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Ms. Ramos from New York NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Chicka-Chicka Boom Boom, We Need Supplies for Our Classroom!

My students need classroom supplies, markers, a laminating machine and laminating pouches, beanbags, and an easy way to store their learning materials.

  • $463 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a diverse low-income, high-poverty school district, my students face daily struggles and challenges every day both in and out of the classroom. Despite the challenges they face, my classroom is created as a safe haven for my students to feel loved, included, and safe by me and their peers. I try to provide my students with creative, meaningful, and hands-on social and academic experiences that I know they would not get to experience at home.

Many of my students come from impoverishment, single-family homes.

Most of my students receive free breakfast and lunch based on their socioeconomic status. I also have many students that are new to the country that are English Language learners. Each day, I work to ensure that despite their hardships at home; my students are able to work to their fullest potential and that they are receiving the best educational experiences with me so they can grow, thrive, achieve, and be the best little people they can be.

My Project

My students learn best on hand on learning.These materials would allow them to use their hands and build their phonics, math, and reading skills. My students love center time. It's one of their favorite activities to do during the day. During center time, my students have the opportunity to work in small group on a variety of learning activities. Some of their favorites include writing words, sentences, read, write sight word center, and math center.

The materials and supplies that I am requesting for my students already have a "home." In others words, I know exactly where everything will go.

We just need your help in getting everything through our door! The organizational large baskets will be place on the shelves and will be used to organize their books and learning center. The markers will be used during learning center times to create words and sentences. The beanbags and the scoop rocker chairs will be offered to students, so they may work where they are comfortable. The laminator machine and laminating pouches will be used to laminate their literacy and math center. Your generous donation to this project will help to improve my students's literacy skills by building stronger readers and writers. We will use this materials to aide us in the process of becoming life-long-learners. I truly need your support to make this a reality. Thanks.

Ms. Ramos
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CK20BU - Little Beanbag Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
CK20RD - Little Beanbag Seat - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Crystal Clear 200-Pieces Universal Thermal Laminating Pouches • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98
Scotch PRO Thermal Laminator, Never Jam Technology Automatically Prevents Misfed Items , 2 Roller System (TL906) • Amazon Business $33.04 1 $33.04
Scotch Heavy Duty Shipping Packaging Tape, 1.88 Inches x 800 Inches, 6 Rolls with Dispenser (142-6) • Amazon Business $12.48 2 $24.96
EXPO 86603 Low Odor Dry Erase Marker, Fine Point, Assorted, Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
BX708RD - Heavy-Duty Classroom Bin - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 2 $17.98
BX708YE - Heavy-Duty Classroom Bin - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 2 $17.98
BX708BU - Heavy-Duty Classroom Bin - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 2 $17.98
Así me siento yo (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $13.67 1 $13.67
Cómo hacer un tornado en una botella/How to Build a Tornado in a Bottle (A divertirse con la ciencia/Hands-On Science Fun) (Multilingual Edition) • Amazon Business $13.38 1 $13.38
National Geographic Readers: Los Tiburones (Sharks) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $4.99 2 $9.98
National Geographic Readers: Los Pingüinos (Penguins) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $4.99 2 $9.98
National Geographic Readers: Los Pandas (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $4.99 2 $9.98
BX708RD - Heavy-Duty Classroom Bin - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 1 $8.99
BX708BU - Heavy-Duty Classroom Bin - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 1 $8.99
BX708YE - Heavy-Duty Classroom Bin - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$357.83

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$393.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.39

Total project goal

$462.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$462.59

1 Donor

-$462.59

Donations toward project cost

-$393.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$69.39

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$0.00

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