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Mrs. Leppaluoto from Oxnard CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Function and Creativity Working Together

Help me give my students clipboards, tumblers, and vinyl transfer sheets.

  • $393 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are the Golden Eagles and my Kindergarten Eaglets are ready to SOAR! I am fortunate to have an amazing group of hardworking, respectful and inquisitive students. They are working hard to meet grade level standards (yes, even in Kindergarten), and arrive every morning with smiles on their faces and a willingness to do their best.

I want to apply their enthusiasm and willingness to learn to create personal materials for their daily use.

These storage, writing supplies and basic needs materials will be personalized using newfound skills such as designing, programming and application.

My Project

My kindergarten students are learning skills they can transfer from paper and pencil to computer designing. After learning handwriting, phonics, and academic vocabulary, students will use our classroom Cricut machine, iPads and other forms of technology to produce amazing and artistically creative final projects. Several lessons include students incorporating artistic elements and techniques with technology skills by making personal math manipulatives, designing images to accompany their writing and producing our class shirts with the vinyl. They will also take basic classroom supplies like reusable water bottles and clipboards and personalized them through the design process while learning about sustainability and organizational skills.

In addition to being exposed to technology and design skills, my kindergarten students are learning patients, stamina and teamwork.

Many have limited technology knowledge outside of video games and entertainment content. These materials will enable my students work together to make a connection between what they are learning in the classroom, the design process and the production of needed materials.

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Mrs. Leppaluoto
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PLANQUE Professional Clipboard with Storage Compartment - Heavy Duty Nursing Clipboard, Durable Plastic Clip Board, Elegant Storage Clipboards Set w Colors, Medical Clipboards with Pen Holder (6 Pack) • Amazon Business $37.97 4 $151.88
SKINNY TUMBLERS 24 Colored Acrylic Tumblers with Lids and Straws | Skinny, 16oz Double Wall Clear Plastic Tumblers With FREE Straw Cleaner & Name Tags! Reusable Cup With Straw (Multicolors, 24) • Amazon Business $78.95 1 $78.95
CAREGY Heat Transfer Vinyl for T-Shirts 12in.x10in. 36 Sheets-Iron On Vinyl HTV Bundle • Amazon Business $23.59 1 $23.59
New Version Holographic Opal Vinyl Sheets, Ohuhu 11 Permanent Adhesive Backed Vinyl Sheets Set, 9 Color Vinyl Sheets 12" x 12" + 2 Transfer Tape for Cricut, Silhouette Cameo Valentine's Day Decorating • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$274.41

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$25.11

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$333.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.88

Total project goal

$392.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$392.52

3 Donors

-$191.84

Donations toward project cost

-$170.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.28

match offer

-$191.86

Match offer toward project cost

-$163.08

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.78

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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