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Ms. Vella from Oak Park IL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Consistency Is Key

Help me give my students laminating pouches and velcro to protect everyday resources used to effectively communicate and access their education. Help me give my students storage to provide structure and consistency within the classroom setting.

  • $208 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are creative, thoughtful, and full of energy! They thrive off of consistency, repetition, and routine! They come to school each day ready go learn and grow both personally and academically. I am truly inspired by their willingness to succeed in all they do!

Each child in my classroom absolutely loves learning, although the method and environment in which they learn best vary greatly.

We incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, and alternative seating and learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met, right where they are! They are truly an incredible group, and I am so lucky and thankful to have a new group of learners that are excited and ready to learn each year!

My Project

Appropriate storage and reliable materials allow my students to access the entirety of the school environment with ease. Making sure students are able to communicate and access the same education as their peers through differentiation and with adaptations is essential. I have noticed amazing differences in my students when they have access to a consistent daily routine.

My students are noticeably more productive throughout the school day when they are given an anticipated schedule to follow, as well as reliable supplies to use.

The products that I have selected will help my students by giving them a predictable and routine environment. The storage containers will help with effective transitions throughout the classroom. The laminating pouches, velcro, and file folders will provide sturdy classroom materials that my students will use on a daily basis to effectively communicate their wants and needs.

I have seen how consistency, routine, and sturdy materials can positively affect my students work and demeanor and hope that the additional options will help us grow even more!

Ms. Vella
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 3 mil thick, 200-Pack, Clear (TP3854-200) • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Vkey 1000pcs (500 Pair Sets) 20mm Diameter Sticky Back Coins Hook & Loop Self Adhesive Dots Tapes White-Delivery by FBA • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Sterilite 16928006 Storage Crate, White, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $23.19 1 $23.19
Jekiyo Plastic Basket Tray, Office Paper Tray Organizer, 6 Packs (White, Grey) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Heavyweight Poly File Folders, 1/3 Cut, Top Tab, 24 Per Box, by Better Office Products, Letter Size, Assorted Colors-Red, Blue, Yellow Green, 24 per Box • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Elmer's CraftBond Tape Runner, Permanent, 26.25 Feet • Amazon Business $5.75 2 $11.50
Mainstays Slim Plastic Storage Trays Baskets in White- Set of 6 • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45

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