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Ms. Bomber from Beaverton OR is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fun Financial Literacy Part 2

My students need printer ink, play money, snacks, toys, laminate film, pens and storage trays for our new classroom store.

  • $995 goal

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My Students

My classroom is a wonderful place filled with hard working students and staff. Every day, I fall just a little bit more in love with their amazing hearts and smiles. Each child has an individual education plan to help them make progress on goals in functional academics, behavior, life skills, communication, and/or functional life skills.

My students are full of curiosity, energy, and incredible potential.

We focus on the positive, and celebrate every success that they achieve. Each day I do my best to make sure that they have the necessary tools to succeed, but it takes a lot of equipment and materials to help meet their unique needs.

With the help of DonorsChoose, I am able to provide unique and engaging materials to help my students, who experience a variety of disabilities, overcome their challenges and let their abilities shine through.

My Project

As a middle school special education teacher I am always thinking about what skills my students need in order to be as independent and productive as possible when they grow up.

Consumer math skills are at the top of my list of skills that my special education students need in order to be financially literate and not get cheated when they make purchases.

This project will help me create a classroom student store where students will earn play money which will go into their money pouches. Each week they will count their money and keep a bank book of their savings. Once a month they will have an opportunity to purchase items such as putty, bubbles, snacks, Legos, candy, cars, action figures, pens, crayons and fidgets (cubes, spinners, balls). They will also have a chance to play fun math games like the ATM game which will give them exposure to another money skill. I'll use the printer ink, cardstock, and laminate film to create money games and fun activities to keep them actively engaged in learning about financial literacy. We'll use the container totes to store our materials and organize the student store items. This project will make a big difference in how my students feel about learning money skills and their ability to generalize these skills to their life outside of school.

Ms. Bomber
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wide Rectangular Storage Tray Color: Tan, Size: 4.375" H x 13.75" W x 19" D • Amazon Business $22.00 5 $110.00
HP 305X (CE410X) Black High Yield Cartridge • Amazon Business $107.99 1 $107.99
GBC HeatSeal Sprint Ezload Film, 3.0 Milllimeter, 11.5 Inches x 200 Feet, 2 Rolls (3125362EZ) • Amazon Business $51.92 2 $103.84
Wausau 40508 Neenah Exact Index, 110 lb, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 250 Sheets, White, 94 Bright • Amazon Business $14.14 4 $56.56
Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty Mini Tins Complete Gift Set Bundle Featuring Hypercolor, Glow in the Dark, Super Illusion, Electric Color, Scented, Exclusive "Lizard Lips" & "Scorpion Skin" - 16 Pack • Amazon Business $54.95 1 $54.95
Best Laminating - 5 Mil Clear Letter Size Thermal Laminating Pouches - 9 X 11.5 - Qty 100 • Amazon Business $16.79 2 $33.58
Ben Franklin Toys Kids Talking ATM Machine Savings Bank with digital screen and electronic calculator for kids, Silver • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Cheetos Hot & Spicy Variety Pack, 40 Count • Amazon Business $13.98 2 $27.96
Disney Cars 3 Deluxe Figure Play Set • Amazon Business $25.92 1 $25.92
Disney/Pixar Inside Out 6 Piece Figure Set - Disgust, Fear, Sadness, Joy, Anger and Bing Bong • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
LEGO The Ninjago Movie Minifigures - Random Pack of 4 (71019) • Amazon Business $17.97 1 $17.97
HERSHEY'S Chocolate Candy Bar Variety Pack (Hershey's, Reese's, Kit Kat) 30 Count • Amazon Business $16.91 1 $16.91
BIGOCT Super Mario Brothers Action Figures Set (18 Piece), 2" • Amazon Business $16.49 1 $16.49
Hot Wheels 2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Bundle Set of 8 Die-Cast Vehicles • Amazon Business $15.21 1 $15.21
Crayola 12 Ct. Silly Scents Mini Twistables Scented Crayons • Amazon Business $3.49 4 $13.96
60 Colors Gel Pen Set, Honfei Non-Toxic and Long Lasting Fine Point Glitter Color Pen Set Including Standard, Glitter,Neon, Metallic, Rainbow & Pastel for Coloring Books / Scrapbook Doodling / D • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
8 Plastic Easter Eggs with Mario Figures - Perfect For Kids - Find Your Favorite Mario Characters - Ready To Hide, Hunt and Enjoy - Durable Eggs in Assorted Colors - Perfect For Hours of Creative Play • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
5" TEST TUBE TOUCHABLE BUBBLES (1 DOZEN) - BULK (Assorted colors) • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
LEGO City Police Off-Road Chase 60170 Building Kit (37 Piece) • Amazon Business $5.59 2 $11.18
JPSOR 16pcs 7 Color Poly Zip Envelope File Bag Bill Bag Pencil Case, 9"x 4.7" • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
$9300 in Play Money - Pretend Dollar Bills - Realistic Money Stack - That Look Real - Small Bills (5 X 2.5 Inches) - 50 of each Amount - 300 Bills Total • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Stress Balls and Squeeze Toys Value Assortment (12 Pack) Stress Relax Toy Balls, Puffer Ball Assortment • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
AVIRGO 6 pcs Metal Clothes And Bags Decoration Zipper Pull Keyring Carabiner Set # 67-2 • Amazon Business $8.92 1 $8.92
Teaching Coin Stampers, Multicolor (Set of 6 Different Stampers) • Amazon Business $8.12 1 $8.12
LEGO City Coast Guard Coast Guard Starter Set 60163 Building Kit (76 Piece) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
LEGO City Great Vehicles Airshow Jet 60177 Building Kit (87 Piece) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
LEGO 71020 Minifgure THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE Series 2 - 1 Figure • Amazon Business $3.99 2 $7.98
LEGO City Jungle 30355 ATV Car with Minifigure 2017 (Polybag) - Ages 4 Up • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Outus White Marking Tags Price Tags Price Labels Display Tags with Hanging String, 500 Pack, 35 x 22 mm • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Oliasports Fidget Cube Relieves Stress & Anxiety, Random Color • Amazon Business $2.49 3 $7.47
Airheads Bars, Chewy Fruit Candy, Variety Pack, Non Melting Easter Basket Candy, 60 Count • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
DSSY Stress Spinner Fidget Finger Dice Anti-Stress Release Toys for Children/Adults • Amazon Business $3.97 1 $3.97

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