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Ms. Petrozzo from Brooklyn NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fresh Start for Everyone!

My students need flexible seating, desk organizers, pocket folders, and Kleenex to start the year on a fresh foot!

  • $799 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a general education teacher in a kindergarten ICT co-taught classroom. My co-teacher and I are getting to know our 21 energetic five-year-olds who have begun to settle in with a wide range of knowledge and skills. For many of our students, kindergarten is their first time learning in a formal setting, and we would like to have a wide range of learning opportunities for our different learners!

My students are creative, hands-on, and multi-sensory learners.

We hope to provide children with different methods of learning that we hope to hone in on and encourage. With 21 individualized learners, my co-teacher and I work to satisfy all levels of development and encourage building on prior skills in our classroom, no matter where the child is!

My Project

To start out our year on the right foot, we will need a fresh start and all new supplies! In addition to keeping our classroom clean and germ-free, I would like for all of my students to have brand new writing tools, new folders to carry their things to and from school, and new baskets and supplies for the classroom.

With a Montessori background, I would like my classroom to be visually peaceful and calming for the new students including all of the items they use every day!

I believe that a fresh start every year allows children to start on the right foot and shows the children how important it is to be set up for success in their classroom.

With this money, I will be able to supply new folders for the children's work, new baskets to hold their toys, new supplies for an art center including scissors, glue, pencils and crayons, and some flexible seating for children to have some choices on where to sit. It will also provide beginning of year provisions such as tissues and all natural cleaning products!

Whether it is new cleaning supplies, new crayons, or new folders, children will see their worth and the importance of starting off on the right foot.

Ms. Petrozzo
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD380X - Calming Colors® Soft Seats - Set of 5 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $47.99 2 $95.98
mDesign Office Supplies Desk Organizer Tote for Scissors, Pens, Pencils, Notepads - Pack of 2, Small, Gray • Amazon Business $19.88 3 $59.64
InterDesign Clarity Kitchen Drawer Organizer for Silverware, Spatulas, Gadgets - 8" x 12" x 2", Clear • Amazon Business $14.78 4 $59.12
FOLDER TWO-POCKET HEAVYWEIGHT POLY WITH PRONGS YELLOW PACK OF 25 • School Specialty $52.04 1 $52.04
FOLDER TWO-POCKET HEAVYWEIGHT POLY WITH PRONGS BLUE PACK OF 25 • School Specialty $52.04 1 $52.04
FOLDER TWO-POCKET HEAVYWEIGHT POLY WITH PRONGS GREEN PACK OF 25 • School Specialty $52.04 1 $52.04
FOLDER TWO-POCKET HEAVYWEIGHT POLY WITH PRONGS RED PACK OF 25 • School Specialty $52.04 1 $52.04
Aladdin Classic Mason Cups 16oz, Clear (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96
Schoolworks 5 Inch Blunt Kids Scissors, Classpack of 12 (153520-1004) • Amazon Business $12.71 2 $25.42
PENCIL PRIMARY W/ERASER PACK OF 12 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $4.04 6 $24.24
Whitmor 3 Section Small Drawer Organizer - Easy Clean Clear Plastic Resin • Amazon Business $4.15 5 $20.75
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $9.86 2 $19.72
DRY ERASE POCKET STUDY AID KIT WITH TEMPLATES SET OF 16 • School Specialty $7.59 2 $15.18
Honla Weaving Rattan Plastic Storage Baskets/Bins Organizer with Handles,Set of 3,Gray • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
Kleenex Facial Tissue, Flat Box, 2-Ply, 160 Sheets/Box, 3 Boxes/Pack (37392) • Quill.com $5.94 2 $11.88
Kleenex Facial Tissue, Flat Box, 2-Ply, 160 Sheets/Box, 3 Boxes/Pack (37392) • Quill.com $5.49 2 $10.98
Method All Purpose Cleaner Refill, 68 Oz. • Quill.com $10.11 1 $10.11

Materials cost

$615.12

Vendor shipping charges

$24.76

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$679.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$119.84

Total project goal

$798.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$798.95

6 Donors

-$759.25

Donations toward project cost

-$679.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$80.14

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$39.70

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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