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Mrs. Falish from Charlotte NC is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Gearing Up For First Grade!

My students need headphones, markers, stickers, and chair bands in order to fully equip their classroom! These materials will promote student engagement and hands-on learning!

  • $738 goal

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My Students

I work with a unique population of students consisting of children who speak a language other than English at home and many who live in poverty. Despite the challenges my students face in their personal lives, love and learning take place every day in my classroom. I set high expectations for my students, encourage them, and guide them to reach their full potential in all that they do. I hope to use in order to make learning fun and accessible for them.

My Project

This project will fully equip my first grade classroom for the beginning of the new school year! I have done a lot of shopping and purchased many items to outfit my classroom, and these are some of the last items we will need to have a great school year! My project includes materials such as: student incentives (candy, stickers, and treasure box toy stuffers) that will motivate my students, flexible seating/lighting options (bilbos, chair bands, LED finger lights, and fluorescent light covers) which will provide students will alternative, comfortable spaces to read and work, office supplies (chart markers, laminating pouches, name plates and mounting tape) which will help prepare the classroom for learning, and items to enhance interactive reading and writing instruction, such as play dough, headphones, and poster letters. I plan to use these supplies to make learning FUN and give my students choices in their learning. Thank you for reading and helping us learn! My first graders and I appreciate it.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Califone 2800-BL Listening First Headphones in Blue (Set of 6) • Amazon Business $59.95 4 $239.80
Moluk Bilibo Red • Amazon Business $25.89 3 $77.67
Chair Bands for Kids with Fidgety Feet :: Fidget Bands for School Classroom Chairs, Ideal for ADHD, Autism, Hyperactivity :: 20" x 2" x 3/64", Affordable Alternative to Bouncy Bands • Amazon Business $27.97 1 $27.97
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3-Ounce Cans, Ages 2 and up, (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 3 mil thick, 200-Pack, Clear (TP3854-200) • Amazon Business $24.24 1 $24.24
Assorted Candy Variety Mix 3.6 Lbs - Huge Party Mix Bulk Bag of: Smarties, Lemonheads, jawbreakers, Laffy Taffy and Much More! • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
I Premium Party Favor Toy Assortment In Big 120 Pack. Party Favors For Kids. Birthday Party, Classroom Rewards, Carnival, Prizes, Pinata Filler, Bulk Toys, Treasure Box, Goodie Bag Fillers • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Etekcity LED Finger Lights 100 Pack Bright Party Favors Party Supplies for Holiday Light up Toys Assorted Color • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
ELMERS Board Mate Foam Mounting Tape, 0.5 X 150" Roll (E151) • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
Educational Insights 1232 Patterned Fluorescent Light Filters—2-Pack • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
Carson Dellosa Traditional Manuscript Nameplates (119026), 30 Count • Amazon Business $13.68 1 $13.68
1924302 Mr.Sketch Scented Washable Marker Set 6/Pkg-Chisel Holiday • Amazon Business $11.75 1 $11.75
Purple Ladybug Novelty 45 Sheet Scratch and Sniff Stickers For Kids & Teachers Mega Variety Pack, with 15 different Scratch N Sniff intense smells, Awesome Smelly Sticker & Reward Sticker Fun! • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
Mr. Sketch Wash Movie Night Chisl • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Mr. Sketch Washable Scented Watercolor Markers, Chisel-Tip, Set of 6, Ice Cream Colors (1924258) • Amazon Business $8.61 1 $8.61
ArtSkills Poster Letters and Numbers, A-Z and 0-9, Neon Colors, Assorted, 310-Count (PA-1464) • Amazon Business $7.26 1 $7.26

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