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Ms. Swartwood from Montoursville PA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

First Year Teacher in an Empty Classroom!

Help me give my students a classroom full of hands-on and engaging learning experiences!

  • $375 goal

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My Students

I am a first-year teacher. I am very excited to meet my first group of students this August! I will be teaching second grade at our elementary school.​ I will be working to fill my classroom with supplies to welcome them in August. These students attend a small school in a wonderful school district. I am excited to be a part of this team! These second graders deserve the very best and I cannot wait to give them all that I can!

My Project

We will be starting the year with a second-grade classroom with nothing but the bare necessities! My students need hands-on and engaging learning experiences in order to flourish in my classroom, and these items will help them to learn and enjoy learning! I am asking for writing and drawing supplies, math manipulatives and games, and a few choice books that touch on some important concepts. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to create engaging experiences for my students with these materials. I believe that school should be full of exploration and hands-on​ learning, and these items will help us to accomplish that!

Ms. Swartwood
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Washable Markers, Fine, Assorted Colors, 200/Pack (58-8210) • $71.39 1 $71.39
Crayola Classpack Jumbo Crayons, 200/Box (52-8389) • $59.49 1 $59.49
Classroom Keepers Paper File Organizer, White (001310) • $23.79 2 $47.58
Gowrite! Self-Stick Table Top Easel Pads 20x23" • $26.34 1 $26.34
Pizza Fraction Fun™ Game • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, 0.24 oz., 30/Pack (E556) • $13.64 1 $13.64
3D Geometric Shapes • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Fraction & Decimal Tiles in Tray • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
DIXON Golf Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Soft Lead, 144/Box (14998) • $7.64 1 $7.64
Rory's Story Cubes • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Money Madness • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Fractions in Disguise A Math Adventure • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80

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