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Ms. Edwards from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cha-Ching! It's Cash In Day! (Part 2)

Help me give my students inventory to stock our classroom store with some of their favorite items; journals, slime, scented markers, squishy toys, Osmo games, paint, and coloring books!

  • $904 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are caring, kind, and nurturing to one another. I teach in a high poverty school in Chicago. My students love exploring the world around them! They are builders, creators, scientists, inventors, and entrepreneurs!

My students learn best when they feel like they can be a part of something much bigger than themselves!

They feel good when they can connect what we are learning to real-life by having the opportunity to explore situations that they will encounter throughout their daily lives. Building classroom relationships and teamwork enriches our classroom learning environment. I feel it is important to build a strong and collaborative community of learners so that my students can be successful in all that they do. It is important for my students to take ownership in their learning which I believe will have the most impact on their education.

My Project

My students are eager to help out in the classroom and take their classroom jobs very seriously. They are always asking for ways to pitch in and go the extra mile to make our classroom the best it can be.

My students love earning classroom rewards and feeling good about themselves after they have accomplished a goal.

Help me give my students journals, scented markers, coloring books, squishy toys, Osmo Hot Wheels and Pizza Co. games, paint, slime, game buzzers, and books so they can manage our classroom store by adding these items to our inventory. Students cash in their rewards points bi-weekly and need a variety of options to capture their interest as well as keep our classroom store fully stocked throughout the year.

One of our classroom jobs is our classroom store manager and their job is to track inventory as well as chart the products that are in high demand. Students will learn how to manage their reward points and this will help them to apply their knowledge to real-life financial situations and also teach them the value of saving and earning money to get the items or rewards that matter most to them and will push them to work hard for something that they desire.

My students love hearing the words "Cha-Ching! It's Cash In Day!"

Ms. Edwards
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP899 - STEM Journal - Gr. 4-5 - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 3 $89.97
Mr. Sketch 1951337 Scented Twistable Colored Pencils, Assorted Colors, Pack of 18 • Amazon Business $10.23 7 $71.61
Soft Egg Slime Clear Colorful Crystal Fluffy Slime Scented Stress Relief Slime with Fruit Slices Toy(6 Pack) • Amazon Business $10.99 6 $65.94
Osmo Hot Wheels MindRacers Game (iPad base required) • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
TS762 - Global Challenges Book Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $53.50 1 $53.50
Sargent Art 22-2399 8-Ounce Acrylic Paint, 12 Piece Set • Amazon Business $41.60 1 $41.60
Osmo Pizza Co. Game (Base required) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Mr. Sketch 1951200 Scented Twistable Crayons, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $4.97 7 $34.79
Mr. Sketch 1938416 Scented Markers, Chisel Tip, Intergalactic Neon, 6-Count • Amazon Business $4.85 7 $33.95
Learning Resources Lights and Sounds Buzzers, Set of 4 • Amazon Business $16.69 2 $33.38
Mr. Sketch 2003992 Scented Washable Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 36 Count • Amazon Business $32.04 1 $32.04
Mr. Sketch Scented Markers, Chisel Tip, Holiday Colors , 6-Count • Amazon Business $9.11 3 $27.33
Trasfit 12 Pieces Random Squishy Charms Kawaii Soft Foods Squishies Cake/Panda/Bread/Buns Phone Charm Key Chain Strap • Amazon Business $8.99 3 $26.97
Mr.Sketch Scented Washable Marker Set 6/Pkg-Chisel Ice Cream • Amazon Business $8.99 3 $26.97
Midnight Glo UV Paint Acrylic Black Light Reactive Bright Neon Colors Set of 8 Bottles Great for Crafts, Art & DIY Projects, Blacklight Party(0.75 oz) • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Lego Marvel & DC Super Heroes: Coloring Book For Kids • Amazon Business $5.99 3 $17.97
Mr. Sketch Scented Stix Markers, Fine Tip, Assorted Colors, 10-Count • Amazon Business $5.47 3 $16.41
I Am Confident, Brave & Beautiful: A Coloring Book for Girls • Amazon Business $8.20 2 $16.40
Marbled Slime- Cups - Galaxy Slime - 6 Pack Colorful Sludge Great Toy For Any Child Favor, Gift, Birthday – By Kidsco • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
ESSENSON Fluffy Slime - Jumbo Floam Cloud Colorful Rainbow Slime Stress Relief Toy for Kids and Adults Soft Stretchy and Non-sticky 7 OZ • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

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