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Ms. T. from San Jose CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Happy Birthday Second Graders!

The cost of birthday celebration supplies such as birthday pencils, decorations, crowns, awards, construction paper and more is $383, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $383 goal

This project expired on March 26, 2007.

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For the past two years I have always started the school year with hopes of making every students' birthday special. However, I always find myself unable to follow-through. After finishing my second year teaching second grade in east San Jose, I realize this is something I want to change for next year. I want to make sure every student's day is a special learning experience. This proposal will provide the resources to make the students feel special on their day. In this proposal I am requesting some birthday cards, some birthday books, and prizes like birthday pencils. Additionally I am requesting materials to help the students make their birthday book. These books will showcase the student and the student's family. The materials will help us publish and then create a library of special students. I envision having a publishing party on their birthday, putting up the birthday banner and bulletin board for each special student. For those students whose birthdays take place in the summer, we will celebrate their half birthday. I really think this will make the classroom more welcoming and enjoyable for each and every student. It will also incorporate reading and writing standards. Thank you for careful consideration of our proposal.

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

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
First Games Set (Set of 4) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $40.38 1 $40.38
PARTY TIME BIRTHDAY DECOR ASSORTMENT -- Party Time Celebration Decor Assortment • Quill Corporation $26.99 1 $26.99
Riverside Paper Tru-Ray(R) Assorted Color Construction Paper, 24quot x 36quot • Office Depot Inc. $14.29 5 $71.45
Chutes and Ladders Game • Kaplan Early Learning Company $10.28 1 $10.28
Birthday Turtles Bulletin Board Set • Teacher's School Supply $8.99 1 $8.99
HAPPY BIRTHDAY CROWNS PK30 • Nasco $7.15 1 $7.15
Riverside Paper Tru-Ray(R) Assorted Color Construction Paper, 18quot x 24quot • Office Depot Inc. $6.79 5 $33.95
Happy Birthday to You! (Pop-Up) Dr Seuss, Seuss, Seuss Seuss • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Ereth's Birthday Avi, Brian Floca (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 1 $5.39
HAPPY BIRTHDAYASST. PENCILS, 24 CT -- Dixon-Ticonderoga Teacher Award Pencils; Assorted Happy Birthday • Quill Corporation $4.13 1 $4.13
Riverside Paper Glitter Construction Paper, 9quot x 12quot, Assorted Colors, Pack Of 50 • Office Depot Inc. $3.79 5 $18.95
Ladybug's Birthday Steve Metzger, James Williamson (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.15 1 $3.15
Way to Go! Recognition Awards • Teacher's School Supply $2.79 1 $2.79
Oh Joy! It s Your Birthday! Awards • Teacher's School Supply $2.79 1 $2.79
Star of the Week! Recognition Awards • Teacher's School Supply $2.79 1 $2.79
Huge Success! Recognition Awards • Teacher's School Supply $2.79 1 $2.79
Spanish Way to Go Awards • Teacher's School Supply $2.79 1 $2.79
Welcome Recognition Awards • Teacher's School Supply $2.79 1 $2.79
Great Progress Awards • Teacher's School Supply $2.79 1 $2.79
Happy Birthday! Recognition Awards • Teacher's School Supply $2.79 1 $2.79
Riverside Paper Tru-Ray(R) Assorted Color Construction Paper, 9quot x 12quot • Office Depot Inc. $1.79 5 $8.95

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