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Mrs. Owens from Bossier City LA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Escaping the Norm

My students need toolboxes and locks to complete escape room activities.

  • $496 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low-income, high poverty school district, I see that my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. In my classroom, I strive to create a positive learning environment in which they can thrive. In our class, our goal is to give our all every day.

My students are sweet, smart and hardworking.

They deserve the very best that this world has to offer. I can't wait to watch them achieve their hopes and dreams!

My Project

My students need tool boxes and locks to complete breakout activities. Breakout activities require students to work problems and complete tasks as groups. Group work is an essential part of teaching students to work together. These activities are timed, so it helps them to learn to work together without arguing, or they will not accomplish their task. Breakout activities are fun for the students as well as the teacher. My students learn best when they are having fun, and these boxes will help us learn and have fun. We have done similar activities, and these materials will help us build on the collection we have already started. These activities also require black lights and invisible ink pens. The ink pens will be used to write clues for the students that they are only able to see with the black light. All of these materials will help my STEM centered science classroom be the best that it can be!

Mrs. Owens
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
OrgPro 12" Tool Box. Lockable, Portable Plastic Toolbox Multiple Compartments with Handle for Basic Hand Tools- Free combination lock included! • Amazon Business $11.49 6 $68.94
TSA Approved Luggage Travel Lock 2 Pack, Set-Your-Own Combination Lock for School Gym Locker,Luggage Suitcase Baggage Locks,Filing Cabinets,Toolbox,Case • Amazon Business $9.95 6 $59.70
Master Lock Padlock, Set Your Own Speed Dial Combination Lock, 2-1/8 in. Wide, Assorted Colors, 1500iD • Amazon Business $7.65 6 $45.90
LE Ultra Violet LED Flashlight/Blacklight, UV LED Flashlight, 9 LED 395nm, Pet Urine & Stain Detector, 3 AAA Batteries Included, Find Stains on Clothes, Carpet or Rugs • Amazon Business $7.59 6 $45.54
Wordlock LL-206-RD TSA Approved Combination Luggage Lock – 4 Dial, Red • Amazon Business $7.53 6 $45.18
Master Lock Padlock, Standard Dial Combination Lock, 1-7/8 in. Wide, Assorted Colors, 1505D • Amazon Business $5.01 6 $30.06
ORIA Combination Lock, 4 Digit Combination Padlock, 10000 Combinations for Home, Gate, Case, Toolbox, Gym, Sports, School and Employee Locker, Outdoor, Fence, Hasp and Storage (Black, Pack of 2) • Amazon Business $8.80 3 $26.40
Invisible disappearing ink pen marker secret spy message writer with uv light fun activity for kids party favors ideas gifts and stock stuffers, (12 Pack) By SyPen • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Quality Park 9 x 12 Clasp Envelopes with Deeply Gummed Flaps, Great for Filing, Storing or Mailing Documents, 28 lb Brown Kraft, 100 per Box (37890) • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
SourceOne Mini Padlocks Luggage Locks, Pack of 10 • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$354.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$31.05

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$421.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.34

Total project goal

$495.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$495.60

6 Donors

-$242.13

Donations toward project cost

-$212.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.25

match offer

-$245.15

Match offer toward project cost

-$208.38

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.77

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.32

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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