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Mrs. Pickering from Buffalo NY is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfort, Reading & Munchies!

Help me give my students a comfortable and exciting environment to learn in. They will enjoy welcoming spaces, build relationships through games, and munch on some snacks!

  • $526 goal

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My Students

My students are absolutely amazing. They come from a large, first-ring suburban school district. They thrive on the stability that school brings. Each student has an Individualized Education Plan and benefits from goal-oriented instruction and hands-on learning. Many of my students are enrolled in self-contained classes for all content areas and receive Resource Room or Study Skills support as well.

They are a diverse group of students who enjoy learning by doing.

They often work harder or longer to achieve the same results as their peers. They work diligently on their lessons, make progress towards goals, and crave new materials to use throughout the curriculum, especially in the areas of reading, language arts, and writing.

My Project

My students are working hard to develop an appreciation of reading, especially independently. They often struggle with text and are reading several grade levels below their currently assigned grades. They are working hard to close their skill gaps and improve their understanding. We have established an area for independent reading and work. We need to add more to it!

Trust and comfort go a long way!

These materials will support students by offering a comfortable space- providing an incentive to read and develop their reading skills. The games will help us focus on expressing ourselves and establishing a trusting environment, while having a bit of fun! Snacks are student requested incentives, redeemed in our classroom's store, and the flashlights are another tool to help make reading exciting!

Mrs. Pickering
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Joe Bean Bag, 98-Inch, Sapphire • Amazon Business $39.99 2 $79.98
XBoard Magnetic Whiteboard 48 x 36 Dry Erase Board Set- Single-Sided White Board 4 x 3 with 3 Dry Erase Markers & 4 Push Pin Magnets • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Kids Against Maturity: Card Game for Kids and Humanity, Super Fun Hilarious for Family Party Game Night • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Goosebumps Classic (Series 1) - 10 Books Set Collection R.L. Stine • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Not Parent Approved: A Card Game for Kids, Families and Mischief Makers • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
EverBrite 16-pack Mini LED Flashlight Set - Assorted 4 Colors, 48 AAA Batteries Included, for Hurricane Supplies Party Favors, Kids Gift, Camping, Hiking etc • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Clif Kid ZBAR - Organic Granola Bars - Chocolate Brownie - (1.27 Ounce Energy Bars, Kids Snacks, 18 Count) • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
Clif Kid ZBAR - Organic Granola Bars - Chocolate Chip - (1.27 Ounce Energy Bars, Lunch Box Snacks, 18 Count) • Amazon Business $9.00 2 $18.00
Frito-Lay Party Mix, (40 Count) Variety Pack • Amazon Business $14.13 1 $14.13
The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Airheads Candy Bars, Variety Halloween Bulk Box, Chewy Full Size Fruit Taffy, Back to School for Kids, Non Melting, Party 90 Count (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
240Count Bulk SOUR PATCH KIDS Sweet & Sour Candy, Individually Wrapped Pack • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97
Jolly Rancher Pieces Assorted 5lb • Amazon Business $10.48 1 $10.48
Fiskars 94337097J Left-handed Pointed-tip Kids Scissors, 5 Inch, Color Received May Vary • Amazon Business $5.09 2 $10.18
Fiskars 194300-1034 Pointed-tip Kids Scissors, 5 Inch, 3 Pack, Warm • Amazon Business $4.88 2 $9.76
Pepperidge Farm, Goldfish, Crackers, Classic Mix, 29 oz, Variety Pack, Box, Snack Packs, Pack Of 30 • Amazon Business $8.18 1 $8.18
Trash • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Ghost Boys • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Tangerine • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Flying Lessons & Other Stories • Amazon Business $6.74 1 $6.74
Nabisco Cookies Sweet Treats Variety Pack Cookies - with Oreo, Chips Ahoy, & Golden Oreo - 30 Snack Pack • Amazon Business $6.32 1 $6.32

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