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Mrs. Gutierrez from Corona CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Giving My Students a Little Light in the Dark Days

Help me give my students pencils and something to do at home while there is no school, such as art activities, board games, card games, science kits, and crafts.

  • $605 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Coming to school is a safe haven for our students on campus. A majority of my students are Hispanic or Latino, in which 95% of the class is economically disadvantaged and qualify for free lunch. Many of my students have faced hardships that no 10-year-old child should ever face. Despite those hardships, they come to school with a smile on their face. Now my student do not have a safe haven where they can get meals and love from the staff members at our school.

Many of my students’ families rent out a bedroom and all live in the bedroom together.

Most of my students do not have a lot. They have clothes and some basic toys. I want to give my students a classroom that students are excited to walk into where they have supplies to be successful and stay healthy. I am looking to fund projects that will help my students during this pandemic. Thank you for all your support!

My Project

Can you imagine being at home 24/7 right now with nothing to do? I know for me I have spent a lot of money on arts and crafts and games for my family. My classroom students do not have the means to do that. When conferencing with my class, I asked what they are doing for fun. Most of them stayed quiet. I asked why they were so quiet, then they shared they are very bored at home.

I would love to drop off a little something to each of my students that they can use during their quarantine time.

I have picked out games, arts and crafts and science projects for the kids in my class. I think they would LOVE to have something to do at home. It would make me so happy to drop off an activity and some pencils at each one of my students' houses! Please help me light up my students' lives with a little joy!

Mrs. Gutierrez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BIC MPEP241-Blk Ecolutions Xtra-Life Mechanical Pencil, Medium Point (0.7mm), 24-Count • Amazon Business $8.26 4 $33.04
LLIVEKIT A4 Laminator Machine, 3 in 1 9'' Portable Thermal Laminating Machine with 20 Pouches, Paper Trimmer and Corner Rounder, for Home Office School • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
3M Laminating Pouch Kit with All Varieties of Laminating Pouche (1) • Amazon Business $24.51 1 $24.51
LEGO Creator 3in1 Deep Sea Creatures 31088 Make a Shark, Squid, Angler Fish, and Crab with this Sea Animal Toy Building Kit (230 Pieces) • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
The Magic School Bus: The World of Germs • Amazon Business $20.00 1 $20.00
George & Company LLC LCR Dice Game Set Bundle (Left Right Center) - 3 Pack Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
4M 3782 Green Science Solar Rover Kit DIY Solar Power, Eco-Engineering Stem Toys Educational Gift for Kids & Teens, Boys & Girls • Amazon Business $19.02 1 $19.02
STMT DIY Wooden charm & Tassel Jewelry Art & Craft Kit by Horizon Group USA, Design & Create 10Piece of Vsco Girl Jewelry, Includes Wood Charms, Colorful Tassels, Beads, Chains & More, Multicolored • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Craft-tastic – Dream Catcher Kit – Craft Kit Makes 2 Dream Catchers • Amazon Business $16.96 1 $16.96
Paint by Sticker Kids: Create 10 Pictures One Sticker at a Time • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Paper Mate Sharpwriter Mechanical Pencil 7 mm Disposable 12 Each • Amazon Business $3.94 4 $15.76
Jojo Siwa Reversible Sequin Unicorn Notebook Journal Set, Diary, Pen and Stickers Included, Coloring Activity Book for Drawing and Writing Kit for Girls and Kids • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Hasbro Gaming Bop It! Electronic Game for Kids Ages 8 & Up • Amazon Business $14.92 1 $14.92
Regal Games Double 6 Dominoes in Reusable Tin Case • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Creativity For Kids Grow 'N Glow Terrarium Science Kits for Kids - Create Your Own Mini Ecosystem, Educational Toys • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
VOYAgers group Big Sale - Craft Kits for Kids & Adults - Play Foam - Modelling Art kit - Super Soft Dough - Modelling Clay - 3 in 1 Penguin + Dinosaur + Owl • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Mancala For Kids - Simple Strategy Game That Appeals to Kids by Pressman • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
AMAV Sand Art Glitter & Glow Activity Kit - DIY Make Your Own Beautiful Colorful Sand Art in Bottle • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
LEGO Creator 3in1 Futuristic Flyer 31086 Building Kit (157 Pieces) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Board Games Floor Games Board Games ,Kids Board Game,Kids Adults[no Box,Simple Packaging] Family Kids Learning Toys Party Game Picnic Outdoor Sport Toy • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
LEGO Creator 3in1 Dune Buggy 31087 Building Kit (147 Pieces) • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Jenga Classic Game • Amazon Business $10.27 1 $10.27
Melissa & Doug Created by Me! Sweet Treats Resin Trinket Boxes Craft Kit (Cupcake, Ice Cream, 12 Paints, 2 Brushes, Great Gift for Girls and Boys - Best for 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Year Olds and Up) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Unomor 48 Pack Valentines Day Cootie Catcher Cards Game with 8 Designs Pre-folded Cards for Kids School Games Classroom Exchange Valentines Day Gift Party Favors, Envelopes Included • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Beadery Mega Bucket of Bands, 8000Piece, Neon Multi • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Monopoly Ms.Monopoly Board Game for Ages 8 & Up • Amazon Business $8.88 1 $8.88
Darice 120-Piece Deluxe Art Set – Art Supplies for Drawing, Painting and More in a Plastic Case - Makes a Great Gift for Children and Adults • Amazon Business $8.30 1 $8.30
UNO Minecraft Card Game • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Paint by Sticker Kids: Unicorns & Magic: Create 10 Pictures One Sticker at a Time! Includes Glitter Stickers • Amazon Business $6.38 1 $6.38

Materials cost

$430.14

Vendor shipping charges

$7.98

State sales tax

$39.36

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$513.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.69

Total project goal

$604.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$604.62

9 Donors

-$387.30

Donations toward project cost

-$329.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.09

match offer

-$217.32

Match offer toward project cost

-$184.72

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.60

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$0.00

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