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Mrs. Freeman from Salinas CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Improvements Please!

Help me give my students the classroom improvements needed to make our classroom comfortable for all.

  • $999 goal

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My Students

My amazing group of third graders are eager and asking to grow their brains. This group of students are creative and hardworking but yet they desire our classroom to have a bit more options.

Our school and district has limited access to resources for classroom improvements.

Therefore, we are in need of classroom improvements.

Most of my students come from low-income households. In addition, all are served free breakfast and lunch. Despite financial challenges, they come to school every morning ready to learn and are always giving their best.

My Project

Our classroom is in need of a few improvements to keep learning fun and coming to school a place where kids want to be and will flourish. This project is a combination of lighting improvements, flexible seating options, and items to improve our "Makers Space." Another improvement needed in our classroom is small group chart paper with easel and pens for groups to collaborate and make presentations. We are about halfway through the school year, and these improvements are greatly needed due to the types of learners I have this year in my classroom. I feel these improvements will be used daily and are much appreciated.

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 28 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids The Surf - Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Black (10-Pack) • Amazon Business $199.99 1 $199.99
ECR4Kids Surf Cushion 10 Pack - Added Seat Cushion for The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Gray • Amazon Business $139.99 1 $139.99
Post-it Super Sticky Portable Tabletop Easel Pad, 20x23 Inches, 20 Sheets/Pad, 2 Pads (563 VAD 2PK) • Amazon Business $44.95 3 $134.85
YUKIDS Fluorescent Light Covers - Calming Cloud Set of 4 - for Classroom, Office, Hospital and Home - Light Diffuser to Protect Against Blue Light and Glare, Sensory Lighting for Classroom • Amazon Business $37.99 3 $113.97
IRIS 6-Drawer Scrapbook Cart with Organizer Top, Black • Amazon Business $38.07 2 $76.14
Strictly Briks Classic Baseplates 10" x 10" Building Brick Base Plates 12 Pack 100% Compatible with All Major Brands | 12 Flat Bottom Bases Great for DIY Play Tables | Rainbow Colors • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Sharpie 22480PP Flip Chart Markers, Bullet Tip, Assorted Colors, 1 Pack • Amazon Business $5.80 5 $29.00
Esfun Set of 5 Square Pen Pencil Holder Cup for Desk Storage Desktop Organizer Container Basket for Home School Kids Office Brushes Desk Sorter Collection • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

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