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Mrs. Staton from Gifford IL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

First Year Teacher Wants an Exciting, Engaging Classroom!

My students need dry erase boards and markers, a bookshelf and a cricut cutting machine for a new, exciting classroom!

  • $599 goal

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My Students

I work at a small, rural grade school in Gifford, Illinois where my students range from first to fifth grade. Each and every student is special in my class and deserves a powerful educational environment!

All of the students in my class come from low-income households.

I want to provide them with a classroom that they feel safe and loved. Many of my students enjoy school and I hope to continue their opinion in this as they continue throughout their education journey.

My Project

As a first year teacher, I need new supplies to create an engaging classroom. Our current bookshelf is an old TV stand and our books fall every day. My students and I would love to have an enclosed bookshelf for organization of our books.

Another item we have asked for is a Cricut cutting machine.

In order to make our classroom engaging, I would love to post bulletin boards and posters around the classroom to aide in the curriculum they are learning.

Since I do not have many materials yet this far in my teaching journey, I have also asked for smaller items such as whiteboards and markers to help engage the students during activities.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cricut Explore Air 2 Machine • Amazon Business $229.99 1 $229.99
ECR4Kids Birch 5-Section School Classroom Storage Cabinet with Casters, Natural, 24" H • Amazon Business $132.99 1 $132.99
Dry Erase Board 12/pk 9.5 X 12 • Teachers' School Supply $35.83 1 $35.83
Expo Low Odor Dry Erase Markers - 16 Color Set • Teachers' School Supply $35.79 1 $35.79
YEAR ROUND GR 2-3 PROJECT BASED • Teachers' School Supply $14.99 1 $14.99
Storage Pocket Chart, Hanging Wall File Organizer by Essex Wares - Organize Your Assignments, Files, Scrapbook Papers & More (Black) • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49

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