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Ms. Cartagena from Garland TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

First Grade Will Sparkle This Year!

Help me give my students A daily sparkling learning environment for them to learn.

  • $608 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are eager learners and deserve an awesome class environment. I was moved from 5th to 1st grade in less than 3 days prior to 1st day of school. I would like for them to start loving school and be wanting to come to school because they have an amazing Funtime learning. My problem is that this requires many hands on activities, fun stations with proper supplies, organizational resources in order to make this a student exploratory center, and unfortunately, I lack of monetary resources. Last, I would like to be able to provide a fun learning environment to efficiently and effectively give my students with quality activities that can be done in a variety ways.

My Project

These materials will make the first graders want to learn in different settings. The flexible seating will make it fun for them to learn in a small group, and the different colors goes with the class theme as well as the grade level hallway theme “First grade will Sparkle this Year”. They will learn to maintain their materials organized on the seats with the storage sacks and minute lost of instruction getting their materials and pencils sharpened. The whisper phones will help them read with fluency and sparkle their first grade work. Please help me make the 2019-2020 school year one for them to remember!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ120X - Extra-Large At-Your-Seat Storage Sack (15"h x 18"w) - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $87.60 2 $175.20
TC471 - Confetti Bundle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $66.39 1 $66.39
X-ACTO School Pro Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue (1670) • Quill.com $45.04 1 $45.04
GG111 - Spanish File Folder Game Library - Gr. 1-2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LC528BU - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 17" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98
LC528GR - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 17" - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98
LC528RG - Flex-Space Balance Ball Seat - 17" - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98
WhisperPhone(r) Element (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.06 1 $26.06
STD7396 - Confetti Magnetic Girl’s Hall Pass • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.49 1 $3.49
STD7395 - Confetti Magnetic Boy’s Hall Pass • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.49 1 $3.49

Materials cost

$479.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.19

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$516.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$91.20

Total project goal

$607.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$607.99

1 Donor

-$607.99

Donations toward project cost

-$516.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$91.20

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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