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Ms. Stark from New York NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Growing Together: Spring Parent Conference Fun!

My students need sensory paints, collage boards, musical blocks, a laminator and sheets, velcro, binder rings, ink pads, a binding machine, and bags to put together a Spring Parent Activity Night.

  • $860 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I want the students in my school to have every experience their peers have. Our students all have a diagnosis of autism, intellectual disabilities, or other developmental disabilties. Each and every skill they gain, truly changes their lives. As a school, each day, our goal is to teach our students and their families to love learning new things and to explore the world.

People say it takes a village to raise a child.

At our school, it takes children, families, extended family, loved ones, teachers, para-professionals, related service providers and support staff to build transfer concepts from home to school and to the community. This process is a continuous cycle that is important for a team of committed people to work and learn together.

My Project

The teachers and providers at our school want to make parent teacher conferences a learning experience for all. We would like to get a laminator, laminating sheets, velcro, and binder rings, so we can make interactive books with visuals for our families to read and use with their children. We would like to get art materials to work with the families on making simple and fun art projects that they can then make at home. We would like to get the Music comic books for some of our students who are able to engage in writing and drawing to motivate them to write more details.

Parent engagement and involvement is important to teach our families how to be their children's best advocates.

Obtaining these materials will help us to teach our families ways to engage their students, at home, in a fun and exciting manner. We will also be able to provide them with materials that they are able to take home with them. Also, while they are meeting with their child's teacher, they will know that their child is engaged in appropriate activities.

Our goal is to continue using these materials to provide additional parent trainings and conferences for families, on topics of interest, that can be replicated at home.

Ms. Stark
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 48 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 5 mil thick, 100-Pack (TP5854-100),Clear • Amazon Business $23.12 5 $115.60
PP670 - Foam Sensory Paint - 5-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 3 $74.97
Fellowes Star+ 150 Manual Comb Binding Machine • Staples Advantage $66.05 1 $66.05
Music Blocks • Nasco $61.95 1 $61.95
LL171 - Lakeshore Washable Ink Pads Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $18.99 3 $56.97
Value Acme 1000pcs (500 Pair Sets) 20mm Diameter Sticky Back Coins Hook & Loop Self Adhesive Dots Tapes White-Delivery By FBA • Amazon Business $13.99 4 $55.96
Scotch Advanced Thermal Laminator, Extra Wide 13-Inch Input, 1-Minute Warm-up (TL1302VP) • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 11.45 x 17.48-Inches, 25-Pouches (TP3856-25) • Amazon Business $10.72 4 $42.88
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 14.4-Inches, Legal Size, 20-Pack (TP3855-20) • Amazon Business $7.39 5 $36.95
Lucky Line Products Binder Rings 2" Diameter 10 Pack (24610) • Amazon Business $6.99 5 $34.95
RR849 - Peel & Stick Collage Boards - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 2 $25.98
FG244 - Color-Diffusing Flowers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.29 2 $16.58
Outus Book Loose Leaf Binder Ring Keychain Key Rings, 1 Inch Diameter, 50 Pieces • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
COSCO Premium Small Brown Paper Shopping Bag, 50/Box (091565) • Amazon Business $12.24 1 $12.24
Fellowes Plastic Binding Combs, 1/2", 56-90-Sheet Capacity, Black, 100/Bx • Staples Advantage $5.85 1 $5.85
Fellowes Plastic Binding Combs, 3/8", 41-55-Sheet Capacity, Black, 100/Bx • Staples Advantage $4.30 1 $4.30
Fellowes Plastic Binding Combs, 5/16", 21-40-Sheet Capacity, Black, 100/Pk • Staples Advantage $3.91 1 $3.91
Staples Plastic Binding Combs, Black, 1/4", 20-Sheet Capacity, 100/Pk • Staples Advantage $3.23 1 $3.23

Materials cost

$684.34

Vendor shipping charges

$6.20

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.27

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$730.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$128.97

Total project goal

$859.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$859.78

1 Donor

-$429.89

Donations toward project cost

-$365.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$64.48

match offer

-$429.88

Match offer toward project cost

-$365.40

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$64.48

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$0.00

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