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Mrs. Carter from Ryan OK is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Cowboy Creativity!

Help me give my students basic supplies for daily use in the classroom.

  • $332 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a wonderful bunch of small-town kids who come to class eager to learn! They come from varying backgrounds, but most have lived in our community for their entire life, having the same classmates since kindergarten. More than 75% are from low-income families and receive free or reduced-price lunches.

My students enter the classroom each morning with a hug or a high-five and a smile.

We have a lot of work to do in 6th grade but we make things as fun as possible.

My Project

Writing lessons, correcting mistakes, completing lapbooks, being creative!! All of these things require basic school supplies. Pencils, glue, scissors, paper, paint, erasers...these things are missing from our classroom.

In our classroom it is our goal to be creative while learning; therefore, we need the supplies necessary to achieve our goals.

Lapbooks are a fun way to remember science and social studies facts. We do not have scissors and glue to put them together. Our pencils and erasers are broken or missing. We would love to have quality paper to use as well.

Having access to quality school supplies will help my sixth grade class achieve its goals while having fun!

Mrs. Carter
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Charles Leonard Ball Bearing Compass With Golf Pencil, 12/Pack • Staples Advantage $19.89 2 $39.78
Crayola Colored Pencils Classpack, 240/Box • Staples Advantage $37.86 1 $37.86
Staples Cardstock Paper, 110 lbs, 8.5" x 11", White, 250/Pack (49701) • Staples Advantage $8.03 3 $24.09
Elmer's All Purpose School Permanent Glue Sticks, 0.24 Oz., 60/Pack (E501) • Staples Advantage $22.02 1 $22.02
BIC Mechanical Pencils with Assorted Barrels, 0.9mm, 24/Pack (MPLWP241-BLK) • Staples Advantage $6.14 3 $18.42
Westcott All Purpose Value 8" Stainless Steel Standard Scissors, Pointed Tip, Red (40618) • Staples Advantage $2.39 6 $14.34
Sargent Art Art-Time Gallon Liquid Tempera Paints, Orange • Staples Advantage $14.19 1 $14.19
Astrobrights Vintage Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Assorted Colors, 250/Pack (21003/22003) • Staples Advantage $13.77 1 $13.77
Prang (Dixon Ticonderoga) Washable Ready-to-Use Paint, Black, 128 oz. • Staples Advantage $12.59 1 $12.59
ITA Pencil Cap Eraser for Standard Pencils , Pink , 144/Bx • Staples Advantage $11.67 1 $11.67
BIC Round Stic Xtra Life Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point (1.0mm), Red, Dozen (GSM11RD) • Staples Advantage $2.49 4 $9.96
Staples Topwinder Correction Tape, 10/Pack (51666) • Staples Advantage $8.29 1 $8.29
Pentel Super Hi-Polymer HB Lead Refills, 0.9mm, 15/PK (50-9HB) • Staples Advantage $0.48 5 $2.40

Materials cost

$229.38

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$18.69

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.44

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$281.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.68

Total project goal

$331.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$331.19

3 Donors

-$281.19

Donations toward project cost

-$239.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.18

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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