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Ms. Lui from New York NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Distance Learning For 2nd Grader Part 7

Help me give my students books to read and school supplies such as notebooks, markers, scissors, paper, stickers, and colored pencils to use at home for distance learning.

  • $156 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My second graders are voracious readers! They love to read both fiction and nonfiction books. Their favorite characters include Pete the Cat, Fly Guy, Piggie and Elephant, and Mercy Watson. They also love to read about insects, space, and plants. They are eager to learn and read about the world around them. My class is made up of general education students, children with special needs, and English as a new language students. My students love to be at school and are like little sponges, absorbing everything around them.

Unfortunately, these opportunities in the classroom have all but disappeared during remote instruction.

Families are struggling to provide access to online materials while balancing their own work and mental health. The effort and love being put forth by the children and families are heartwarming. We all miss each other and miss going to our school. My second graders are working hard alongside their families and teachers as we try to navigate this unknown world of distance learning.

My Project

Distance learning has been challenging for both parents and students. It becomes even more difficult when students do not have the basic supplies at home.

My students need school supplies and educational materials at home to continue their ability to learn while not in the school building.

My second graders are some of the hardest workers. Before we left school many of them were making tremendous progress in reading, writing, and math. I don't want them to lose these skills in their time away from school. My students live in very poor neighborhoods and many do not have the basic school supplies like notebooks, a ruler, and scissors at home. They also need markers, paper, colored pencils, and stickers to continue to be creative and complete art projects at home. In addition, my students need books to read for our next reading unit on character study and read aloud. My second graders want to do reading, writing and math every day with me in Google Classroom but the lack of school supplies and books at home make it impossible for them to succeed with distance learning.

Your donations to this project will ensure my students will have the basic supplies they need to be successful with distance learning. This pandemic is hard on everybody, but students in low income homes truly do not have the resources to keep up. Both students and parents will be so appreciative and surprised to get these materials. Please join me in putting a smile on their eager faces!

Ms. Lui
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Colored Pencils Adult Coloring Set, Gift, 100 Count • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Pacon 9"x12" Rainbow Super Value Construction Paper Ream, Assorted • Amazon Business $12.48 1 $12.48
Crayola Pip-Squeaks Skinnies Washable Markers, 64 count, Great for Home or School, Perfect Art Tools • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Pinky and Rex Love to Read!: Pinky and Rex; Pinky and Rex and the Mean Old Witch; Pinky and Rex and the Bully; Pinky and Rex and the New Neighbors; ... and Rex and the Spelling Bee (Pinky & Rex) • Amazon Business $10.48 1 $10.48
AmazonBasics Wide Ruled Composition Notebook, 100 Sheet, Marble Black, 4-Pack • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
UCEC 6 Colorful Decorative Paper Edge Scissor Set, Great for Teachers, Crafts, Scrapbooking, Kids Design • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Purple Ladybug Teacher Stickers for Kids Mega Value Pack! 4960 Reward Stickers for Teachers & Incentive Stickers Sheets in Bulk for Classroom & School Use - with Star Stickers & Smiley Face Stickers! • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Hammermill 20lb Copy Paper, 8.5 x 11, 1 Ream, 500 Total Sheets, Made in USA, Sustainably Sourced From American Family Tree Farms, 92 Bright, Acid Free, Economical Multipurpose Printer Paper, 150010R • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Blank Comic Book: Draw Your Own Comics - 150 Pages of Fun and Unique Templates - A Large 8.5" x 11" Notebook and Sketchbook for Kids and Adults to Unleash Creativity • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Julian, Secret Agent (Julian's World) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Sharpie Permanent Markers, One, (30035) • Amazon Business $1.50 1 $1.50
Westcott Non-Shatter Ruler, Clear, 12 Inches,(13862) • Amazon Business $1.17 1 $1.17

Materials cost

$100.55

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$132.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.30

Total project goal

$155.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$155.36

1 Donor

-$66.03

Donations toward project cost

-$66.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$77.68

Match offer toward project cost

-$66.03

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.65

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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