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Mrs. Martinez from Aurora CO is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creative Learning Goes Far!

Help me give my students some supplies to help with final projects and organization in the classroom!

  • $298 goal

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My Students

When thinking about my students, my heart truly is full. I work at a school that has a very diverse population of students with about twenty percent of them being refugees. A majority of my students are English Language Learners and all of our students are on the free lunch program. Our school is our students' and families' safe place. This is my third year teaching and every single day, I wonder how I got so lucky to be able to work with these students and be surrounded by these families day in and day out.

There are many words that I could choose to describe my students, but out of all of them, the word that represents them best is resilient.

No matter what my students are going through in their lives, some of those things being quite unimaginable, they work through them while somehow continuing to work hard in the classroom.

I am proud to be a teacher, but most of all, I am proud to be their teacher.

My Project

All of the items that I've selected for my student will help to create a learning environment that children will love to learn in. I plan on using the pens and markers to help make writing final drafts more exciting and personalized.

I hope to be able to create an exciting classroom where students can use supplies to individualize & create freely.

I think that a classroom where the culture is fun-loving & creative ensures a love for learning. I plan to use the supplies that I've requested to not only put this into place, but also to keep an organized, warm, and inviting classroom.

After 3 years of teaching Kindergarten, and after deciding that I'll be doing so again next year, I know that all of these materials will be much appreciated by the littler learners in my classroom.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Paper Mate Flair Felt Pens, Medium Point, Assorted Ink, 24/Pack (1978998) • Staples Advantage $38.15 1 $38.15
Paper Mate Flair Felt Pens, Medium Point, Black Ink, 12/Pack (8430152) • Staples Advantage $18.89 2 $37.78
Staples Laser/Inkjet Address Labels, 1" x 2 5/8", White, 30 Labels/Sheet, 100 Sheets/Box (18057/SIWO100) • Staples Advantage $29.99 1 $29.99
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Cosmic Color, Limited Edition, 24 Count (2033573) • Staples Advantage $21.89 1 $21.89
Staples Colored Top-Tab File Folders, 3 Tab, 9 Color Assortment, Letter Size, 100/Pack • Staples Advantage $20.89 1 $20.89
Dixon Ticonderoga Striped Woodcase Pencils, #2 Soft, Assorted Colors, 10/Pack • Staples Advantage $4.99 4 $19.96
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 4" x 4", Marrakesh Collection, Lined, 6 Pads (675-6SSAN) • Staples Advantage $15.69 1 $15.69
Elmer's School Glue, 4 Oz. (E304) • Staples Advantage $1.19 10 $11.90
Paper Mate Pink Pearl Erasers, Pink, 24/Box (70520) • Staples Advantage $10.39 1 $10.39

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