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Mrs. F. from Houston TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Expressions of a Life Skiller!

My students need supplies/tools including vacuums, file organizer, art supplies and daily supplies like tape, pens and rubber bands necessary to improve on their ability to become more independent, and successful in life.

  • $518 goal

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My Students

My students are in a life skills class. They have various disabilities (Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, physical impairments, behavioral impairments, emotional impairments, and learning impairments, etc.). Most of my students require one on one assistance, and customized assignments daily.

Each of my students has 8 classes, each class different from each other.

Because of this, it requires the use of various forms of customized materials, and manipulatives daily in order to make a connection with the students at their level of understanding. Without this modification, and customization, my students would not be able to comprehend their assignments.

This is my 3rd year with many of the students, and I thoroughly enjoy working with them, and offering them a loving and nurturing environment, where they can become successful. To see how much they have grown socially, academically, and physically, has been like watching my own children growing up. We recently had a major hurricane and I can say, my students came back ready to work. They try their best, and I am extremely impressed with their resilience and work ethic.

My Project

I am requesting supplies such as tape, rubber bands, and file organizers that will be used to organize, store, and create individualized assignments and templates for my students. Each student has 8 subjects, all of which I am required to create individual/customized templates and assignments for. These supplies will allow me to have some form of organization.

I am in need of supplies necessary to make my students as successful, and productive while in school and after they graduate.

I am seeking vacuums, because these are part of my students goals (vacuuming, washing dishes, cleaning tables, etc.). I am seeking art supplies because they help my students, many of whom are non-verbal express themselves through art.

Mrs. F.
Grades 9-12

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bissell 9595A CleanView Bagless Vacuum with OnePass • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
Wallniture Lisbon Black Wall Mounted Steel File Holder - Organizer Rack 10 Sectional Modular Design Letter Size 13 Inch - Multi-purpose Organizer Display Magazines - Sort Files and Folders • Amazon Business $63.99 1 $63.99
Eureka AirSpeed EXACT Pet Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner, AS3001AA • Amazon Business $63.63 1 $63.63
BTNOW 15 Pieces Art Paint Brushes Set Kid Starter Kit with One Color Palette for Acrylic, Oil, Watercolors • Amazon Business $8.80 3 $26.40
12 Pcs Paint Tray Palettes Plastic for DIY Craft Professional Art Painting • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
US Art Supply 11 X 14 inch Professional Artist Quality Acid Free Canvas Panels 12-Pack (1 Full Case of 12 Single Canvas Panels) • Amazon Business $16.96 1 $16.96
Rubbermaid Regeneration Letter Tray, Six Tier, Plastic, Black (86028) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
3 Pack Wall File Organizer, Metal Mesh Organizer 3 Pack, Perfect for sorting incoming mail, storing important letter files, folders, books, binders, and more • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Simple Houseware White / Black Magazine File Holder Organizer Box (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $15.87 1 $15.87
Vibrant Paint Marker Pens – Water Based, Permanent Opaque Acrylic Paint - Fine to Medium Point, Writes on Anything: Wood, Rocks, Metal, Canvas, Glass, Plastic - 12 Colors/ Set - Navaray • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Tape Dispenser, Handheld Packing Tape Cutter with Invisable Tape, Applicable Tape Width 1/4’’, 1/2'', 3/4'' inch, 3/4'' Inch Core Size- Grey • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
CONDA 8 x 10 inch Canvas Panels Pack of 12 Artist Quality Acid Free Canvas Board • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
MaxGear Mesh Pencil Holder Pen Holder Metal Pencil Cup Holder Pen Organizer Black for Desk Office Pencil Holders, 3 Pack • Amazon Business $10.85 1 $10.85
Gimars Measure on Ends Design 3 Pcs Heavy 6 +12 inch Rounded & Straight Edge Metal Ruler Kit with Conversion Table • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Sharpie 25053 Tank Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $6.54 1 $6.54
Universal 00464 64-Size Rubber Bands (88 per Pack) • Amazon Business $4.86 1 $4.86
Scotch Transparent Tape, 1/2 x 1296 Inches, 2 Rolls (600H2) • Amazon Business $4.59 1 $4.59
Scotch Desktop Tape Dispenser Silvertech, Two-Tone (C60-ST) • Amazon Business $4.15 1 $4.15
Alliance Rubber 26339 Advantage Rubber Bands Size #33, 1/4 lb Box Contains Approx. 150 Bands (3 1/2" x 1/8", Natural Crepe) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Swingline Staples, Standard, 1/4" Length, 210/Strip, 25000-Count (5 pack) (S7035101) • Amazon Business $3.98 1 $3.98

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