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Ms. Pechnik from Romeoville IL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Desks on the Move

My students need a portable way to work and answer questions when we sit in group settings and in our flexible seating environment.

  • $205 goal

This project expired on November 14, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am fortunate enough to be the teacher of an amazing group of children. Many of these children look forward to school being a place of comfort and consistency because they come from situations that may not always provide these things. School is a place for learning, as well as comfort and support.

Many of the students in my class also have a variety of needs that have led me to create a unique style classsroom.

I will be creating an environment that allows the children to learn in their own unique ways while providing structure and comfort. I will be including a "calm down" area so students may take a break when needed.

My Project

My goal is to provide my students with a flexible environment while also allowing them the opportunity to easily participate in group learning activities. These clipboards will be painted with the chalkboard paint and then the students will have a portable "desk" that will also allow for them to jot down answers and messages during group work that I can easily see. This will provide me for quick assessment of understanding during our larger group sessions. The quick assessment will allow me to flexibly change instruction as I need to to be sure my students achieve the desired learning goal.

Ms. Pechnik
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 34 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Krylon K05223000 Chalkboard Paint Special Purpose Brush, Black, Quart • Amazon Business $19.91 2 $39.82
Crayola Colored Drawing Chalk Sticks 144 Ct. • Amazon Business $17.07 2 $34.14
Trade Quest Letter Size Clipboard Low Profile Clip Hardboard (Pack of 30) • Amazon Business $29.75 1 $29.75
Crayola Chalk, White,12 Count (Case of 36) • Amazon Business $27.70 1 $27.70
Trade Quest Letter Size Clipboard Low Profile Clip Hardboard (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95

Materials cost

$141.36

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$173.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.61

Total project goal

$204.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$204.09

2 Donors

-$204.09

Donations toward project cost

-$173.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.61

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$0.00

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