learners!

Help me give my students a rug and stools to welcome them into their classroom and make them feel comfortable, supplies to help them be successful, and classroom materials to help make our room feel like home!

  • $895 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students come from low-income households and 100% receive free breakfast and lunch at school. You would never know they face such struggles when you see their smiling faces. These students are hardworking, creative, and love coming to school each day. As a teacher, I strive to create a welcoming environment full of everything they need to become successful students

Welcome to First Grade - my classroom is quickly going to fill with friends who are thoughtful, excited, and ready to learn!

They are eager and able to create meaningful friendships and develop a true love of learning. Thank you for helping me believe in them!

My Project

Thank you for considering a donation to my classroom! We will use the rug and stools to help us feel invited and welcomed into an organized classroom. All of the school supplies will help my students feel successful and prepared, as many come to school without necessary materials. The remainder of the materials will help me prepare my classroom for the students to return. First Grade is such an exciting and transitional year, and the students LOVE to learn!! Feeling organized and prepared is a big step in reaching the goals we set as a First Grade family. Thank you for believing in the future of my little learners!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
CHILDCRAFT ALPHABET PALS - 8 X 12 VARIOUS OPTIONS • School Specialty $356.27 1 $356.27
JAM PAPER Plastic 2 Pocket School POP Folders with Metal Prongs Fastener Clasps - Yellow - 6/Pack • Amazon Business $11.49 5 $57.45
Fat Catalog Assorted Color Metal Stack Stool with Padded Seat, ALT1100SO (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $51.76 1 $51.76
SUNEE Dry Erase Pockets 30 Pack - Reusable & Oversized 10" x 14" - Clear Durable Plastic Sleeves with 2 Rings for Classroom Organization, Teacher and School Supplies • Amazon Business $24.65 1 $24.65
EXPO 86001 Low Odor Dry Erase Marker, Fine Point, Black (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $7.11 3 $21.33
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
Amy&Benton 120PCS Carnival Prizes for Kids Birthday Party Favors Prizes Box Toy Assortment for Classroom • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, “Brights” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (99608) • Amazon Business $16.80 1 $16.80
EOOUT 20pcs Zipper Pencil Pouch Plastic Zip File Bags in 10 Colors, for Bills, Cosmetics, Stationery and Travel Storage 9.5"×4.5" • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $13.66 1 $13.66
The Big Umbrella • Amazon Business $13.41 1 $13.41
We Don't Eat Our Classmates • Amazon Business $13.21 1 $13.21
Sargent Art 36 Count Premium Pink Eraser Class Pack, Best Buy Assortment, 36-1012 • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
The Good Egg • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Amazon Brand - Solimo Gallon Food Storage Bags, 120 Count • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Pineapple Bulletin Board Borders Confetti-Themed Border for Classroom Decoration 36ft • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Better Office Sheet Protectors, 50 Pack • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
ALPHABET PALS PRIMARY OPTION ONLY - 1 • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
CHILDCRAFT ALPHABET PALS OPTION CLASS • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00

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