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Mrs. Peterson from Dodge Center MN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Basics

Help me give my students colored paper, magnets, laminating, and sticky labels to create posters and teaching materials.

  • $162 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a range of different backgrounds and have a variety of different experiences with school and learning. We have many migrant students who come to our school for a couple months at the beginning of the year, as well as a couple weeks at the end of the year, depending on the harvest season that year. They often enjoy coming to school to be around students from different cultures and living environments.

Students at my school come from three small farming communities, but we make up one of the largest school districts in the state when looking at the land area.

They often are on the school bus for up to an hour one way but still come with positive attitudes. Our poverty rate is at an all-time high. These amazing kids deserve so much more than they have.

My Project

With the recent status of our schools, the budget and funding is uncertain. Every year, I like to make colorful posters, student materials, and instructions. The students love a bright classroom and colored materials. However, without the funding, I will not be able to purchase the basics, such as paper, magnets, and laminating.

Your donation will not only supply some of these basic items, but make materials more colorful and fun.

In addition, all of these items can still be used with the kids if we continue distance learning next fall. Thank you for your generous donations!

Mrs. Peterson
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
105-Piece Flexible Magnetic Squares for Light Everyday Use; Strong Adhesive - Just Peel & Stick • Amazon Business $6.99 5 $34.95
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 200-Pack, 8.9 x 11.4 inches, Letter Size Sheets, Clear, 3-Mil (TP3854-200) • Amazon Business $25.69 1 $25.69
Astrobrights 20274 Color Paper -"Cool" Assortment, 24lb, 8 1/2 x 11, 5 Colors, 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $17.68 1 $17.68
Neenah Paper Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb/89 gsm,"Warm" 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (20272) • Amazon Business $15.13 1 $15.13
Full Sheet Address Shipping Labels - 8-1/2" x 11" - 100 Labels • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99

Materials cost

$105.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$137.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.18

Total project goal

$161.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$161.20

3 Donors

-$90.90

Donations toward project cost

-$81.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.89

Matching donations from our partners

-$65.89

Match offers toward project cost

-$56.01

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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