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

Developing Author Illustrators!

My students need card stock, paper, binding materials and a binding machine to make our own books.

  • $304 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The children I work with are very active and are constantly investigating the world around them. Finding ways for them to learn through exploration and art is my main goal this school year. My school is located within the largest district in Oklahoma City. I work with an amazing group of teachers who have a passion for helping this community through the arts.

I want my First grade students to come home from school every day, proud of what they have learned and eager to share with their families.

I am excited to start teaching my students through Arts Integration.

My Project

My students love to make classroom books! We make them to learn about each other, as an extension of a book we’ve read, or as a way to remember a fun thing we’ve done! We also make books to develop our writing skills during writers workshop. Students will be able to take home their work or add it to our classroom library to be read over and over again.

Art, whatever form it takes, requires hard work, craftsmanship and creativity.

With a book binding machine, cardstock, paper and spines, I will be able to give our books more durability so that they may appreciate their work throughout their education.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fellowes Binding Machine Star+ Comb Binding (5006501) • Amazon Business $72.61 1 $72.61
Springhill, Digital Card White, 110lb, Letter, 8.5 x 11, 92 Bright, 2,000 Sheets / 8 Ream Case,(015300C) Made In The USA • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Fellowes Binding Presentation Covers, Letter, 100 Pack, Clear (52089) • Amazon Business $18.98 2 $37.96
GBC(R) CombBind 19-Ring Plastic Binding Combs, 3/8in., 55-Sheet Capacity, Black, Box Of 100 • Amazon Business $13.06 2 $26.12
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb/89 gsm, "Brights" 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (99608) • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39

Materials cost

$208.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.96

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$258.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.56

Total project goal

$303.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$303.71

2 Donors

-$148.39

Donations toward project cost

-$129.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.31

match offer

-$151.85

Match offer toward project cost

-$129.07

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.78

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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