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Ms. McCarthy from Los Angeles CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

First Year Classroom Essentials

My students need supplies like a ball chairs, photo printer, and a Uterus Ovary Model, to make their Health class a safe and welcoming place.

  • $700 goal

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My Students

I have yet to meet my individual students but am so excited to be their 7th grade Health teacher! Middle School is a notoriously tough and awkward time, my goal is for my classroom to be a safe haven where students feel comfortable and free to ask questions. This semester students will learn about how to incorporate Health and Wellness into their lives for the rest of their lives. The school I am teaching at is a Title 1 school where most students qualify for free or reduced lunch.

My Project

I am a first year teacher excited to start my journey teaching 7th grade Health! Middle School can be an awkward and challenging time full of changes, both at school and personally. My goal is to create a nurturing and safe environment for my students to feel comfortable.

My students will benefit from these supplies in a multitude of ways: printer and laminating machine will be used to print worksheets and classroom posters, the large post-its will be used for anchor charts.

Since I am a middle school health teacher my classroom will always be stocked with feminine sanitary products for students who unexpectedly get their period, I am also asking for some girl's underwear in case they need a clean pair to change into. The 3D Uterus model will be added to my collection of anatomy models that will help students learn about their bodies. Exercise balls and floor cushions will be used for flexible seating.

Ms. McCarthy
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Trideer Exercise Ball Chair, 65cm&75cm Stability Ball with Ring & Pump, Flexible Seating, Improves Balance, Core Strength & Posture (Office & Home & Classroom) (Ball with Ring (Turkis), 65cm) • Amazon Business $32.99 3 $98.97
REEHUT Zafu Yoga Meditation Bolster Pillow Cushion Round Cotton or Hemp - Organic Buckwheat Filled - (Black, 16"x16"x4.5") • Amazon Business $30.37 3 $91.11
HP OfficeJet 4650 Wireless All-in-One Photo Printer with Mobile Printing, HP Instant Ink & Amazon Dash Replenishment ready (F1J03A) • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Uterus Ovary Model - Female Reproductive Organ Anatomical Model with Base, Human Anatomical Model for Science Education, Cross-Section, 7.7 x 7.5 x 4.3 Inches • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
Logitech Z313 Speaker System • Amazon Business $28.47 1 $28.47
Always Ultra Thin Size 2 Long Pads With Wings, Super Absorbency, Unscented, 32 count (Pack of 3),Packaging May Vary • Amazon Business $26.59 1 $26.59
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 3 mil thick, 200-Pack, Clear (TP3854-200) • Amazon Business $24.24 1 $24.24
Victsing 150ml Mini Ultrasonic Aroma Essential Oil Diffuser, Wood Grain Cool Mist Humidifier for Office Home Room Study Yoga Spa, 14 Color Lights • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
The Safety Zone GNEP-SM-1P Nitrile Exam Gloves - Medical Grade, Powder Free, Latex Rubber Free, Disposable, Non Sterile, Food Safe, Textured, Indigo Color, Convenient Dispenser Pack of 100, Size Small • Amazon Business $9.40 2 $18.80
Post-it Super Sticky Tabletop Easel Pad, 20 x 23 Inches, 20 Sheets/Pad, 1 Pad (563R), Portable White Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Built-in Easel Stand • Amazon Business $18.28 1 $18.28
AmazonBasics Thermal Laminator • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Glo Germ Powder 4 Ounce • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
JM-Capricorns 24pcs 9 x 4-1/2 inches Waterproof Plastic Double Layer Zipper File Bags Invoice Pouches Bill Bag Pencil Pouch Pen Bag (24pcs Random Color) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Vansky UV Flashlight Black light UV Lights,51 LED Ultraviolet Blacklight Pet Urine Detector For Dog/Cat Urine,Dry Stains,Bed Bug, Matching with Pet Odor Eliminator • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Belkin F5C048-2 6-Outlet Power Strip Surge Protector with 2-Foot Power Cord, 200 Joules (2-Pack) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Fruit of the Loom Little Girls' Hipster, Assorted, 14(Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $9.83 1 $9.83
Tampax Pearl Plastic Tampons, Regular Absorbency, Unscented, 50 Count • Amazon Business $9.27 1 $9.27
Band-Aid Brand Flexible Fabric Adhesive Bandages For Minor Wound Care, Assorted Sizes, 100 Count • Amazon Business $4.96 1 $4.96

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