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Mrs. Olthouse from Garland TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Exciting Writing Supplies

Help me give my students colored pencils, gel pens, markers, staplers and writing utensil organization containers.

  • $320 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a high poverty school where 100% of our students receive free breakfast and lunch! I have high expectations that they will grow and learn beyond what is expected. We are learning skills such as robotics, coding, and typing along with our curriculum.

School is a safe and happy place for my students.

Each day, they come into the classroom excited about the day and spending time exploring and learning together. For many of my students, being at school is the best part of their day.

My Project

This writing center has places for students to choose their paper and writing utensils. This will save time as the teacher will not have to pass out supplies and can focus more on engaging with students and their writing.

In the first grade, my students need a variety of different types of writing utensils.

This will allow the student to take ownership and enjoy their writing. The students are excited about writing their stories and I believe having colorful writing tools will lead to more creativity in their writing. Pencil becomes boring and allowing colorful markers or gel pens will Enhance their stories. We can also use these colors to edit and add unknown words to their story.

Organization of these tools is also essential along with the organization of their writing pieces in their writing folders. Having a place to store all of these fun and exciting writing tools is a must. These supplies will greatly enhance our writing time.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Spinning Desktop Organizer – Gray Hexagon 6 Compartment Rotating Mail and Stationary Holder – Quality Wooden Design – Pen and Pencil Cup and Sorter – by Designstyles • Amazon Business $19.99 5 $99.95
Crayola Fine Line Markers, Back to School Supplies Classpack, 10 Assorted Colors , 200 Count • Amazon Business $45.92 1 $45.92
Crayola Colored Pencils, Bulk Classpack, Classroom Supplies, 12 Assorted Colors, 240 Count • Amazon Business $32.46 1 $32.46
Feela 360 Colors Gel Pens Set 180 Unique Gel Pen Plus 180 Refills for Adult Coloring Books Drawing • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
Emraw Mini Stand-Up Stapler Set Built-in Staple Remover 12 Sheet Capacity 500 Standard Staples Durable Plastic and Steel Assorted Colors Office and School Staplers Pack of 6 • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
24 Pockets - SimpleHouseware Crystal Clear Over The Door Hanging Shoe Organizer, Gray (64'' x 19'') • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97
School Smart 085439 Alternate Ruled Paper without Margin, 10.5" Length, 8" Width, White (Ream of 500) • Amazon Business $6.45 1 $6.45

Materials cost

$237.73

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$271.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.88

Total project goal

$319.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$319.18

3 Donors

-$240.94

Donations toward project cost

-$228.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.14

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$28.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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