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Ms. Lellos from Belmont MA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-on Learning Organization and Storage

Help me give my students access to the hands-on materials they love and need with basic organization and storage options!

  • $218 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My first graders are a bundle of joy. They particularly love the hands-on curriculum we have at our school. I'm constantly impressed by their curious minds, eagerness to learn, and growth.

My students have grown exponentially in their social-emotional learning this year.

They practice kindness, respect, and community-building every day. I love noticing little acts of kindness I see between them when they don't know I'm watching. I also love seeing them grow in their ability to problem solve and empathize.

My Project

Hands-on supplies are a huge part of my classroom. We have manipulatives for math that make difficult abstract concepts more concrete. To help solidify phonics skills and sight words, we use letter chips, stamps, and more to give students a hands-on approach to word study. Our STEAM and Word Study centers house all the materials students need to bring their learning to life, but we're woefully lacking in storage and organization.

Effective hands-on learning requires the materials to be accessible to all in a coherent, organized manner.

We could really use an upgrade in this department. Something as simple as clear containers would really help my students be able to get their materials faster and get to the fun part - learning! Students will benefit from this project because when the classroom is disorganized, it is difficult for students to access the materials they need to learn in a hands-on manner.

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sterilite 19849806 18 Quart/17 Liter Ultra Latch Box, Clear with a White Lid and Black Latches, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $39.89 1 $39.89
ArtSkills Display Board, 36" x 48", White, 6 Pack • Amazon Business $29.42 1 $29.42
IRIS USA, Inc. TB-42 12 Quart Stack & Pull Box, Clear, 6 Stack and Pull • Amazon Business $19.53 1 $19.53
GIBSON HOLDERS 6A 2-Wire Display Stand, Black, 12-Pack • Amazon Business $16.94 1 $16.94
Pendaflex Portable File Box, 11"H x 14" W x 11 1/8" D, Granite (41747) • Amazon Business $16.73 1 $16.73
Officemate Hanging File Frame, Letter Size, Adjustable 14 to 18-Inches, 2 Pack (91990) • Amazon Business $13.46 1 $13.46
Command White Hooks (GP001-9NA)- 9 hooks and 12 strips • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Handy Basics Liquid Motion Bubbler for Sensory Play, Fidget Toy, Children Activity, Desk Top Accessory (Color May Vary, 1 Bubbler) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$152.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$185.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.69

Total project goal

$217.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$217.93

3 Donors

-$175.28

Donations toward project cost

-$163.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.29

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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