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Mrs. H. from Corona NY is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Color Our World

My students need colorful materials such as carpet squares, chart paper, and colored pencils to brighten up their science room.

  • $432 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our school is located in Queens, New York. It is a multicultural neighborhood and our students are primarily English Language Learners. It is a high poverty area and some of our students have difficulty purchasing basic school supplies.

If there is one universal commonality among all children it is their natural curiosity.

My students are no different. This makes them particularly interested in science. Together we use this curiosity to make discoveries such as how does a magnet create electricity or which adaptations does a cheetah have that allow it to run so fast.

My Project

We all love the Louis Armstrong song "What A Wonderful World" which describes all the colors that make our world beautiful. The materials I am requesting will bring a little more color into our classroom. Everyone needs a place to learn that is inviting and colorful. The materials I am requesting will add color to our charts, index cards, posters and floor seating. Students will use the colorful charts to create classroom rules, identfy individual goals and write motivating messages. The index cards will help students review science vocabulary. The carpet squares will provide both colorful and flexible seating so students can learn in the hallway or out in the playground.

All this color will not only make our science room more attractive but it will also improve our mood and performance to make it our own "wonderful world".

Mrs. H.
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 450 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
NATURES BEAUTY SEATING SQUARES, 16 IN X 16 IN, SET OF 24 • School Specialty $157.47 1 $157.47
Command Poster Strips Cabinet Pack, 100/Pack • Quill.com $58.99 1 $58.99
Crayola Colored Pencils Classpack, 240/Box • Quill.com $36.99 1 $36.99
Pacon 24" x 32" 1" Ruled Colored Paper Chart Tablet, Assorted • Quill.com $16.99 2 $33.98
Astrobrights Colored Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", 65 lb./176 gsm, "Vintage" 5-Color Assortment, 250 Sheets/Pack (21003 / 22003) • Quill.com $19.99 1 $19.99
Quill Brand 4" x 6" Line Ruled Assorted Pastel Index Cards, 100/Pack (51015) • Quill.com $4.29 2 $8.58

Materials cost

$316.00

Vendor shipping charges

$15.75

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$366.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.67

Total project goal

$431.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$431.16

1 Donor

-$287.43

Donations toward project cost

-$244.32

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.11

match offer

-$143.73

Match offer toward project cost

-$122.17

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.56

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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