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Mrs. Suell from Paterson NJ is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Feeling Cool on the First Day of School!

My students need pens, markers, folders, floor cushions and a mini projector to get them started this school year!

  • $409 goal

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My Students

My students consists of Kindergartners to second graders that require extra motivation in school. Most of my students have specific learning disabilities that range from reading to math difficulties. They are all charming and personable but are from a tough part of the city. Some of my students have been through different homes, live in poverty, and struggle financially.

The beginning of the school year is always an exciting time for everybody!

Unfortunately, the families of my students have a difficult time providing classroom supplies because of finances. However, this never stopped my students from working hard and achieving their goals! With a little help, I can provide them with equal opportunities to grow, to have fun, and have a comfortable learning environment.

My Project

I want to kick start the school year with the proper supplies and items for my students! Last year, I had provided them with all the supplies they needed, from notebooks, to pencils, markers, crayons, scissors, etc. Not a single student had to bring in their supplies! Unfortunately, I was not able to fund the supplies needed to make an organized classroom. This year, we can really use everyone's help! For example, the projector will make a huge difference in my room. Unfortunately, I do not have a smart board in my room. This year, I would love to provide my students with online activities and videos that will help keep them engaged and challenged. For example, my students need to move! The projector will give us the opportunity to dance and exercise by using Go Noodle during our brain breaks! I also wanted to provide flexible seating options for my students. Our classroom is small and space is very limited. The cushions will provide alternative seating for my students to use during classroom activities and independent work. My students will love sitting with their classmates and work collaboratively in a comfortable and fun seat!

My geniuses make my world go round!

Therefore, I would want to provide them a comfortable and inspiring classroom to start the year. A little help can really go a long way especially to my students.

Mrs. Suell
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids Softzone Carry Me Floor Cushions for Flexible Classroom Seating, 3" Deluxe Foam, Round, Assorted (4-Piece Set) • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
QKK [2018 Upgraded] Mini Projector -Full HD LED Projector 1080P Supported, 50,000 Hour Lamp Life with 170" Display for Home Theater Entertainment,Slide Projector for HDMI,TV,SD Card,AV,VGA,USB x2,iPad • Amazon Business $67.99 1 $67.99
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count (1670) • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Chalkboard Cleaner Spray / Whiteboard Cleaner Spray - Safe, Gentle, Non-Toxic - Made in the USA - Works with Dry Erase, Chalk, Liquid Chalk and More • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
JAM PAPER Plastic 2 Pocket School POP Folders - Teal - 6/pack • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Storex Classroom Caddy, 9.25 x 9.25 x 5.25 Inches, Assorted Colors, Case of 6 (00940U06C) • Amazon Business $18.74 1 $18.74
Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion, Including Free Pump / Exercise Fitness Core Balance Disc,Blue,size: 13 inches / 33 cm diameter • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
EXPO 80699 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $14.00 1 $14.00
Paper Mate InkJoy Gel Retractable Pen, 0.7mm, Ink, Pack of 14, Assorted (1951636) • Amazon Business $13.43 1 $13.43
Owl Hall Pass Lanyards and School Passes Set of 6 • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Teacher Created Resources Chalkboard Brights Library Pockets (5657) • Amazon Business $11.15 1 $11.15
Winkeyes 140pcs Prop Money Movie Play Money Game Realistic Paper Money Full Print 2 Sided for Kids School Students • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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