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Ms. Rivera from Houston TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Come Sit in the Writer's Chair!

Help me give my students 21 tempera painters sets so that they can create settings (with rich details and labels of course) and be inspired to write with more details.

  • $363 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am very fortunate this year in that I have a special group of inquisitive and tenacious learners. They are my superstars and always strive to do their best every day. They are highly competitive and enjoy novel experiences. Their love of learning is inspirational and keeps me going especially in these tough times.

I am very fortunate to share a classroom with them.

They like sharing their knowledge with their classmates as team captains and little teachers. They look forward to sharing their connections during our read alouds. Then they compare their rough drafts during writing. Lastly during science, they are my little scientists who like to ask questions, make observations and find answers. I am very blessed to be their teacher.

My Project

My future writers are just learning about how writers write. We have practiced the writing process in all of its steps but the one process they most enjoy and spend time on is the pre-writing step. This step begins with painting a picture with characters and a setting. I often tell them that the more detailed their drawing is the more they can write about. My kinder kiddos enjoy exploring and engaging with different mediums in the classroom. The use of the tempera paints will allow my students to be creative and help them produce a rich tapestry to write from.

Ms. Rivera
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TS997 Kwik Stix Tempera Painters Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 21 $251.79
PP307 Color Me Creative Supply Caddy • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.99 1 $21.99

Materials cost

$273.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$307.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.33

Total project goal

$362.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$362.22

4 Donors

-$362.22

Donations toward project cost

-$307.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.33

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$0.00

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