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Ms. Backos from N Hollywood CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Every Child Is an Artist

My students need basic needs like sketch and construction paper to help them explore their creativity.

  • $330 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is located in an urban area. We have a variety of students at our school. Most have a language other than English spoken at home. We are also a Title 1 School. Many students get free or reduced-price lunches. However, their enthusiasm to learn is always clear. They want to learn! They ask many questions and have a great deal of energy.

My students love learning new things and sharing their ideas with their classmates.

They work together on a common goal. They love collaborating.

My Project

These basic needs are needed in our classroom. The 4 in 1 pens will be used when editing their writing during the writing process. I have them use different colors for proofreading and revising so that I can see if they really understand the difference.

We also need more art supplies to explore their artistic creativity.

Our school has become an arts, communication and technology magnet center. The sketch and construction paper will help them find the artist within them.

Finally, the clipboards will help my students during center time. It will give them something to write on and a way to keep their folder and papers together.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Trade Quest Plastic Clipboard Transparent Color Letter Size Standard Clip (Pack of 6) (Sky Blue) • Amazon Business $17.95 4 $71.80
TA60ACX - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" Case - Assorted Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.50 1 $54.50
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 2 Pads, Large White Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Super Sticking Power (559) • Amazon Business $42.98 1 $42.98
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count (1670) • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
TA4412 - White Drawing Paper - 12" x 18" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $17.99 1 $17.99
TA4409 - White Drawing Paper - 9" x 12" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
BIC 4-Color Ballpoint Pen, Medium Point (1.0mm), Assorted Inks, 3-Count • Amazon Business $3.93 1 $3.93

Materials cost

$226.14

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.69

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$280.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.45

Total project goal

$329.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$329.67

3 Donors

-$239.83

Donations toward project cost

-$203.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.97

match offer

-$89.84

Match offer toward project cost

-$76.36

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.48

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$0.00

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