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Mrs. MacKenzie from Hayward CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Getting Dirty with Project-Based Learning

Help me give my students the ability to have a clean and worry-free project-based learning with aprons, gloves, scrubbing brushes, cleaning wipes and more!

  • $585 goal

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My Students

Our students are a full spectrum with a diverse campus in race, culture, socioeconomic status and interests. Our campus serves approximately 635 students, grades 7th thru 8th and between the ages of 12 to 14. Ethnically our students are approximately 87% minorities with 45% being Latin American, 26% African American, and 13% Asian and Pacific Islander. Twenty-five percent of our students are currently an English Language Learner.

Over 75% of our students come from low-socioeconomic background, but their thirst for knowledge is fierce!

My Project

My traditional art class will be doing several project-based learning activities throughout the year. Most of the project will involve, charcoal, glues, markers, paint and other things that will dirty up clothing and hands. The world will be their oyster and throughout the year there will be no limit on what they can incorporate but the ruin of outfits is a real concern over the course of the year. Not all of my parents have the option to continually replace permanently stained or soiled clothing nor should they have to worry about what they send their child into school with.

In order for my students to dive in and focus on project-based learning, I need a classroom set of aprons and disposal gloves and cleaning supplies so there is zero hesitation in learning.

Please help us get aprons, disposable gloves, hand scrubs and soaps for a year-long worry-free classroom!

Mrs. MacKenzie
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 635 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Utopia Kitchen Bib Aprons Bulk, 12 Pack Aprons, Black • Amazon Business $27.94 4 $111.76
SupplyMaster Black Nitrile Exam Disposable Gloves - 4 Mil, Powder Free, Non-Sterile, Latex Free, Textured, Ambidextrous, Medium, Case of 400 • Amazon Business $24.30 4 $97.20
SupplyMaster Indigo Nitrile Exam Disposable Gloves - 4 Mil, Powder Free, Non-Sterile, Latex Free, Textured, Ambidextrous, Small, Pack of 400 • Amazon Business $24.23 4 $96.92
SupplyMaster Indigo Nitrile Exam Disposable Gloves - 4 Mil, Powder Free, Non-Sterile, Latex Free, Textured, Ambidextrous, Large, Pack of 400 • Amazon Business $24.97 1 $24.97
Haosda Hand and Nail Brush Two-Sided Cleaning Scrubbing Brushes, Pack of 4 Pieces • Amazon Business $10.00 2 $20.00
J.R. Watkins Hand Soap, Foaming, 9 fl oz, Aloe & Green Tea (6 pack) • Amazon Business $18.66 1 $18.66
Green Works Compostable Cleaning Wipes, Biodegradable Cleaning Wipes - Original Fresh, 186 Count • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Dial Antibacterial Liquid Hand Soap, Aloe, 7.5 Fl. Oz (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $16.50 1 $16.50
Dazzling Displays Box of 12 (Six 4-Inch and Six 6-Inch) Black Metal Slatwall Hooks • Amazon Business $13.79 1 $13.79

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