You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mrs. Bauer from Menomonie WI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Economy Resources

Help me give my students paper money, a supplies organizer, 6 jars and stickers to run a classroom economy!

  • $160 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are always buzzing with energy. They love to move, chat, participate in hands-on projects, and grow their brains. When they walk into the room, it immediately comes alive with their fun personalities. You would never guess the number of challenges many of them face each day.

As a teacher at a school which services many low to moderate socioeconomic families, it is common for students to come hungry, tired, worried, and without all the supplies they need.

Nonetheless, this never seems to affect their desire to learn and their excitement for school.

I strive to give my students an environment which they are free to explore their wonders, show their creativity, and above all, feel safe. I hope they see school as a place where they can challenge themselves, discover their passion, and feel loved.

My Project

After teaching in the classroom for 5 years now, I am starting to realize just how motivated students are for prizes! This year I am going to implement a classroom economy for the first time.

I have already researched various effective methods and after seeing my classlist for the upcoming school year I am confident that one fits their personalities and learning styles the best.

Each day students will start at "Meeting Expectations Level--$10" on a clip classroom chart. Based on their behavior they can move up or down throughout the day. At the end of the day wherever they land they receive that amount of money. After collecting for 2 weeks they will be able to cash in their money for prizes using their math skills as well.

I will use the supplies organizational chart to have students keep their money in, the stickers as incentives and the jars as a way to organize all of the incentives after they are purchased.

Mrs. Bauer
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Bauer is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RA521 - Paper Money • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP368 - Classroom Supplies Organization Chart • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC510X - Large Unbreakable Craft Jars - Set of 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
STE83921 - Kid Zone Scented Stickers - Variety Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $13.99 1 $13.99

Materials cost

$103.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$135.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.91

Total project goal

$159.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$159.42

1 Donor

-$70.58

Donations toward project cost

-$70.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$76.38

Match offer toward project cost

-$64.92

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.46

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.46

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Menomonie","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4549843],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"WI","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4208669,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":2,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/classroom-economy-resources/4208669/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":60,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Bauer","authorIds":{"4549843":{"owner":"Mrs. Bauer","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4208669],"proposalHash":"1369689549","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp4549843_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1500816106096","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20958997,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":159,"proposalURL":"project/graphic-novel-galore/5909609/","proposalTitle":"Graphic Novel Galore","proposalId":5909609},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NDU0OTg0Mw==","NjQwNDA1Mw=="],"teacherId":4549843,"schoolCounty":"Dunn","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"WI","name":"Wisconsin"}}