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  • $273 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Finkelstein
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Caught Being Good - Part 2

My students need a variety of incentives, such as rings, pencils and bubbles, for when they are Caught Being Good.

My Students

Do you remember the last time that you were rewarded for being good? I am hoping to provide my first graders with incentives for doing the right thing.

I currently teach 27 very sweet first graders in a Title I school located in a high poverty and high crime area in Pennsylvania.

All of my students receive free breakfast and free lunch. Many of my students come from homes where English is not spoken.

My Project

I am currently trying to teach my six and seven year old students to help their classmates and to be kind to one another. Instead of focusing on the negative in my classroom, I want to focus on the positive. I want to catch my students doing the right thing. For example, if I notice a student comforting a sad child, I would like to reward them with an incentive such as pencils, bubbles or even rings.

Please help me to provide my first graders with incentives for when they are "Caught Being Good".

I can't wait to see the smiles on their faces when they get a prize for being kind to their fellow classmates.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SmileMakers Neon Party Bubbles 48 PCS • Quill.com $14.84 2 $29.68
SmileMakers Glitter Frog Rings 72 PCS • Quill.com $12.86 2 $25.72
SmileMakers Tooth Holder Backpack Pull 144 PCS • Quill.com $12.86 2 $25.72
Moon Products Woodcase Pencil HB-Soft No. 2 Lead White Barrel First Graders Are #1 12/Pack • Quill.com $4.76 5 $23.80
SmileMakers Jumbo Jewel Heart Necklaces 72 PCS • Quill.com $21.59 1 $21.59
SmileMakers Jumbo Jewel Rings 144 PCS • Quill.com $18.89 1 $18.89
Moon Products Caught Doing Good Pencils Dozen • Quill.com $2.69 6 $16.14
I Was Caught Doing Good Pencil, Pack of 12 • Quill.com $2.69 6 $16.14
Get Ready, Get Set - Test, 12/pkg • Quill.com $2.69 3 $8.07
Moon Products Pencils by the Dozen Do Your Best on the Test • Quill.com $2.51 3 $7.53
Musgrave Incentive Pencils Super Reader • Quill.com $2.51 2 $5.02

Materials cost

$198.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$231.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.81

Total project goal

$272.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$272.08

3 Donors

-$116.03

Donations toward project cost

-$98.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.40

Matching donations from our partners

-$156.05

Match offers toward project cost

-$132.64

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Quill and 4 other donors.

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