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Mrs. Laster from Milwaukee WI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Celebrating Student Success

Help me give my students exciting rewards to celebrate their growth and achievements!

  • $156 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Everyday my scholars come to school ready to learn and grow as part of our fourth grade family! Once a week, we join the rest of lower academy in the gym for morning assembly. As assembly ends, you will hear "Where are you headed? College! Will you succeed? Yes! When you succeed, what will you do? Change history and give back to my community!" This is the chant that our fabulous scholars recite as they exit dismissal and head eagerly back to class to learn! They say it with conviction and I believe them one hundred percent.

My scholars face unimaginable challenges but are working hard daily to change their own story as well as the history of their community!

I teach in a high needs, public school in Milwaukee where a very small percentage of our scholars are on grade level in reading or math. One hundred percent of our scholars receive free breakfast and lunch daily. In my classroom, I get the privilege of teaching sixty-five scholars math everyday. These scholars often struggle with basic math concepts and it is up to me to provide them with instruction of grade level content and build their confidence.

My Project

"Learners today, leaders tomorrow. Through academic development and strength in character." My scholars recite these words everyday and we work hard to not just say them, but to truly live out these words by striving to grow and succeed each and every day. Not only do my scholars face personal struggles daily but this year, have had to overcome several classroom changes and struggles as well. However, they continue to be resilient and amaze me everyday with their perseverance and growth.

The materials in this project will help me to show my scholars how proud I am of their character and academic growth this year!

I tell them daily these small trinkets will serve as additional reminders and incentives of how proud I am of the way they show up daily, face their challenges head on and continue to succeed everyday!

Mrs. Laster
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Invisible Disappearing Ink Pen Marker Secret spy Message Writer with uv Light Fun Activity for Kids Party Favors Ideas Gifts and Stock Stuffers, (12 Pack) by SyPen • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Brach's Kiddie Mix Variety Pack Individually Wrapped Candies, 3 Pound Bulk Candy Bag Individually Wrapped, Great for Parties • Amazon Business $9.49 2 $18.98
Sunshane 24 Pack 24 Blocks Magic Snake Cube, Mini Snake Speed Cubes, Twist Puzzle Toys for Kids Party Bag Fillers, Party Favours, Random Color • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
AMGLOBAL 100 Pieces Assorted Stretchy Sticky Toy, Includes 20 Sticky Hands, 20 Sticky Snakes, 20 Sticky Hammers, 20 Sticky Frogs and 20 Wall Climb Men for Kids for Fun • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Kidsco Mini Putty with Glitter - 48 Pack Assorted Colors - Container 1 1/4" Inch - for Kids Boys and Girls, Party Favor, Fun, Toy, Novelty, Gift, Prize. • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Pull Back Vehicles,30 Pack Friction Powered Pull Back Car Toys, Vehicles and Racing cars Mini Car Toy For Kids Toddlers Boys,Pull Back and Go Car Toy.. • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79

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