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Ms. Gaines from Houston TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Future Authors

Help me give my students paper and pencils that are developmentally appropriate for Kindergartners.

  • $159 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The kindergarten students at my school are absolutely wonderful. They are eager to learn and love to share their new learning with others.

Our students are setting the foundation for a lifelong love for learning.

Even though they come from different background and many diverse cultures, they still deserve to have various opportunities to learn and grow in order to become successful in life. I am blessed to work with such a dynamic group of precocious five and six year olds!

My Project

Paper and pencils may seem like "run of the mill" school supplies but only if it is appropriate. My students would greatly benefit from having beginner pencils and writing paper that is specifically designed for young writers.

Having developmentally appropriate material available for emerging writers is crucial.

With the pencil I'm requesting, students will learn how to properly grip and hold a pencil while writing. The paper will be used daily as they begin to express themselves through their writing. Since many of my students are emerging writers, the space at the top of the writing paper is perfect for them to include a picture to support their writing.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sargent Art 72 Jumbo Pencils Class Pack, Beginner Yellow Pencils (22-7276) • Amazon Business $27.84 3 $83.52
TA2694 - Red Baseline Jumbo Picture Story Newsprint • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 2 $19.98

Materials cost

$103.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$135.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.83

Total project goal

$158.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$158.88

2 Donors

-$158.88

Donations toward project cost

-$135.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.83

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$0.00

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