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Mrs. Bush from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating BRIGHT Scholars, One Skill At a Time

Help me give my students a classroom that will create confidence in education.

  • $517 goal

This project expired on November 22, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Going through a system that sometimes seems to fail you is discouraging. I've watched my students struggle with answering questions out of the fear of being humiliated, act out from not understanding, and crumble from confusion. I want to make my students feel heard, seen, and understood. The glow on their face when the lightbulb goes off is what I live for. When that connection is made they would always ask, "Mrs. Bush, can we do a classroom 'clap clap woop woop'," and we would celebrate those accomplishments together! My students know my passion for community, and knowing they have support from peers and their teacher inspires them all to aim for academic achievement that they never thought was possible! Hearing things like, "Mrs. Bush I'm going to remember you forever", makes me realize that I have impacted them just as much as they have impacted my life. Isn't that what it's all about?

My Project

Math and Literacy are the most important areas for building an educational foundation. These supplies will allow students to create their own stories, understand math and literacy more efficiently, and seem themselves as the future leaders I know they are!

In order to achieve this, I need to create a space that sparks imagination, inspires creativity, builds a collective community, and motivates mastery of skills!

Math and literacy are possibly the most important elements to a strong educational foundation. Students will use manipulatives during our math sessions to grasp the concept of numbers and grouping them. On this list are word charts and phonics games. These items allow students to find fun in words, understand how they are created with the breakdown of its parts, and enhance their vocabulary. Other supplies like pencils, markers, folders, pencil sharpeners, paper, etc., are needed to provide all of my students with an equal opportunity for success.

Students who are engaged and encouraged in the classroom are guaranteed to shoot for the stars in their educational journey. As a first year teacher, I am determined to give my students an academic experience they will never forget!

Mrs. Bush
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hygloss Products HYG77705BN Mighty Brights Books 32 PG 5 1/2X8 1/2 10 Bk, Grade 4:" Height, 5" Wide, 8.5" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 20) • Amazon Business $29.98 1 $29.98
16 Motivational Classroom Wall Posters - Inspirational Quotes for Students - Teacher Classroom Decorations 13 x 19 (Paper) 001 • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
WiBiz - 30 Pockets Hanging Storage Chart | File Cascading Organizer | Perfect for School, Classroom, Home & Office | Ideally Used to Organize Assignments, Files & Papers | Available in Black Color • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Educational Insights Phonics Dominoes - Blends & Digraphs • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Teacher Created Resources TCR5615 Chalkboard Brights Calendar Bulletin Board Set, Paper, Multi • Amazon Business $10.39 2 $20.78
Storex Classroom Caddy, 9.25 x 9.25 x 5.25 Inches, Assorted Colors, Case of 6 (00940U06C) • Amazon Business $20.38 1 $20.38
Dry Erase Pockets 20 Set Dry Erase Sleeves Oversized 10 x 14 Inches Teacher-Supplies- for-Classroom-Reusable-Dry-Erase-Pockets-Sleeves Assorted Colors WOT I • Amazon Business $20.00 1 $20.00
JARLINK Electric Pencil Sharpener, Heavy-duty Helical Blade to Fast Sharpen, Auto Stop for No.2/Colored Pencils(6-8mm), USB/Battery Operated in School Classroom/Office/Home (Black) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Childcraft Linking Cube Set, 3/4 Inches, Assorted Colors, Set of 100 - 264681 • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Teacher Created Resources TCR20752 Chalkboard Brights 14 Pocket Daily Schedule, Nylon/Vinyl, Black • Amazon Business $17.59 1 $17.59
Teacher Created Resources What is Your Mindset? Bulletin Board (TCR8882) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Teacher Created Resources Chalkboard Brights Sticky Notes (5833) • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
Classroom Decorations Welcome Banner, Welcome Bulletin Board Banner Welcome Chalkboard Brights Pennants with 50 Dry Eraser Multi-Purpose Cards and 80 Glue Point Dot (Welcome to Our Class) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
BVLe Large Chalkboard Decal Wall Sticker | For Home, Office, Classroom, Store, Business | Size 18"(W) x 6'5(L) • Amazon Business $9.75 1 $9.75
Teacher Created Resources Chalkboard Brights Classroom Jobs Mini Bulletin Board • Amazon Business $9.47 1 $9.47
Teacher Created Resources Chalkboard Brights Our Class Birthdays Mini Bulletin Board (5506) • Amazon Business $9.47 1 $9.47
Shengtang Extra Large Removable Chalkboard Paper Roll with 5 Color Chalks, Self-Adhesive Blackboard Sticker for Home School Office Wall Decals Paper Sticker (78.7" x 17.7", Black) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Liquid Chalk Board Window Markers - 8 Pack Erasable Pens Great for Chalkboards - Non Toxic Safe & Easy to Use Neon Bright & Vibrant Colors for All Ages Funatix • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45
Bulletin Board Borders Confetti-Themed Border for Classroom Decoration 36ft • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Teacher Created Resources Chalkboard Brights Name Plates (5624) • Amazon Business $7.80 1 $7.80
Teacher Created Resources Chalkboard Brights Labels (TCR20871) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
AmazonBasics Low-Odor Dry Erase White Board Markers - Chisel Tip - 12 Pack, Black • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Teacher Created Resources Chalkboard Bright's Anything is Possible Banner (5840) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Colorful Chalkboard EZ Letters • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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